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Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 11, 2017
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 grape.
–Walt Whitman (1919–92)
Hurricane Names for the 2020 Hurricane Season
See the list of hurricane names for the 2020 season—plus, how hurricanes are named and a little history about naming hurricanes. Is your name or the name of a loved one listed this year?
Fall Leaves: Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Ever wonder why leaves change color? Did you know that fall’s vivid colors are actually hidden underneath summer’s green color? Also, the main reason for color change is not weather, but light, or actually the lack of it. Learn more.
Many gardeners dream of growing their own juicy apples. However, growing fruit takes long-term committment—from pruning apple trees for good form to pest control—for success. Here’s our expert advice on planting, growing, and harvesting apples.