Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons: It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
–Walt Whitman (1819–92)
How to Tell If a Watermelon Is Ripe Every year I am faced with the same dilemma: how to tell if a watermelon is ripe. Muskmelons are easy—they will slip right off the vine at the peak of perfection. However, watermelons remain firmly attached even when they are overripe.
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, and greenhouses. See our article and video with some ideas to keep those pickings ...
Monthly Horoscope for September 2018 Here’s your monthly horoscope for September 2018. What could be in store for this month? Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides an astrological prediction at a glance for all 12 zodiac signs.