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The 2015 Farmers Almanac
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August Is Meteor Month!

August Is Meteor Month!

Gather your friends and grab some lounge chairs and let the “oohs” and “ahhs” commence during one of the best displays of the year! Find out more!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To August 2015

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To August 2015

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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August Flower Lore

August Flower Lore

Learn about the folklore attached to the gladiolus, August’s official flower.

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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.