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Farmers Almanac
The 2015 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Tips For Keeping Rabbits Out Of Your Garden

They may be cute, but rabbits can quickly decimate a vegetable garden. Try our safe and low-cost ways to keep these critters out!

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Reduce Waste & Save Money: Try Beeswax Food Wraps!

These reusable coverings are durable and help food last longer, thereby saving you money. Learn more!

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Sneaky Leaks Can Cost You!

Household plumbing leaks waste as much as 10,000 gallons of water per year. We’ll help you diagnose and fix them!

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Hybrid vs. Heirloom Tomatoes: What’s The Difference?

We explore some specifics so you can grow the fruit that’s right for you!

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22 Ways To Combat Garden Pests Naturally

Keep annoying critters and insects out of your garden with these tried and true (and pesticide-free) strategies.

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Give Your Garden A Makeover On A Budget!

Learn how to successfully rejuvenate your outdoor space without breaking the bank!

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Maintain Your Septic System Naturally!

What can you do to proactively keep your home’s waste system working efficiently before it’s too late? Find out here!

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Ditch The Chlorine! Make Your Own Bleach Alternative

Try this safer laundry additive you can make yourself!

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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.