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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

Facts On Bats

Facts On Bats

Bats do many beneficial things in the home and garden. Read more about this fascinating nocturnal creature!

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Build A Backyard Office Shed

Build A Backyard Office Shed

Using recycled materials, this backyard shed was built with sustainability in mind, and suits a small home-based business. Do-it-yourselfers can make one too. Learn how!

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October’s Gardening Chores

October’s Gardening Chores

Time to finish up your fall chores! Here is a list of some tasks you can and should tackle in the garden this month.

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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.