When to plant mums, September gardening tips, fire cider

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 6, 2019


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

Jane Curtin (actress) was born on this day in 1947.
Luciano Pavarotti (opera singer) died on this day in 2007.

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?


How To: Fix Aging Skin (Do This Everyday)

If you’re over 40 and frustrated with aging, wrinkly skin, get this… My good friends and trusted colleagues Dr. John Layke and Dr. Payman Danielpour put together a presentation revealing a 2-minute home method to restore youthful skin… And as of me writing this, it’s touched the lives of over 4 million people… Click now to discover this youth-restoring breakthrough for yourself:
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.
Tea Towel Set

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

Why is Friday the 13th Unlucky? | Origin of Friday the 13th
Why is Friday the 13th considered a “bad luck” day? Discover the origins of this superstitious day—and when the next Friday the 13th will occur!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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

Broccoli and Cheese Twice-Baked Potatoes

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

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.
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!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Makes a great gardener gift!