A Halloween Moon, perfect compost, overwintering rosemary

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, October 9, 2020

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The trees are in their autumn beauty,
The woodland paths are dry,
Under the October twilight the water
Mirrors a still sky.

–William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

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Halloween Blue Moon in 2020: How Rare Is a Full Moon on Halloween?
Halloween Blue Moon in 2020: How Rare Is a Full Moon on Halloween?

Ever noticed that Halloween pictures always show a full Moon? Well, this year, October 31 brings a Halloween Blue Moon! How rare is a full Moon on Halloween? Let’s learn more about the mythical Moon on this rather mystical night! 
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Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)

Did you know that buying the wrong olive oil could be putting you and your family’s health at risk? Several brands  are made up of artificial ingredients that can lead to dry skin, achy muscles and joints, weight gain, and even heart problems.  Learn More….

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The Perfect Compost Recipe | How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!
The Perfect Compost Recipe | How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!

If you don’t have a compost pile, fall is great time to start one. Turn dead and dying foliage, weeds, and kitchen waste into a nutrient-rich material that will enrich your soil and nourish your plants for super-healthy growth. Compost is the very best food that you can give to your plants. Here’s...
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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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Overwintering Rosemary: Growing Rosemary Indoors
Overwintering Rosemary: Growing Rosemary Indoors

Find out how to overwinter rosemary and grow rosemary indoors to keep this wonderful herb growing all year.
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Dragonfly Crossbody Purse

This delightful crossbody bag has a small front pocket adorned with an adorable dragonfly design. It also includes an adjustable strap - use it as a purse, a crossbody bag, or even a pouch! Plus, it perfectly fits your cell phone and makes a lovely gift!

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Upside-Down Apple Pie With Pecans
Upside-Down Apple Pie With Pecans

Want an apple pie to impress your friends and family? Make Upside-Down Apple Pie With Pecans!

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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How to Get Rid of Bad Smells
How to Get Rid of Bad Smells

There are many ways to mask bad odors in your home, but how do you truly get rid of them? Here’s how to get rid of bad household smells once and for all!
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2021 Almanac Gardening Club

Introducing The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Club—Become a Member Today and Save 43%! Includes our new book Gardening for Everyone.

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