Value of leaves, night sky guide, fruit in pots

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, October 5, 2018

pheasant

Fresh October brings the pheasant;
Then to gather nuts is pleasant
.
–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

 
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The Value of Leaves
Gardener's Gold

The Value of Leaves
Foliage season is a mixed blessing. I have one eye on the gorgeous spectacle of changing colors and the other eye on the value of these leaves—and how I can put them to work.

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2019 MOON WALL CALENDAR

Want to enjoy the beautiful Moon year-round? Check out our 2019 Moon Wall Calendar that is loaded with amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!   

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$10.99
2019 MOON WALL CALENDAR
 
Fruit to Grow in Pots: Best Varieties
Fruit to Grow in Pots

Fruit to Grow in Pots: Best Varieties
Blueberries, cherries, and other small fruit shrubs produce faster in big tubs and pots! Here are some varieties I recommend.

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Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!

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$31.97
Kitchen Clocks
 
How to Read the Wind
Feeling Wind Speed

How to Read the Wind
It’s hurricane season so let’s talk about wind. Bob talks about how we can tell wind speed by feeling the wind on our skin and observing the world around us. Learn about the Beaufort Scale and why 30 mph wind needs to be taken seriously.

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Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook

A collection of more than 120 mouthwatering recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, plus kitchen tips and food facts and folklore. 

 

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$14.95
Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook
 
October 2018 Night Sky Guide
October's Night Sky

October 2018 Night Sky Guide
Here are highlights of the October 2018 night sky! We’ll help you spot bright planets, meteor showers, and night sky events!

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Keeps avid weather watchers engaged and entertained day after day for up to 4 years! 

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$14.95
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook
 
Apple Recipes: 15 Favorites for Fall
Top 10 Apple Recipes

Apple Recipes: 15 Favorites for Fall
Enjoy 15 of our must-make apple recipes, including a delicious apple pie recipe, apple cake, apple crisp, apple butter, apple walnut bread, applesauce, and even some savory options. 

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Red Mercury Lantern

Buy 2 or more and get $2.00 off each while supplies last. Includes 10 lights and a 6-hour timer. Takes 2 AA batteries.

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$14.95
Red Mercury Lantern