Why leaves change, hurricane names, apple butter

Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 11, 2017

grape arbor

Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling, 
Give me juicy autumnal fruit ripe and red from the orchard, 
Give me a field where the unmowed grass grows, 
Give me an arbor, give me the trellised grap
–Walt Whitman (1919–92)


Monday, September 11, 2017
254th day of the year

Moby (musician) was born on this day in 1965.
John Ritter (actor) died on this day in 2003.


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List of Names for the 2018 Hurricane Season
Here is the list of hurricane names for the 2018 hurricane season including the Atlantic Basin (Miami hurricanes) and Eastern North-Pacific (California hurricanes).
Why Leaves Change Color

Fall Leaves: Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Why do leaves change color in the fall? When exactly do they change, and how does the process occur? Find out.
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Apple Harvest

How are your apple trees growing? Don’t forget to water young trees as they establish their root systems! Here’s more advice on planting, growing, and harvesting apples.
The 2018 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.
Apple Butter Recipe

Apple Butter

Make your own apple butter with this simple recipe. Apple butter is a delicious alternative to peanut butter, and a great way to use fresh apples.

The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Features dramatic images of the Moon!