Chrysanthemums, bright planets, drying tomatoes in oven

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, September 3, 2020

plains-peace

Again my fancy takes its flight, 
And soars away on thoughtful wing, 
Again my soul thrills with delight, 
And this the fancied theme, I sing, 
From Earthly scenes awhile, I find release, 
And dwell upon the restful Plains of Peace.

–Olivia Ward Bush-Banks (1869–1944)

 
Almanac Gardening Club
 
Chrysanthemums
Growing Chyrsanthemums

Chrysanthemums
Chrysanthemums or “mums” are associated with autumn, appearing in jewel colors in garden centers in September and October. However, if you are growing mums, they are hardy perennial plants best planted in the early spring. Discover how to plant, grow, and care for these colorful members of the...

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9 New Bulbs to Plant in Fall – Best Bulbs for Spring Flowers

Remember last spring when you spotted beautiful beds of spring tulips, daffodils and hyacinths blooming and you vowed to plant some in your yard? Well—now is the time to decide what you want and get those beauties planted.

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9 New Bulbs to Plant in Fall – Best Bulbs for Spring Flowers
 
How to Make Elderberry Syrup
Making Elderberry Syrup

How to Make Elderberry Syrup
Elderberries! The branches of these humble roadside and streambank shrubs, festooned in summer with flat-topped clusters of airy white flowers, now drip with gorgeous, deep-purple clusters of berries. Learn how to turn those berries into elderberry syrup. 

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This Toxic Vegetable Is The #1 Danger In Your Diet

What if I said a good portion of your weight gain, brain fog, and digestive issues may stem from a SINGLE vegetable you eat?  We now know of at least one so-called “health food” that could be wreaking havoc on your insides (and your results). What’s worse, it’s probably in your kitchen right now!  Dr. Steven Gundry, is pulling back the curtain on exactly what it is: ==> This Vegetable Could Be The #1 Danger In Your Diet.

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This Toxic Vegetable Is The #1 Danger In Your Diet
 
Night Sky for September 2020
Bright Planets This Month

Night Sky for September 2020
Mark your calendars for September 24 and 25 when Jupiter and Saturn hover due south at 8:30 p.m. and are joined by the Moon for a beautiful sight. See more details in Bob Berman’s Sky Watch for September 2020. 

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The 2021 Old Farmer's Almanac

America’s best-selling and oldest farmer’s almanac is also the most beloved: Its name makes people smile and its contents tickle funny bones. A reference book that reads like a magazine, The Old Farmer’s Almanac makes every day special throughout the year! Make an old farmer happy, order today!

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The 2021 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Best Days Timetable
September Best Days

Best Days Timetable
With the Almanac’s Best Days timetable, find out when to plant vegetables, start a diet to lose weight, cut hair to increase growth, quit smoking, and more!

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2021 Engagement Calendar

This popular week-at-a-glance planning calendar, now in its 26th year of production, provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Each day offers wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore. Each month’s opener features a month-at-a-glance planning calendar, full Moon name, fun facts and quotes, and more!

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How to Dry Tomatoes, Peppers, and Herbs
Drying Tomatoes

How to Dry Tomatoes, Peppers, and Herbs
Consider drying tomatoes and peppers and herbs in late summer to keep them longer. Drying is one of the simplest forms of preserving, requiring only an oven or the sun’s energy over several days. The result is rewarding, adding intense flavor and color to salads, pizza, soups, pesto, and sauces.

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Bold Kitchen Aprons

There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac. When it gets messy, we grab for one of these easy-care cotton aprons.

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Bold Kitchen Aprons