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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.


Cardiologist: “I Beg Everyone To Quit 3 Foods”

Dr. Steven Gundry reveals the real reason you aren’t losing weight…
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.
Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner

Remove weeds and their roots in one quick spin! The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.
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.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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

Garden Patch Potato Salad

Move over traditional picnic salads, here comes Garden Patch Potato Salad. Even those who do not care for potato salad have been converted by this one!

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.
Raising Honeybees

Beekeeping 101: Getting Started Part 1—The Bees
When it comes to raising honeybees, there’s plenty of buzz out there. Before you get started, be sure that you are ready to handle the task.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Hardcover Collector's Edition

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