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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
265th day of the year

Scott Baio (actor) was born on this day in 1961.
Yogi Berra (baseball player), exactly 69 years following his 1946 MLB debut. died on this day in 2015.


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Welcome Fall!

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.
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

Extending Your Growing Season: Using Row Covers, Cold Frames, and More Techniques
Extend your growing season into the colder months so that you can harvest fresh food from your garden later in the year. 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

Best Fall Recipes
Enjoy our best fall recipes made with your favorite seasonal ingredients—pumpkin, apples, carrots, and more—from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
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.