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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Got Mud?

Got Mud?

Keep Mud Outside.

Need a boot scraper? Make your own from an old scrub brush.Nail it to the porch floor, bristles up. It will keep the dirt where you want it, outside.

If that doesn’t help and mud still finds its way onto your carpet, let it dry completely. Dried mud is much easier to loosen than wet mud. Use a stiff brush and/or vacuum to get it up. If it leaves a spot, rub a little denatured alcohol on the spot.

Mud Stained Clothes?

If you’re trying to get mud off of clothes, rub the spot with the cut side of a piece of potato. Then soak the clothing in cold water for at least an hour. Launder as you normally would, and the spot should come out.

Will spring be wet? Get our forecasts here.

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.