Enrich winter soil, fall cleanup, fire cider

Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 15, 2017

apple tree branch

Take the fruit I give you, says the bending tree;
Nothing but a burden is it all to me.
Lighten ye my branches, let them toss in air.
Only leave me freedom, next year's load to bear
.
–Lucy Larcom (1824–93)

 

Friday, September 15, 2017
258th day of the year


Prince Harry (youngest son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana) was born on this day in 1984.
Johnny Ramone (guitarist and co-founder of The Ramones) died on this day in 2004.


 

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Enrich Your Winter Soil

How to Plant Cover Crops to Enrich Soil This Winter
Late summer is the perfect time to sow cover crops for winter. In this video, we will show you how it’s done.
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It’s important to get the garden beds cleaned up in the fall. Here are some helpful tips.
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How to Overwinter Geraniums

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Geraniums are a longtime favorite of Almanac 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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This Double-Apple Walnut Bread is a great alternative to traditional banana bread. Whether served warm or cold, this bread makes a great breakfast, snack, or dessert!

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