Persimmon weather, perennials, Venus and Mars

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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October's face, benign and mellow,
Turns nuts to brown and leaves to yellow;
But (like the Scorpion, sting in tail)
He ends with frost and scourging hail
.
–Jan Struther (1901–53)

 

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