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Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 22, 2017

ruddy moon

A touch of cold in the Autumn night— 
I walked abroad, 
And saw the ruddy moon lean over a hedge 
Like a red-faced farmer. 

–T.E. Hulme (1883–1917)


Friday, September 22, 2017
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Welcome Fall!

Autumnal Equinox 2020: The First Day of Fall
In 2020, the autumnal equinox—also called the September equinox or fall equinox—arrives on Tuesday, September 22. Fall begins in the Northern Hemisphere and spring begins in the Southern Hemisphere. Why do we mark the equinox? Here’s all you need...
Screaming Eagle Garden Stake

Features a bright and bold patriotic eagle that was made in the USA. Powder-coated metal for durability and rust resistance. 

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Extending the Season

Extend the Growing Season: Cold Frames, Row Covers, and Ideas
Extend your growing season into the colder months so that you can harvest fresh food from your garden later in the year. There are many innovative season extenders, including cold frames, hoop houses, row covers, row covers, and greenhouses. Here’s a video with some ideas.
Crescent Moon Wall Art

Limited supply! Measures 16 inches across and weighs almost 2 pounds. Made in the USA to last outdoors. Features a deep and brilliant finish. 

Stars of the Fall Garden

Asters: Stars of the Fall Garden
Summer is winding down but the asters are just getting started, adding splashes of lavender, purple, and pink to the fall garden.
Butterfly Wall Art Set

Set of 3 indoor/outdoor wall art pieces. Made in the USA and powder-coated for maximum rust resistance. Each large butterfly features a deep reflective finish. 

Autumn Recipe Ideas

Favorite Fall Recipes
Our Favorite Fall Recipes have been updated! Find new recipes using autumn’s flavors—apples, pumpkins and squash, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, root vegetables, and more!
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia! 

Hay Fever Gotcha Down?

7 Tips for Fall Allergy Relief
Fall allergy season is upon us, and if you’re one who suffers, you know all too well what this entails. Itchy eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat, sneezing. Here are 7 tips for fall allergy relief.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes.