Crocuses, peak foliage forecast, extra-bright northern lights

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, September 24, 2019

apples

The beech is dipped in wine; the shower
Is burnished; on the swinging flower
   The latest bee doth sit.
The low sun stares through dust of gold.
And o'er the darkened heath and wold
   The large ghost-moth doth flit.
In every orchard Autumn stands,
With apples in his golden hands.

–Alexander Smith (1829–67)

 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
Crocuses
Plant Crocuses Now

Crocuses
When it seems like winter will never lose its icy grip, the dainty crocus pushes through the snow to put on a show of colorful revival. Plant this perennial flower in the fall for an early spring delight!  Here’s how to plant, grow, and care for crocuses in your garden!

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Indoor Grilling?

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Indoor Grilling?
 
What Are the Northern Lights?
Extra-Bright Northern Lights

What Are the Northern Lights?
Along with the colorful leaves that fall ushers in, the night sky has its own colorful display near the equinox. The northern lights—one of nature’s most dazzling events—are extra-visible. Shimmering curtains of color waft in the night air. Huge arcs and pillars of color dance and...

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Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)
 
Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds
Zucchini Fritters

Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds

Our Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds are just delicious—and take no time to make.

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How to Make Apple Cider With an Apple Press
Making Fresh Apple Cider

How to Make Apple Cider With an Apple Press
Here’s how to make apple cider with a press! It’s a great way to celebrate fall—and that pure, fresh apple cider taste is like nothing you’ve ever tasted from a grocery store. It’s simple and lots of fun!

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