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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 19, 2018

nothing gold

Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay
.
–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
262nd day of the year


Trisha Yearwood (singer) was born on this day in 1964.
Jackie Collins (author) died on this day in 2015.


 
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Fall Asters

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.
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Preserving Your Herbs

Preserving Herbs
Although I grow many herbs fresh in pots and in my greenhouse for year-round use, I also like to preserve an abundant supply for the long season when nothing grows outdoors. It’s fun and not all that time-consuming.
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Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
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$15.99
 
Predicting With Persimmons

Predicting Weather Using a Persimmon Seed
According to weather folklore, you can predict winter weather with a persimmon seed. Here’s how to do it! Plus, enjoy recipes for persimmon pudding and persimmon bread.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.
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$9.99
 
Garden Patch Potato Salad

Garden Patch Potato Salad

Move over, traditional potato salads, here comes Garden Patch Potato Salad! Experiment with veggies of your liking or make it as written.

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Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.
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$144.99
 
Raising Honeybees

Beekeeping 101: Planning for Honey Bees
If you’ve decided to move forward with raising bees, let’s get down to business: Learn your beekeeping rules and regulations, choose the right location for your hives, and make sure you have the right habitat.  Here are answers to your practical questions.
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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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$16.95