Equinox tomorrow, homemade applesauce, honey remedies, extending harvest

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 22, 2019

honey

Now the beautiful business of summer is over,
Earth wraps herself in a bright, leaf-patterned shawl.
The hives cement the prodigal juice of the clover
And spendthrift gold is hoarded in bin and stall.

–Jean S. Untermeyer (1886–1970)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Autumnal Equinox 2020: The First Day of Fall
Autumnal Equinox 2020: The First Day of Fall

In 2020, the autumnal equinox—also called the September equinox or fall equinox—arrives on Tuesday, September 22. Fall begins in the Northern Hemisphere and spring begins in the Southern Hemisphere. Read about the signs of fall and the ways we mark...
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Hyacinth Planting

Time to plant your hyacinth bulbs! September and October for the North while October and November are best for the South. The hole should be 6 to 8 inches deep and 4 to 6 inches apart. Water after planting.

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How to Extend Your Harvest

Are your beans, tomatoes, and garden crops still producing? There are ways to extend that season just a bit longer. We’ll show you 6 techniques.
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Live Like Someone Left The Gate Open

Colorful socks with terrifc advice! Makes a great gift!

 

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How to Make a Bird Seed Wreath
How to Make a Bird Seed Wreath

Learn how to make a bird seed wreath with these simple instructions, and create something very special for the birds in your neighborhood!
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

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Homemade Applesauce for Canning
Homemade Applesauce for Canning

Making homemade applesauce is so easy and takes just minutes—and then you can preserve your fall apples by canning your applesauce in a water bath canner for year-round deliciousness.
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Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 

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Honey Natural Remedies: Not Just for Tea
Honey Natural Remedies: Not Just for Tea

Looking for a natural alternative to common over-the-counter medications? The cure may be closer than you think. Learn more about natural remedies using honey!
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Flamingo Salt and Pepper Shakers

Just for fun, the holes in the shaker’s lids form an S and P! More designs also available.

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