Election Day, why we vote on a Tuesday, fall veggie garden cleanup, leaf mold

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees,
No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds,
November
!
–Thomas Hood (1799–1845)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
Election Day History, Trivia, and Fascinating Facts
Election Day History, Trivia, and Fascinating Facts

In 2020, U.S. Election Day falls on Tuesday, November 3. How much do—and don’t—you know? Here is a short history of Election Day and the right to vote. Plus, we have some trivia, fascinating facts, and common questions & answers to quiz yourself as well as your family and friends.
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Millie's Pierogi

Millie’s Pierogi are handmade using the finest quality ingredients. One dozen delicious Pierogi are nestled in a tray, making a one-pound package of pure enjoyment! Order today!

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Why Do We Vote on a Tuesday?
Why Do We Vote on a Tuesday?

Ever wondered why Americans vote on a Tuesday? The practice goes back to a time when Tuesday was the most convenient day and thought to encourage the highest turnout! Read on … 
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How to Make Leaf Mold

You know how leaves start to decompose in the woods? That’s leaf mold and you can easily turn your own fallen leaves into soil-enriching mulch. It’s way easier than composting. See how to make leaf mold with our short instructions and accompanying video.
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Almanac Retro Advertising Thermometer

Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too. 

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Fall Vegetable Garden Cleanup: 11 Tasks to Do Now
Fall Vegetable Garden Cleanup: 11 Tasks to Do Now

Let’s make our fall vegetable garden cleanup easier! Here are 11 tasks to do in autumn before the weather gets uncomfortably cold. Tidying up your garden prevents problems later and means less work in the cold springtime.
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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Pumpkin Streusel Bars
Pumpkin Streusel Bars

Pumpkin pie meets cookie bars in these delectable Pumpkin Streusel Bars!

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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?

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