Hootenanny Homestead

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Tag: Fall

Snow (First of the Season)

As we move through the fall into the winter we’ve closed up the garden (well…there are a few turnips that need to be pulled).  The birds have slowed down production and the bees seem to have hunkered down.  But something else has happened to remind us all that we are approaching winter.  We got our first snow of the season.
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Happy Autumnal Equinox! That is if you are in the Northern Hemisphere

Today is the September Equinox.  So here in the northern hemisphere that means the autumnal equinox, where as south of the equator it would be the vernal equinox.  So Happy Spring to all of you south of the equator.  But for the rest of this I will focus more on the autumnal equinox.  Because I enjoy fall, cool weather, apples, and the like. But first, let’s have a PSA.

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Some Fantastic Fall Apple Facts to Share [Infographic]

I know that it won’t be autumn until the end of September, but as more and more stores are putting out all of their fall merchandise it has me thinking about fall.  And one of the wonderful things about this time of year is the apples.  We haven’t gotten any apple trees planted here just yet though.  Our apple needs will have to be filled by someone else’s orchard.  That won’t stop me from sharing some apple facts with you though.
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