Happy Halloween!, Moon and Jupiter meet-up tonight, freezing Brussels sprouts

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and caldron bubble
.
–William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

October 31: All Hallows' Eve

 
Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Halloween 2020
Happy Halloween!

Halloween 2020
This year, Halloween falls on Saturday, October 31, and coincides with a spooky full Moon! What is Halloween really about? How did it get started? Here’s a brief history—it may surprise you! 

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Quarter Days and Cross-Quarter Days
What is Samhain?

Quarter Days and Cross-Quarter Days
Halloween has ancient origins. For the Celts, it was a cross-quarter day called Samhain (“summer’s end”) which fell between the fall equinox and winter solstice. Learn about the quarter days and cross-quarter days and how they’ve influenced our modern ...

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How to Make Luminarias
Light Up the Night!

How to Make Luminarias
Brighten the night! Here’s how to make luminarias in 3 steps. Luminarias are twinkling paper lanterns that add a festive touch for Halloween, Christmas, or a party—especially during the darker nights of late autumn and winter.

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Crescent Moon and Jupiter Meet-Up Halloween Night
Moon and Jupiter Meet-Up Tonight

Crescent Moon and Jupiter Meet-Up Halloween Night
This week’s crescent Moon is extra special. On Halloween night, October 31, see the brightest “star” next to the Moon? That’s Jupiter! Then on November 1 and November 2, the Moon travels to Saturn for another planet meet-up. Here are Bob’s viewing tips.

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How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts
Freezing Brussels Sprouts

How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts freeze well, as long as you follow a couple tricks. Freezing properly preserves the vegetables’ freshness so you don’t have to waste excess vegetables. See how to freeze Brussels sprouts for later.

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