Orionid meteors, updated dog age chart, cinnamon for fall

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, October 20, 2019

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The dead leaves fall like noiseless rain,
The air is calm and warm and sweet;
Upon the woodland and the plain
The ghost of summer rests her feet.  

–Clinton Scollard (1860–1932)

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Cinnamon Is the Star Spice of the Fall Season
Cinnamon Is the Star Spice of the Fall Season

Every season has a star spice, and there’s no doubt that autumn ushers in the call for cinnamon to shine. Discover more about using this delicious and healthful spice.
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Spring Blooming Bulbs

It is fall bulb planting season! You will need a location with at least 6 hours of sunlight. Plant your bulbs 3x’s deep as the bulb. When nightly temperatures are between 40 - 50 degrees, it is time to begin planting.

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Meteor Shower Calendar 2021: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
Meteor Shower Calendar 2021: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?

When is the next meteor shower? Our Meteor Shower Calendar for 2021 has dates for all the principal meteor showers—plus viewing tips from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Catch a shooting star!
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Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook

A collection of more than 120 mouthwatering recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, plus kitchen tips and food facts and folklore. 

 

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Frost Dates Calculator
Frost Dates Calculator

What are your final spring frost dates and first fall frost dates? Just punch your zip code or postal code into our Frost Dates Calculator for the United States and Canada to see frost dates for your location (based on the nearest weather station)!  
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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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10 Fall Cleanup Tips for a Better Spring Garden
10 Fall Cleanup Tips for a Better Spring Garden

Here are 10 autumn garden cleanup tips to reduce problems with pests and diseases—while also retaining homes and food for pollinators. There’s no need to get carried away in cleaning up every leaf. Let’s strike the right balance and work with nature!
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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

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?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  

 

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Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years

How old is your dog in human years? We used to simply multiply a dog’s age by seven. However, this calculation isn’t so cut-and-dried. See our dog age calculator and chart to discover your dog’s age.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!

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