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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Farmers' Almanac Home and Garden

Everyday advice including Farmers’ Almanac’s Gardening by the Moon calendar.

Recent Home and Garden Articles

Have You Seen Your Hummingbird Lately?

Have You Seen Your Hummingbird Lately?

Global warming/climate change is affecting some of our favorite migratory birds. Discover how you can help hummingbirds and others flourish.

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Favorite Fish by Region

Favorite Fish by Region

There are lots of fish to be found in this country. Find out what region is known for what favorite fish.

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Celebrate Family Farms!

Celebrate Family Farms!

2014 is the International Year of Family Farming. Find out how you can celebrate sustainable agriculture!

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Helpful Home and Garden Links

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.