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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

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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Top 10 Tips For Handling Laundry Like A Pro!

How can you save time and make tackling the laundry less of a chore? These tips can help!

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Growing Vegetables Into Fall And Winter

The spring and summer seasons gain all the glory in the garden, but the true pleasure happens when you’re still harvesting in the fall and winter.

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Putting Your Garden Beds To Bed

As the seasons shift, it’s time to start thinking about garden maintenance tasks.

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Top 10 Uses for Eggshells

Eggshells can be reused in many ways that don’t readily come to mind.

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Shoo, Fly!

Summer is fly season and we have a few ways to repel these pests using products you have around the house.

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Want to Own A Lighthouse? August 7th Is National Lighthouse Day!

Ever romanticize about buying an old lighthouse? Sources say there are approximately one thousand lighthouses in the U.S., and the government periodically puts these beacons of history up for sale.

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Make Your Lounge Chair More Comfortable

Learn how to make your own lounge chair cover with this easy-to-sew project.

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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.