When is the Harvest Moon?, growing sweet potatoes, crunchy dill pickles

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 9, 2019

wheat

Where long the shadows of the wind had rolled, 
Green wheat was yielding to the change assigned; 
And as by some vast magic undivined 
The world was turning slowly into gold. 

​–Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869​–1935)

 

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Full Moon for September 2020
Full Moon for September 2020
The full Moon for September 2020 is the Full Corn Moon! (This year, the Harvest Moon will be in October instead.) Learn how the Corn Moon got its name—plus, see Moon phase dates, Best Days by the Moon, folklore, and more!
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It’s time to start freeze drying with a Harvest Right Freeze Dryer

A home freeze dryer from Harvest Right allows you to preserve your garden produce, leftovers, bulk purchases, and more. Freeze drying locks in both flavor and nutrition and can last for years, making freeze-dried food even better than fresh.

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Fall Weather Forecast 2020: October Brings a Treat for Halloween
Fall Weather Forecast 2020: October Brings a Treat for Halloween
As the days shorten and the leaves turn, we march on through autumn! Wondering what sort of weather the season will bring? Here’s a sneak peek at what to expect with our Almanac 2020 Fall Forecast.
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Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes
Learn how to grow sweet potatoes! A root vegetable with deep orange flesh, delicious sweet potatoes are commonly grown in southern regions as they require four months of warm weather; northern regions can have success with select varieties. Here’s how to plant, care for, and harvest sweet potatoes!
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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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Garter Snakes: The Gardener's Friend
Garter Snakes: The Gardener's Friend
Garter snakes are a gardener’s friend! Harmless to humans, they eat all the pests that wreak havoc in your garden. Learn more about the shy but helpful gardening helper who just wants to live peacefully in harmony with you—and eat your slugs!
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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  

 

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