Mars opposition tonight!, why hens stop laying, new squash guide

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, October 13, 2020

autumn leaves

Bright yellow, red and orange,
The leaves come down in hosts;
The trees are Indian princes,
But soon they'll turn to ghosts.

–William Allingham (1824–89)

 

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Mars Opposition 2020: Closest and Brightest Until 2035!
Mars Opposition Tonight

Mars Opposition 2020: Closest and Brightest Until 2035!
At last, Mars’s great opposition is upon us—October 13, 2020! This week, the Red Planet will appear bigger and brighter than it will be in years. Not only is Mars brighter than any star in the sky, it’s even brighter than Jupiter, which is unusual. Moreover, Jupiter is 22 times bigger than Mars in...

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Celebrity Trainer: “Muscle Loss in Seniors is Real, But It Doesn’t Have to Be"

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Winter Squash
New Guide! Winter Squash

Winter Squash
Growing winter squash requires some patience, but their delicious fruits are well worth the wait! Learn how to plant, grow, harvest, and cure winter squash at home.

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Help Beneficials Overwinter

How to Build a Bug Hotel
Make a bug hotel so that your insects can overwinter! Insect hotels give beneficial insects a safe, cozy home to shelter in over winter, so they’ll be right on hand to help fight pests and pollinate crops when the weather warms up next year. In this article (with video), we’ll how you how easy it...

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Raising Chickens 101: When Chickens Stop Laying Eggs
When Chickens Stop Laying

Raising Chickens 101: When Chickens Stop Laying Eggs
What do you do when your chicken stops laying? Often, this is part of the seasonal cycle, but sometimes it could be more. Here’s what to do.

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The Health Benefits of Bone Broth
Bone Broth is Magical!

The Health Benefits of Bone Broth
Bone broth is magical! Not only does it taste great but also it’s beneficial for joint health, digestive health, and more. So don’t throw out those bones! Learn more about making bone broth soup…

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