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Farmers Almanac
The 2017 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Lilac Growing Tips and Lore

Lilacs are not only a spring favorite but they also have an interesting history that includes them bringing “death to a home.” Read more.

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Top Tips To Pest-Proof Your Pantry

Check out these non-toxic and inexpensive methods you can enlist to send the creepy crawlies packing!

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What Did People Use Before Toilet Paper?

We’ve dedicated May 6th to “Read Your Farmers’ Almanac in the Bathroom Day,” a good time to explore the answers to this burning question. You won’t believe what we’ve uncovered!

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7 No-Fail Ways To Win The War on Weeds!

Tired of duking it out with weeds in your garden beds? Be victorious with these all-natural strategies!

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Don’t Toss It, Plant It! 7 Vegetables You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

Grow your own food from scraps? It’s possible to save on grocery bills and reduce waste with these easy steps.

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What The Heck Are Soap Nuts?

A reusable, sustainable nut that cleans your clothes and more? That’s nuts! Or is it? Find out!

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8 Best Homemade Garden Fertilizers

You don’t have to buy expensive fertilizers! Your garden will thrive with these DIY versions made from items around your pantry and backyard!

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Growing Asparagus Made Easy

Grow your own food! Asparagus is the plant that keeps on giving. Get started with these easy 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 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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