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Farmers Almanac
The 2016 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Cleaning Mysteries Solved!

Wondering how to clean your computer keyboard, shower curtain, pots and pans, or other household items? We have the answer to these and other cleaning mysteries!

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What Is Boxing Day?

No, it’s not a day to strap on the gloves and get in the ring! Learn all about this post-Christmas holiday and who celebrates it!

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Make A Wildlife Tree Of Treats!

This holiday, why not trim a tree in your backyard with festive, edible treats for your feathered and furry friends? Learn how with these fun and easy ideas!

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Think Outside the Box or Bag! Create Gift Mitts For the Holidays!

Looking for a clever gift idea? Try this fun solution. No wrapping paper, scissors or tape required!

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Yes, You Can Recycle These Items!

Did you know you can rent a casket, and recycle bras? Check out these tips and resources repurposing, recycling and disposing of some uncommon items.

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5 Fun Turkey Facts For Thanksgiving

Time to start talking turkey for Turkey Day! Here are 5 things you may not have known about these unusual birds!

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Set a Nature-Inspired Thanksgiving Table

The guests at your holiday table will feel special when their place settings are appointed with these easy ideas inspired by nature.

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Five Funky Festivals

Americans love a reason to party! Whether it’s to celebrate fallen space junk in Wisconsin or a woolly worm caterpillar in North Carolina, here are a few of the most fascinating U.S. small-town festivals.

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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 1919, 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.

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