Worst hurricanes, Sept. garden tips, tree tips

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, September 6, 2018

september flowers

There are flowers enough in the summertime,
More flowers than I can remember:
But none with the purple, gold, and red
That dyes the flowers of September
–Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

Thursday, September 6, 2018
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Worst Hurricanes in History

Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part I)
With the start of hurricane season upon us, let’s look back on some of the worst, most destructive hurricanes that have hit the United States.
Natural Pine Wind Spinner

Add some interest to your yard with this classic wind spinner! Watch the video to see it in action. Made in Vermont.
September's Song

September Gardening Tips
After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season. September’s silent song drives me to do things fast, before the frosts of fall. Here are some September gardening tips.
Animal Track Trivets

Functional and decorative, our trivet features the footprints of moose, deer, bear, wolf, and cougar. Trivet measures almost 8 inches in diameter and is laser-cut from high-quality birch plywood. 
Tree Tips for Fall

Tree-Planting Tips for Fall
From a tree’s point of view, fall is an excellent planting time—even better than spring. Many nurseries dig bare-root plants in the fall, sell some, and store the remainder through winter. Such plants are fresher in the fall, and the selection is better. Here’s everything you need to know about choosing and planting a tree!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Collector's Edition

Special hardcover edition with new, useful, and entertaining matter! Also featuring astronomical tables, tides, holidays, eclipses, and weather forecasts for all 18 regions of the United States.
Stuffed Lasagna With Greens

Rolled Stuffed Lasagna with Greens

For this main-dish lasagna recipe, use fresh-from-the-garden kale, spinach, collards, or chard.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.
$8.99 (Save $6)
Medical History by Accident

The First Lobotomy
As he went to work on the morning of September 13, 1848, Phineas Gage could not have known that he was about to amaze the world, confound doctors, and lay the basis for modern brain surgery.
Healing Stone Wind Chimes

Enjoy the soothing sounds of wind chimes precision-tuned to complement the natural properties of their gemstones. Choose from amethyst, jade, or turquoise.