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

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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
295th day of the year

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
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Turn Your Compost!

The Perfect Compost Recipe | How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!
Compost is the very best food you can give to the plants in your garden. However, making really great compost requires the right mix of ingredients. This video demonstrates how to mix greens and browns with air and moisture to produce good compost.


The Root Of All Skin Problems - There's A Fix

If you’ve ever struggled with dry skin, rashes, age spots, or wrinkles… please pay close attention. You see: scientists have discovered the root cause of 93% of all skin problems – and it’s NOT what you think. In fact… They’ve discovered a 2-minute home remedy for more youthful skin…
Protect Your Strawberries

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. Plus, strawberries are probably the easiest of the fruits to grow! Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest strawberries in your garden.
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.   
When Does the Time Change?

Daylight Saving Time 2020: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time starts on the 2nd Sunday in March—that’s Sunday, March 8, 2020! See details about the history of “saving daylight” and why we still observe DST today.
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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Fall Squash Rolls

Fall Harvest Squash Rolls

These fall harvest squash rolls are always a hit! People are surprised when they learn they’re made from squash.

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?  
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.

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.