Start raising chickens, upside-down apple pie, predicting frost, green tomatoes

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, October 7, 2019

landscape
The trees are in their autumn beauty,
The woodland paths are dry,
Under the October twilight the water
Mirrors a still sky
.
–William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

Monday, October 7, 2019
280th day of the year


 
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How to Get Started

Raising Chickens 101: How to Get Started
So, you’d like to raise your own chickens? Be sure you’re ready to commit! Here’s the first article in our six-part beginner’s guide to raising chickens. Let’s “start from scratch,” so to speak.
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How to Predict a Frost

How to Predict a Frost
Learn how to predict frost, differentiate between a light frost and a hard freeze, and protect your garden from frost with these tips!
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Ripening Green Tomatoes

How to Ripen Green Tomatoes
When temperatures begin to drop, tomatoes stop ripening, so it’s time to take action! We will show you how to ripen your green tomatoes both on and off the vine—and also when it’s your cue to remove those tomatoes from the vine.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?  
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Growing Fruit in Pots

Fruit to Grow in Pots: Best Varieties
Blueberries, cherries, and other small fruit shrubs produce faster in big tubs and pots! Here are some varieties I recommend.
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Upside-Down Apple Pie

Upside-Down Apple Pie With Pecans

Want an apple pie to impress your friends and family? Make Upside-Down Apple Pie With Pecans!

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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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