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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

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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Bartering For Goods And Services To Save Money? Yes!

Throughout history, people traded goods and services for other goods and services. Put your skills to work to barter for what you need!

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Create A Wild Bird Feeder Wreath

Use materials from nature to create a wreath that’s not only beautiful, but beneficial to birds.

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Brighten Your Office Space! Create A Desk Garden

Ready to get Zen? Brighten your cubicle or office space by adding these easy touches of green!

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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.