Fall perennials, shrubs and trees, why the Moon rides low or high

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, September 12, 2020

goldenrod
Here and yonder, high and low,
Goldenrod and sunflowers glow.

–Robert Kelley Weeks (1840–76) 

 
Almanac 2021 Calendars
 
Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
20 Perennials for Fall

Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Fall is a great time to plant perennials. See our list of easy, no-fuss perennials that are especially perfect for the beginner gardener, with an emphasis on native plants. Bring beautiful blooms to your garden—year after year!

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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a delightful stocking surprise for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Enjoy a holiday season filled with wit and wisdom from your favorite Old Farmer. The Almanac is guaranteed to make people smile and to tickle your funny bones. Order today to get your Almanacs in time for the holidays!

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$8.95
The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!
 
Why Is the Moon So Low (or So High)?
Why the Moon Rides Low

Why Is the Moon So Low (or So High)?
The Moon meets all four of the most brilliant and easily-seen planets this week and next. See Bob’s post for viewing tips. Plus, for all you Moon lovers, let’s answer why the Moon rides high or runs low in the sky? What does this mean and why does it happen? Find out from Almanac astronomer Bob ...

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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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$14.99
2021 Engagement Calendar
 
Grandparents Day 2020
Grandparents Day Tomorrow

Grandparents Day 2020
Grandparents Day is always celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This year, that’s Sunday, September 13! While we honor our grandparents every day, take an extra moment to appreciate all the joy and wisdom that grandparents bring to our lives.

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2021 Moon Calendar

Celebrate the Halloween Full Blue Moon with our 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.

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10.99
2021 Moon Calendar
 
Sweet Refrigerator Pickles
Sweet Refrigerator Pickles

Sweet Refrigerator Pickles

A good way to use excess cucumbers without heating up the kitchen.

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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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$24.99
Bold Kitchen Aprons