Foliage forecast, squash bugs, kale recipes

Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 18, 2017

sunflowers in autumn

Here and yonder, high and low,
Goldenrod and sunflowers glow
.
–Robert Kelley Weeks (1840–86)

 

Monday, September 18, 2017
261st day of the year


Darryl Sittler (hockey player) was born on this day in 1950.
"Bullet" Bob Hayes (Olympic gold medalist and football player) died on this day in 2002.


 

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Fall Foliage Prediction

Fall Foliage Forecast 2017
One of the joys of fall is the beautiful fall foliage—the reds, oranges, yellows, and browns. How will weather affect their color? Is it a good year for pretty leaves? See our 2017 fall foliage forecast.
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Equinox Coming Up

Autumnal Equinox 2018: First Day of Fall
The autumnal equinox or September equinox next falls on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Here’s everything you need to know about the equinox and signs of the equinox in nature.
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Protect Plants from Frost

Protecting Your Garden From Frost
Here are tips on how to protect your garden from frost and design a garden to reduce frost damage—plus, a handy chart listing dangerous temperature lows for vegetables.
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Get Rid of Squash Bugs

Squash Bugs
What are those bugs on your squash? Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of squash bugs in your garden.
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Delicious Recipes Using Kale

Kale Recipes
Kale is all the rage right now—and for good reason! Much like its well-loved cousin, spinach, kale is a healthy and versatile leafy green. Here are a few of our favorite kale recipes!
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