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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Celebrate Family Farms!

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

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Prepare Your Seeds for a Plentiful Harvest!

Do your seeds need a helping hand? Learn how to get the most from your garden!

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This Earth Day, Celebrate Environmental Heroes!

Turn your kids into eco-heroes with these creative Earth Day ideas!

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For a Happy Garden, Balance Your Soil!

If you want your plants to thrive instead of merely survive, it’s time to check the chemistry of your soil!

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This Year, Try “Friend-Supported Agriculture”

Save money on produce and spend some quality time with friends with a shared garden!

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Bridal Blunders: Avoid These Wedding Day Mistakes!

Get hitched without a hitch with this advice from seasoned wedding planning pros!

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On the Move: Relocating with Ease

These expert tips will make your next move a breeze!

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Growing Superior Succulents

You don’t have to live in the desert to enjoy succulents. Keep your cacti content with these expert tips!

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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.