Ants, starry Pegasus, growing wildflowers, apple orchards

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, September 14, 2020

golden-wheat-field
Where long the shadows of the wind had rolled,
Green wheat was yielding to the change assigned;
And as by some vast magic undivined
The world was turning slowly into gold
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–Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869​–1935)

 
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Ants
Ants in the House in Fall

Ants
Crumbs moving independently across the kitchen floor? A line of small black things crawling in and out of your trash bin? Looks like you have an ant infestation. Here’s how to get rid of ants in your home—and prevent them from returning!

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Growing Wildflowers | Selecting Wildflowers
Growing Wildflowers

Growing Wildflowers | Selecting Wildflowers
Interested in growing wildflowers? Fall and spring are great times to plant a new wildflower meadow or renovate an old patch! Here’s are some of our favorite wildflowers and tips on how to select wildflowers for your yard and garden.

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Starting an Apple Cider Orchard
Starting an Apple Orchard

Starting an Apple Cider Orchard
The apple harvest is in full swing, and every year we are blessed with more apples than we can eat. I make lots of applesauce and apple crisp and freeze bags of peeled and spiced apples. This winter they will be ready to plunk into a pie crust and bake. But there is one thing I have yet to make at ...

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Night Sky Map for September 2020: Pegasus & Measuring the Sky
Pegasus, the Winged Horse

Night Sky Map for September 2020: Pegasus & Measuring the Sky
Welcome to the Night Sky Map for September 2020! This month, watch for Pegasus, the Winged Horse, and learn about measuring the sky!

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Rose Hip Jam
Rose Hip Jam

Rose Hip Jam

The tart, reddish-orange hips of Rugosa Roses make a wonderful jam! See how to make this tangy jam—which is also loaded with vitamin C when fresh. Rose hip jam is a delicious spread on toast, in yogurt, with game meat, on ice cream, with oatmeal, in pancakes, and on a cheese sandwich!

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