When to plant mums, September gardening tips, fire cider

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 6, 2019

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Through sunny days and yellow weeks,
With clouds that melt in tears,
The glory of the harvest speaks
In all the silken ears
.
–J. Hazard Hartzell (1830–90)

 

Friday, September 6, 2019
249th day of the year


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
When to Plant Mums

Chrysanthemums: When to Really Plant Mums
Every year in the fall, I suffer a bout of mum madness when garden centers and big boxes brim with chrysanthemums. They produce lovely fall colors, but is fall really the best time to plant them?
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September Garden Tips

September Gardening Tips
After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season. September’s silent song drives me to do things fast, before the frosts of fall. Here are some September gardening tips.
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Tea Towel Set

Set of 3 with farm animal designs. Made of absorbent cotton. Measures 27” x 17”.
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$11.99
 
Next Friday the 13th

Why Is Friday the 13th Unlucky? | Origin of Friday the 13th
The next Friday the 13th is March 13, 2020. Why is this day often associated with bad luck? What is the meaning of Friday the 13th and how did this superstition even begin? Find out—and enjoy fun freaky facts!
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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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$10.99
 
Broccoli and Cheese Taters

Broccoli and Cheese Twice-Baked Potatoes

Who doesn’t love a baked potato loaded with gooey, melted cheese?

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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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$16.95
 
Fire Cider Health Tonic

How to Make Fire Cider
Fire cider is a traditional tonic made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar.  It’s been used for generations as a remedy to ward off sickness and promote health. See how to make fire cider!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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$5.99 (Save $4)