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Today is Day 341 of 2021

14 days until winter begins

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Upcoming Holidays

St. Lucia

Halcyon Days begin

Bill of Rights Day (U.S.)

Wright Brothers Day

Question of the Day

What kind of Christmas tree is most popular?
The top-selling Christmas trees, as reported by growers across the United States, are the Scotch pine, Douglas fir, white pine, and balsam fir, in that order.

Word of the Day

Sleet
Sleet falls in the winter when the air temperature is below freezing near the ground and above freezing up in the clouds. Rain forms in the warm air and falls into the cold air, freezing into little pieces of ice on the way down.

Puzzle of the Day

What word is that which by having a single letter transposed becomes its own opposite?
United (untied)

Next Full Moon

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Sunrise and Sunset

Also, see moon rise and visible planets for your area.

Planting Calendar

Gardening for Everyone

Learn to Garden

Learn How to Grow a Vegetable Garden

Find our FREE online series of step-by-step guides! Think of it as a “Gardening 101” masterclass with your trusted Almanac gardening experts as your teachers. Learn more!