Planting garlic in the fall, equinox facts, yellow jacket alert

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 20, 2019

fall flowers

O sweet September rain!
I hear it fall upon the garden beds,
Freshening the blossoms which begin to wane.

–Mortimer Collins, English poet (1827–76)

Friday, September 20, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Planting Fall Garlic

Planting Garlic in the Fall
Garlic is incredibly useful in the kitchen and surprisingly easy to grow in the garden. Learn how and when to plant garlic so that you can maximize your harvest!
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Freezing Peppers

Freezing Peppers
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The Misunderstood Equinox

The Old, Misunderstood Equinox
Can you balance an egg on the equinox? Are days and nights truly equal? Bob separates autumnal equinox facts from fiction.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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Carrot Risotto

Carrot Risotto

Our Carrot Risotto With Apple Cider is a colorful, cheesy side dish that goes with everything! If different-color carrots are available, use them!

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.
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Yellow Jacket Alert

Yellow Jacket Alert: Take the Sting Out of Fall
Seemingly out of nowhere, yellow jackets come at you and strike at blazing speed. Their venom hurts like the devil. How do you deter yellow jackets, eliminate wasp nests, and treat yellow jacket stings? Take a quick read if you have yellow jacket problems.
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