How to use fall leaves, Columbus Day, no-dig gardening

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, October 12, 2020

pheasant

Fresh October brings the pheasant;
Then to gather nuts is pleasant.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

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The Best Ways to Use Fall Leaves in the Garden
The Best Ways to Use Fall Leaves in the Garden

We don’t call it “fall” for nothing. If lots of leaves have fallen in your yard, why not put them to good use right at home? Here are eight ways to use autumn leaves—from being mulch in the garden to sheltering beneficial wildlife.
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No-Dig Gardening | No-Till Gardening

Tired of the garden shovel? Sore from pulling weeds every day? Discover how no-dig gardening can help save your back while boosting your soil’s health. It allows the beneficial organisms in your soil to thrive undisturbed, making it a better place for your plants to grow. Mother...
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Can Cats Predict Weather Changes?
Can Cats Predict Weather Changes?

What is the origin of the phrase, “raining cats and dogs”? Can cats predict if thunderstorm is on its way? How do cats seem to know about weather changes before we do? Let’s explore the wonders of our feline friends!
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Columbus Day 2020
Columbus Day 2020

Columbus Day occurs on the second Monday in October. This year, it will be observed on Monday, October 12. Why do we observe Columbus Day? Here’s a brief history of the holiday.
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Easy Kimchi
Easy Kimchi

Kimchi is a tasty fermented food similar to sauerkraut but made with Korean flavors (garlic, ginger, chili).

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