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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Successful List Making

Our tips will help you streamline and better prioritize your lists, and your life!

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Clean Out The Fridge!

November 15th is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. The task isn’t as daunting as you think if you follow our tips, and you’ll be ready for the holidays!

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To Rake Or Not To Rake?

It’s that time of year when the days are getting shorter and the leaves are falling. And fallen leaves means lots of raking. Or does it?

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Pumpkin Decorating – No Carving Required!

If you are a writer, an avid reader, or an artist at heart, you’ll enjoy putting a creative pen to a pumpkin or two this fall.

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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

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

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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Get Organized Today!

Every part of your life can benefit from creating a system of order, saving you time and money. Start today!

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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.