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Persimmon Winter Forecast 2023-2024

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According to popular folklore, a persimmon can predict winter weather. How do you make a persimmon forecast? It’s easy. Just split open seeds of a locally grown fruit and look at the pattern inside. Here’s everything you need to know: “Some people believe persimmon seeds can predict the severity of winter weather,” says Farmers’ Almanac

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How to Winterize Lawn Mower And Outdoor Power Equipment

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As you finish up your last lawn mowing of the season, you might be tempted to wheel your mower into the shed and forget about it for the next five or six months. Not so fast! Before putting your outdoor power equipment into hibernation, give them a little TLC and they’ll pay you back when you

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When Is Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2024?

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a unique holiday in that it does not highlight a single culture or event, but rather celebrates the diversity of many original inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere and beyond. How much do you know about this holiday, its place in various cultural histories, and how to celebrate it with the respect

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What Are The Benefits Of Snow In The Garden?

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A lot of snow might seem problematic for the growing season, but in fact many gardeners see it as a good sign for crop yields. There is a great deal of folklore around the benefits of snow for crops, but does it hold true? Learn about the benefits of snow beyond the natural beauty it

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How To Harvest Saffron Spice Successfully

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Saffron, often referred to as “red gold,” is a spice that has dazzled the world with its amazing flavor and vibrant color. Harvesting your own saffron spice is a journey filled with tradition and a deep connection to nature. In this article, we’ll explore the delicate process of harvesting, step by step, from the saffron

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Summer 2023 Extreme Weather Review

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A wide variety of extreme weather conditions made summer 2023 one of most unusual summers across the United States in years. In case you weren’t keeping score, let’s do a quick review. Hurricanes From mid-August through mid-September, we saw three remarkable and impactful hurricanes: Hilary, Idalia, and Lee. Tornadoes With 92 confirmed tornadoes, July saw

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How To Grow Cauliflower Successfully

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Cauliflower can be temperamental but the best way to grow cauliflower is to plant it in the spring or fall, when temperatures don’t get too hot. Here’s some great tips on ways to grow cauliflower: Getting Started: Two Methods 1) Starting Seeds Indoors & Transplanting Note: Transplants work best but can be direct seeded. (See

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10 More Extreme Weather Events (Of The 21st Century)

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In 2007, we published an article listing the Top 11 Most Memorable Weather Events, which evolved from two similar articles on extreme weather published in 1999 and 2001. Since we are now nearly a quarter of a way through the 21st Century, we thought we would augment the list with 10 more extreme weather events

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Harvest Moon Horoscopes — September 2023

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As cooler breezes blow, trees burst with fiery colors, and nights get longer, you may ask yourself, “What great things may come with this new season?” Occurring one week after the equinox, September’s Full Harvest Moon will be the first full Moon of fall, the fourth supermoon in a row, and the last supermoon of

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UFO Sighting? See This List Before Calling The Authorities!

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Ever experienced a UFO sighting? New information about unidentified flying objects or unidentified arial phenomena (UAPs) may be making you wonder! But before you call the local authorities be sure to review the list below and put your mind at ease! Bright planets, strange clouds, and aircraft lights can look otherworldly at times! As it

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