Sunset today, hibiscus, how to spot a fake farmers' market

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 4, 2019

september woods

September strews the woodlot o'er
With many a brilliant color;
The world is brighter than before,
Why should our hearts be duller?

–Thomas W. Parsons (1819–92)

 

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Sunrise & Sunset Calculator
Sunrise & Sunset Calculator
Our sunrise and sunset calculator displays the Sun rise and set times for the U.S. and Canada. The tool will also show you the length of day, when dawn will break, and when darkness will descend.
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Hibiscus
Hibiscus
Hardy perennial hibiscus add the beauty of tropical hibiscus to the garden, but can withstand cold winter temperatures that kill the actual tropical varieties. Here’s how to grow hardy hibiscus in your garden!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Saving Flower Seeds from the Garden
Saving Flower Seeds from the Garden
If you have grown a flower that has a beautiful bloom or aroma, you’ll want to plant that flower again!  Save its seeds and that single flower can generate dozens or even hundreds more! See how to save a flower’s seeds to plant again—and which flowers are best for seed-saving.
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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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Is Your Farmers' Market the Real Deal?
Is Your Farmers' Market the Real Deal?
You go to a farmers’ market for super fresh, local produce. You’re hoping to avoid shady characters. Here are tips on getting the best bounty and spotting the farmers’ market fakes!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!

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Canning for Beginners: What Is Canning?
Canning for Beginners: What Is Canning?
Home canning is experiencing a resurgence of interest. Imagine preserving the taste of vegetables and fruit at their peak to enjoy all-year long. From homemade pickles to tomato sauce and jams, canning captures the best flavors. See our introduction to canning for beginners to what canning is all...
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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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