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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)

 

Monday, September 4, 2017
247th day of the year


Beyonce Knowles (singer) was born on this day in 1981.
Joan Rivers (comedienne) died on this day in 2014.



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Asters in the Garden

Aster
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to the garden in late summer and autumn when many of your other summer blooms may be fading.
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September Gardening Tips

September Song: September Gardening Tips
After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season, heading towards dormancy or death. 
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Sky Map for January

Sky Map
Free, printable star chart for this month.
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Caramel Apple Crumb Pie

In bygone days, apple pie this good was grounds for a marriage proposal. Bake with caution!

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Estimating Distances

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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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