Pumpkin pie; new Moon, bright stars!; veggie garden cleanup

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, October 16, 2020

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Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night’s decay
Ushers in a drearier day.

–Emily Brontë (1818–48)

 
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Fall Vegetable Garden Cleanup: 11 Tasks to Do Now
Veggie Garden Cleanup

Fall Vegetable Garden Cleanup: 11 Tasks to Do Now
Let’s make our fall vegetable garden cleanup easier! Here are 11 tasks to do in autumn before the weather gets uncomfortably cold. Tidying up your garden prevents problems later and means less work in the cold springtime.

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Storing Your Harvest Without a Root Cellar
Storing Your Harvest

Storing Your Harvest Without a Root Cellar
Now that you have grown and harvested some beautiful winter-keeping vegetables, how are you going to store them? Not everyone has access to a root cellar. Here are other ways to store your harvest!

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See 7 Stars and Planets in 5 Minutes!
New Moon, Bright Stars!

See 7 Stars and Planets in 5 Minutes!
Can you imagine changing your knowledge of the stars and sky in five minutes? Bob wants to prove it. This is the perfect week because the Moon is currently thin or absent. Around 7 P.M., walk outside and Bob will be your personal astronomer.

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What Is a New Moon?
New Moon Tonight

What Is a New Moon?
For astronomers, a new Moon means no Moon! For many cultures, however, the new Moon carries special meaning. Discover more about the new Moon.

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Blue Ribbon Pumpkin Pie
Our Best Pumpkin Pie

Blue Ribbon Pumpkin Pie

This recipe won a blue ribbon at the Goshen (Connecticut) Fair—thus the name. The pumpkin pie is nice and firm, not too custardy.

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