NOT the Harvest Moon, birth flowers, classic crisp

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, September 5, 2017

woodlot forest

September strews the woodlot o'er
With many a brilliant color;
The world is brighter than before,
Why should our hearts be duller
–Thomas W. Parsons (1819–92)


Tuesday, September 5, 2017
248th day of the year

Freddie Mercury (singer) was born on this day in 1946.
Leo Penn (director) died on this day in 1998.



What is a Harvest Moon?

What Is a Harvest Moon?
In 2018, the Harvest Moon falls on September 24. But what is the Harvest Moon and why is it so special? Learn more—and shine on, Harvest Moon!


Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder Lid

Turn any standard Mason jar into a toothbrush and toothpaste holder, or use it to hold other items around the craft room or kitchen. Aluminum lid is food safe, dishwasher safe, and will not rust. Jar and accessories are not included. This lid fits any standard Mason jar.
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Start Herbs from Cuttings

Starting Herbs from Cuttings
Grow new herbs from cuttings easily and for free! Late summer is the perfect time to do this, although cuttings can be taken almost anytime.
Metal Wind Spinners

Features a deep, colorful finish that pulses and glitters with sunshine and wind. The effect is mesmerizing!
Gardening by the Moon

Gardening by the Moon's Sign September 2017
Use the September 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best days for the following garden tasks.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
Birth Flower for September

September Birth Flowers
In the late summer, as the air cools, there are still many beautiful flowers to enjoy and give. Learn about the two September birth flowers.
Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

SAVE 42% ($5 off) Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
Classic Crisp

Oatmeal Apple Crisp

A delicious apple crisp that’s just perfect for the fall season. Good with blueberries, too! (Use one quart.)

The Jeffersonian Rain Gauge

Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s affinity for invention, this unique device uses a float and lever design to measure up to 5 inches of rain or sprinkler water.