windowsill herbs, first day of seasons, sweet potatoes

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, September 21, 2017

natural rose

Over! The sweet summer closes,
The reign of the roses is done
.
–Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–92)

 

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Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes
Learn how to grow sweet potatoes! A root vegetable with deep orange flesh, delicious sweet potatoes are commonly grown in southern regions as they require four months of warm weather; northern regions can have success with select varieties. Here’s how to plant, care for, and harvest sweet potatoes!
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Family Roots Wall Art

This brilliant and highly reflective 16-inch metal art piece was laser-cut from rugged steel and then powder-coated for rust resistance and durability. Handcrafted with a 7-step metallic deep color infusion process and features a unique swirl pattern that creates an additional layer of dimension and interest. 

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Growing Herbs Indoors
Growing Herbs Indoors
Even just a few pots of herbs indoors can supply you with wonderful flavors at your fingertips year-round. All you need is a sunny windowsill or grow lights. Here are seven herbs that will grow well indoors and provide you with beauty, flavor, and scents into winter!
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Northern Pike Coat Rack

The five coat hooks resemble fishing lures!

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Should You Walk or Run in the Rain?
Should You Walk or Run in the Rain?
It’s storm season. You finish dinner at a restaurant and it’s suddenly pouring. You gaze at your car parked not so far away. Is it better to walk or run in the rain?
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Buy the Almanac for Kids, Volume 7, and GET VOLUMES 6 AND 5 FOR FREE! 

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Best Fishing Days and Times
Best Fishing Days and Times
The best times to fish are when the fish are naturally more active.
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2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Buy 2 or more calendars and get free shipping with promo code: FREESHIP

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How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health
How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health
Fire cider is a traditional folk recipe made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. It’s a potent tonic that’s been used generations as a remedy to ward off sickness and boost health. See how to make fire cider!
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