Blue Moon tonight!, set clocks back now, fall garden tasks

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, October 31, 2020

fairies

Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite
All are on their rounds to-night,—
In the wan moon’s silver ray
Thrives their helter-skelter play.

–Joel Benton (1832–1911)

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Full Moons for October 2020
Full Moons for October 2020

October has two full Moons this year: the full Harvest Moon on October 1 and the full Hunter’s Moon on the 31st—Halloween! Learn more about these two special full Moons. 
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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Cold Moon?

Celebrate December’s Full Cold Moon with our 2021 Moon Calendar! This calendar will answer all your questions with fascinating lunar facts and moonlit folklore!

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10 Fall Cleanup Tips for a Better Spring Garden
10 Fall Cleanup Tips for a Better Spring Garden

Here are 10 autumn garden cleanup tips to reduce problems with pests and diseases—while also retaining homes and food for pollinators. There’s no need to get carried away in cleaning up every leaf. Let’s strike the right balance and work with nature!
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Light up your home under the Full Moon—Special 50% off Sale!

Special 50% off Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Lids! Display your favorite treasures with illumination in our Moon Shiners. The design possibilities are endless! Create unique displays of photos, mementos, or found objects.

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Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 2:00 A.M.  On Saturday evening, our clocks need to “spring forward” one hour. See details about the history of “saving daylight” and why we still observe DST today. Plus, let us know what you think!
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Go exploring in Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure Socks!

Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure socks will keep you warm for all your winter escapades! Alpaca socks are surprisingly luxurious, breathable, and never itchy. The perfect gift for your favorite adventurer!

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More States Moving to Keep Daylight Saving Time Permanent
More States Moving to Keep Daylight Saving Time Permanent

Last week, a group of bipartisan senators reintroduced the Sunshine Protection Act, legislation that would make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent across the country. This push to end the practice of clock-changing twice a year has been gaining momentum the past few years. Here’s the latest news...
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What does snow on Christmas night mean for next year's crops?

Find out fun facts about every holiday with the 2021 Engagement Calendar. This popular daily planner provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Cheer up each day with wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore!

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The Man Who Cried for Everyone
The Man Who Cried for Everyone

Ready for a ghost story? Here’s a creepy and surprisingly touching story just in time for Halloween. This is the true account of a strange occurrence at Peoria State Hospital in Bartonville, Illinois, by the late George Zeller, superintendent of the asylum at the time (1910).
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Foaming Hand Soap is Back in Stock!

The Old Farmer’s Store has a wide variety of Foaming Hand Soap available! This luxurious and fragrant soap contains shea butter and aloe vera for gentle cleansing and moisturizing. With various lovely scents to choose from, washing your hands can be a delightful experience!

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