First frost dates, geraniums, cooking acorns

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, September 7, 2017

harvest moon

The mellow moon, the changing leaves,
The earlier setting sun,
Proclaim at last, my merry boys,
The harvest-time begun
.
–Charles G. Eastman (1816–60)

 

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Cummins: Stay Ahead of the Storm

 
Frost Dates Calculator
Frost Dates Calculator

What are your final spring frost dates and first fall frost dates? Just punch your zip code or postal code into our Frost Dates Calculator for the United States and Canada to see frost dates for your location (based on the nearest weather station)!  
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Keeps avid weather watchers engaged and entertained day after day for up to 4 years! 

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Prevent Basement Flooding
Prevent Basement Flooding

Spring rain and summer storms are great for the garden, but a wet basement is never a good surprise. Here are some tips to prevent flooding and dampness in your basement.
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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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Geraniums
Geraniums

Geraniums are a longtime favorite of gardeners. They are easy to grow, colorful, and emit a lovely scent. Here’s how to grow geraniums in your home and garden!
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The Almanac Weather Rock

100% accurate weather predictor! If the rock is wet, it’s raining. If it’s dry and still, just wait a minute—it’s a mistake and will change soon.

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How to Prepare and Cook Acorns
How to Prepare and Cook Acorns

Have you ever wondered if the squirrels might be onto something? In fact, they are! Acorns are extremely nutritious and readily available in nature, making them a healthy addition to many recipes. Here’s how to prepare and cook acorns!
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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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