Protecting strawberries, when does the time change?, harvest soup

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

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, October 22, 2019

swallows
On random wires the rows of summer swallows
Wait for their liftoff. They will soon be gone 
Before All Saints' and before All Hallows' 
The changing time when we are most alone.   

–May Sarton (1912–95)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
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The Perfect Compost Recipe | How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!
Here’s how to make your own compost—the very best food that you can give to your plants. Making really great compost requires the right mix of ingredients. This video and article provides instructions on how to mix greens and browns with air and moisture to make better compost and to make...
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Protect Your Strawberries

Strawberries
If you plan to enter the world of growing fruit, strawberries are one of the easiest fruit to grow and great for beginners. Plus, homegrown strawberries are far more flavorful than what you’ll ever find in a grocery store. Why? The sugar in berries converts to starch soon after it’s picked. Learn...
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When Does the Time Change?

Daylight Saving Time 2020: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 2:00 A.M.  As we sleep, the clocks “fall back” one hour! See details about the history of “saving daylight” and why we still observe DST today. And let us know what you think!
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These fall harvest squash rolls are always a hit! People are surprised when they learn they’re made from squash.

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Pumpkin Harvest Soup

Pumpkin Harvest Soup

This Pumpkin Harvest Soup recipe by Tessa Bowers won first prize in The 2010 Old Farmer’s Almanac Pumpkin Recipe Contest.

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