Apple cider vinegar, avoid bulb problems, indoor herbs

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 10, 2018

woodlot

September strews the woodlot o'er
With many a brilliant color;
The world is brighter than before,
Why should our hearts be duller?

–Thomas W. Parsons (1819–92)

Monday, September 10, 2018
253rd day of the year


Randy Johnson (baseball player) was born on this day in 1963.
Jane Wyman (actress) died on this day in 2007.


 
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September Sky Highlights

Sky Watch: September 2018
Welcome to your September 2018 Sky Watch. We’ll help you spot the best night sky events of September, including four bright planets, several beautiful Moon pairings, and a glowing green comet! Also, note the upcoming autumnal equinox!
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Growing Herbs Indoors

Growing Herbs Indoors
Even just a few pots of herbs indoors can supply you with wonderful flavors year-round. Even better, herbs are very easy to harvest if they’re growing within reach! All you need is a sunny windowsill—or, you could use grow lights. Here are seven herbs that will grow well indoors.
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Christmas Aprons

These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold holiday prints. Impress your guests! Supplies are limited.
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Avoid Bulb Problems Now

15 Flower Bulb Growing Tips (to Avoid Bulb Problems)
We adore spring bulbs (which you plant in the fall!). The flowers return year after year, delighting us with color after a long winter. However, we know that some people wonder why all of their bulbs did not come up. Here are 15 tips on growing bulbs—and avoiding bulb problems later.
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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.
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When to Pick Each Veggie

When to Harvest Vegetables and Fruit
How do you know when fruit and vegetables are ready to pick? Whether you are a gardener or a grocery shopper, this harvest guide will help you recognize when your summer fruit and vegetables are at the peak of flavor.
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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.
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Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic

How to Make Fire Cider
Fire cider is a traditional tonic made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar.  It’s been used for generations as a remedy to ward off sickness and promote health. See how to make fire cider!
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Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
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