Fall forecast (early snow?), new foliage forecast!

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 23, 2018

harvest moon

The red light from the harvest Moon
Illumes the stilly places;
The fleecy islands cast their shapes
Above the forest spaces

–Stephen Henry Thayer (1839–1919)

Sunday, September 23, 2018
266th day of the year

Chi McBride (actor) was born on this day in 1961.
Mary Frann (actress) died on this day in 1998.

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2018 Fall Weather Forecast

2018 Fall Weather Forecast: Snow Before Halloween?
This summer is now tied with the summer of 1934 as the fourth hottest on record in the United States. Will the arrival of fall bring relief from summer heat? See what to expect for your area in our 2018 Fall Weather Forecast!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.
New! Foliage Forecast

2018 Fall Foliage Forecast: Vivid Northeast But Mixed Bag Elsewhere
Our 2018 Fall Foliage Forecast is out—and we’ll be frank: It’s a mixed bag! While vivid leaf color is predicted for the Northeast, warm and wet summer weather conditions may subdue leaf color in other areas. See your region’s foliage forecast.
Kitchen Clocks

Metal kitchen clocks in 8 stunning designs!
Harvest Moon Tomorrow

What is the Harvest Moon?
In 2019, the Harvest Moon rises on the night of Friday the 13th! But what is the Harvest Moon and why is it so special? Learn more—and shine on, Harvest Moon!
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. 
Hibiscus for Fall

Hardy Hibiscus for the Fall
In mid-fall, most plants have stopped flowering. However, if you’d like a fall bloomer, this is the perfect time to plant hardy hibiscus. Learn about the best hibiscus varieties, including the beautiful Rose of Sharon—plus hibiscus growing tips.
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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