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The 2015 Farmers Almanac
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Death By Lightning

Death By Lightning

Unfortunately, 2015 is trending in the wrong direction for lightning fatalities. Check out the number from previous years, and learn what you can do to stay safe!

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10 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your House!

10 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your House!

These helpful tips and home remedies can help you keep spiders out!

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Make Sun Tea This Summer!

Make Sun Tea This Summer!

Sun Tea easy to make, and best of all, no stove required! We show you how to select the best container, water, and tea varieties for the safest, most perfect Sun brew!

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A Visit To Avena Botanicals Flower Farm

A Visit To Avena Botanicals Flower Farm

Farmers’ Almanac team member Corinne Mockler shares her visit and which herbs and flowers you can plant in your garden for a pop of color and medicinal benefits!

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Deer Me!

Deer Me!

Editor Peter Geiger shares some tried-and-true tips for deterring deer from your garden — without dangerous chemicals!

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6 Ways to Ease Your Dog’s Fear of Thunder and Fireworks

6 Ways to Ease Your Dog’s Fear of Thunder and Fireworks

Here are some suggestions on ways to help calm your pet during the noisy events of summer!

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A Fond Farmers’ Almanac Farewell

A Fond Farmers’ Almanac Farewell

Managing editor Sandi Duncan talks about saying goodbye to long-time Farmers’ Almanac employee and friend, Dick Plourde.

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How “Guerrilla Gardening” Is Taking Root

How “Guerrilla Gardening” Is Taking Root

Move over graffiti artists, guerrilla gardeners around the world are changing the urban landscape, one city block at a time.

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The Surviving Snow Pile in Boston

The Surviving Snow Pile in Boston

Remember the winter of 2015? Boston still does, and they have a pile to prove it!

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.