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August 1 - Green Corn and First Fruits

August 1 - Green Corn and First Fruits
corn ( August 1st marks the half-way point between the Summer Solstice and the Autumnal Equinox. It is at the same time the ending of summer and the beginning of the onset of autumn. Some people call August 1st a “cross-quarter day”. In many areas of the northern hemisphere, it is the beginning of the harvest of crops that have …

Nature Almanac for August 2019

Summer is winding down. Cool nights return and heat-intolerant annuals can be planted in the garden now. Fall migration begins this month August 2019 1st - Lammas Day (Earth begins autumn) 7th - First Quarter Moon - waxing toward full 7th - Gray squirrels have second litters 11th - Dog Days End (the most warm and humid days of the …