Whiteflies, dividing irises, freezing corn, far side of Moon

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 4, 2020

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O sweet September rain!
I hear it fall upon the garden beds,
Freshening the blossoms which begin to wane.

–Mortimer Collins (1827–76)

 
Almanac Gardening Club
 
Whiteflies
Dealing With Whiteflies

Whiteflies
Noticing tiny, white, fly-like insects on your plants? You may be dealing with a whitefly infestation. Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of whiteflies!

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How to Divide Bearded Irises—With Pictures
Dividing Irises

How to Divide Bearded Irises—With Pictures
The blooming of the bearded irises is something I eagerly await each spring. This year, I made a mental note that I should divide and replant the irises after flowering. That time is now! Here’s how to divide irises—with step-by-step pictures.

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The Far Side of the Moon
What's on the Far Side?

The Far Side of the Moon
We never see the far side of the Moon or what some people mistakenly call the “dark side.” So what can we see on the lunar far side? Does it looks identical to the near side to Earth?

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2021 Engagement Calendar

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Plum Crostata
Try an Easy Crostata!

Plum Crostata

This Plum Crostata makes the most of this seasonal fruit. A crostata is a free-form pie or tart that is baked on a baking sheet instead of in a pie plate.

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Bold Kitchen Aprons

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How to Freeze Corn: Blanching and Freezing Corn on the Cob
Freezing Corn

How to Freeze Corn: Blanching and Freezing Corn on the Cob
How to Freeze Corn Guide: We savor corn on the cob in the summer, but the season for fresh corn only lasts so long, so the next best thing is to freeze it! Freezing corn is a little messy, but it’s not hard at all. (And, yes, you must blanch it!) Wouldn’t it be divine to have the...

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2021 Moon Calendar

This fascinating calendar features striking scenes of the Moon in the landscape, accompanied by fun facts and lore about Earth’s natural satellite. Added bonus: best days for fishing and other activities based on the Moon.

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