Full Hunter's Moon, best firewood, black walnut trees

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, October 13, 2019

october moon
Full Moon in October without frost, no frost 'til the full Moon in November.

Sunday, October 13, 2019
286th day of the year

Marie Osmond (singer) was born on this day in 1959.
Stephen Ambrose (historian) died on this day in 2002.

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Full Hunter's Moon Tonight

Full Moon for October 2019
When is the Full Hunter’s Moon—and what’s the meaning behind its name? Plus, find your Moon phase dates, Best Days by the Moon, folklore, and more!
Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference book that includes all of our expertise.
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Curing and Storing Pumpkins

How to Grow, Cure and Store Pumpkins
Pumpkins are real stars in the fall vegetable garden.
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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?  
Black Walnut Trees

Black Walnut Trees
The black walnut tree (Juglans nigra) is one of North America’s most valuable and beautiful native trees, but it does have a “dark side.”  Here’s what you should know before planting a black walnut in your yard—and all about harvesting and eating walnuts, too.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes. 
Plum Cake Recipe

Heavenly Plum Kuchen

The German phrase “Kaffee und Kuchen” refers to a sort of afternoon coffee break when folks get together to share some cake and good conversation.

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Best Firewood

Best Firewood: Heat Values and Wood-Burning Tips
Do you use firewood to heat your home? Here is a list of the best types of firewood to burn—sorted by high, medium, and low heat value—as well as a few important wood-burning tips.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.
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