Rosh Hashanah begins, Saturn and Jupiter easy to find, Swiss chard

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 29, 2019

leaves

Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
Fluttering from the autumn tree.

–Emily Jane Brontë (1818–48)

Sunday, September 29, 2019
272nd day of the year


Bryant Gumbel (broadcast journalist) was born on this day in 1948.
Tony Curtis (actor) died on this day in 2010.


 
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Rosh Hashanah Begins

Rosh Hashanah 2019
Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the year in the traditional Jewish calendar. Find out Rosh Hashanah dates for 2019 and beyond. Also, learn more about how Rosh Hashanah is celebrated—with many interesting traditions and symbolic foods!
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See Saturn and Jupiter Now

See Saturn and Jupiter in Early Fall
As autumn begins, we have a few more weeks to look at the most amazing part of the night sky. Let us easily locate the most photogenic telescopic targets, the planets Jupiter and Saturn. 
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Discover Chard

Swiss Chard
Swiss chard—or simply “chard”—is a member of the beet family that does well in both cool and warm temperatures. Here’s how to grow Swiss chard in your garden!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

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A Food Garden in the Spring?

Interested in a Food Garden Next Spring?
Perhaps you’ve been eyeing beautiful vegetables all summer long at farmers’ markets and farm stands. Maybe you have a small or large patch of lawn or weeds in a sunny backyard. If you’ve started thinking, “Hey, what about that garden next spring?,” here is some advice!
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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

These no-bake pies can be made up to 2 weeks ahead and frozen until serving.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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