DST debate, 5 tips to help your body adjust, mulching guide

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, November 3, 2019

leaves

Dull November brings the blast,
Then the leaves are whirling fast.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

Sunday, November 3, 2019
307th day of the year


Charles Kiraly (volleyball champion) was born on this day in 1960.
Tom Magliozzi (co-host of Car Talk NPR national radio program, run with his brother Ray) died on this day in 2014.


 
Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Help Your Body Adjust

5 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust to the Time Change
Time changes in the fall and spring affect each of us differently. For many folks, it can take circadian and sleep rhythms a week or so to transition. Here are five quick tips to help the body adjust to the time change.
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Latest on DST Debate

Time to Scrap Daylight Saving? 28 Countries May End DST
It’s a popular myth that Daylight Saving Time is for farmers. This practice—which only became regular in 1966 (which may also surprise you!)—was challenged by farmers and is increasingly being challenged by modern society. In 2019, Europe voted to remove Daylight Saving Time (DST) by 2021. Some states have also questioned the practice. Read on …
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Mulching Guide

Mulching Guide: Benefits of Mulch
Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden. But using mulch incorrectly can have the opposite effect. Here’s how to mulch a garden—and get the most out of mulching.
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Birthstone for November

November Birthstone: Color and Meaning
November’s birthstone, the topaz, symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect. Learn more about topaz color, facts, and folklore.
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Your November Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for November 2019
Here’s your Horoscope for November 2019. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides horoscope updates for all 12 zodiac signs.
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