Why the Harvest Moon shines on, yellow jackets, cat age chart

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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’Tis all a myth that Autumn grieves,
For, watch the rain among the leaves;
With silver fingers dimly seen
It makes each leaf a tambourine.

–Samuel Minturn Peck (1854–1938)

 
Almanac Gardening Club
 
What Is the Harvest Moon?
Why the Harvest Moon Shines On

What Is the Harvest Moon?
In 2020, the Harvest Moon rises on Thursday, October 1! The Moon will appear full for about three days around this time, from Wednesday morning through Saturday morning. Why does this phenomenon happen? Learn more—and shine on, Harvest Moon!

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Protecting Your Garden From Frost
How to Protect Your Garden

Protecting Your Garden From Frost
Frost injures many plants. When the weather report calls for freezing temperatures overnight, don’t stumble around in the dark covering your cold-sensitive plants. Prepare with our tips on how to protect your garden from frost and also design your garden to reduce frost damage—plus...

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Randy Jackson: "This Drink Is Like A Powerwash For Your Gut"

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Randy Jackson: "This Drink Is Like A Powerwash For Your Gut"
 
How to Make Sauerkraut
How to Make Sauerkraut

How to Make Sauerkraut
Store-bought sauerkraut can’t compete with the homemade stuff. Follow our sauerkraut recipe to learn how to make sauerkraut of your own!

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Cat Age Chart: Cat Years to Human Years
Cat Age Chart

Cat Age Chart: Cat Years to Human Years
How old is your cat in human years? Consult our Cat Age Chart, which converts cat years to human years. Are you surprised at your cat’s “human” age?

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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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Yellow Jacket Alert: Take the Sting Out of Fall
Yellow Jacket Stings

Yellow Jacket Alert: Take the Sting Out of Fall
Seemingly out of nowhere, yellow jackets come at you and strike at blazing speed. Their venom hurts like the devil. How do you deter yellow jackets and eliminate wasp nests? Learn all about how to avoid yellow jackets as well as prevent and treat yellow jacket stings.

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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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2021 Moon Calendar