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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 22, 2019
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)
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...
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.
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.