Labor Day, super burgers, woolly worms, earthshine

Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 2, 2019

fireflies

Look! Look down in the garden how
The firefly lights are flitting now!
A million tiny sparks I know
Flash through the pinks and golden-glow.

–Evaleen Stein (1863–1923)

 

Monday, September 2, 2019
245th day of the year


Salma Hayek (actress) was born on this day in 1966.
Bob Denver (actor) died on this day in 2005.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Meaning of Labor day

When Is Labor Day 2019?
Labor Day falls on September 2, 2019—and this year is the 125th anniversary of Labor Day! Unlike many holidays, Labor Day doesn’t have many rituals other than end-of-summer barbecues. So what is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it?
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Woolly Worms and Winter

Woolly Bear Caterpillars and Weather Prediction
The woolly bear caterpillar—also called woolly worm or fuzzy worm—has the reputation of being able to forecast the coming winter weather. Whether this is fact or folklore, learn more about this legendary caterpillar and how to “read” the worm!
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What is Earthshine?

What is Earthshine?
Ever noticed that you can sometimes see the part of the Moon that isn’t lit up?  That’s earthshine!  Historically, this is called “the new Moon in the old Moon’s arms.” Learn more about earthshine.
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Bright and Sturdy Umbrellas

These stylish umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.
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Fall Asters

Asters
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to the garden in late summer and autumn when many of your other summer blooms may be fading.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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Super Burgers!

Super Summer Burgers

These amazing gourmet burgers will have your mouth watering with delicious toppings, including applewood bacon. This is an upscale burger recipe for a special feast!

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Summer Salsa Salad

Summer Salsa Salad

This salsa salad earned first place in the 2011 Garden-Fresh Recipe Contest. The editors loved it! Serve as a side or serve with tortilla chips.

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