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Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 4, 2017

september flowers

There are flowers enough in the summertime,
More flowers than I can remember: 
But none with the purple, gold, and red
That dyes the flowers of September

–Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

 

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Asters
Asters
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads that range in color from white to blue to purple. They bring delightful beauty to the garden in late summer and autumn, when many of our summer blooms may be fading. Here’s how to grow asters in your garden!
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Features dramatic images of the Moon!

 

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September Gardening Tips
September Gardening Tips
After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season. September’s silent song drives me to do things fast, before the frosts of fall. Here are some September gardening tips.
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Caramel Apple Crumb Pie
Caramel Apple Crumb Pie

Of all our apple pies, this Caramel Apple Crumb Pie is the winner! The cinnamon-spiced oat topping is wonderful.

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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia! 

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How to Estimate Distances
How to Estimate Distances
Did you know that your arm is about ten times longer than the distance between your eyes? That fact, together with a bit of math, can be used to estimate distances between you and any object of approximately known size.
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs. 

 

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