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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Keep Your Valentine Flowers Fresh!

Follow these seven tips to help those lovely roses, tulips, daffodils, and other fresh cut flowers last longer than your box of chocolates!

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Eliminate Mold and Mildew Naturally!

Get rid of stubborn, unsightly mold and mildew without resorting to toxic chemicals!

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Put on the Dog with a Winter “Yappy Hour!”

Cure cabin fever, for you and your canine comrades, with a four-footed fete!

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Making Baby’s Room a Family Affair

Do you have a new arrival on the way? Involve the whole family in creating the perfect place for baby!

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Orchid Care for Everyone!

Phalaenopsis, or moth orchids are popping up in every grocery store these days. Learn how to care for these beautiful blooms!

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Planning a Post-Holiday Party

Finding yourself deep in the doldrums after weeks of tinsel, turkey, and ho-ho-ho? Plan a post-holiday party!

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Deck Your After-Christmas Halls!

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean your home has to be drab. Brighten things up with a touch of winter-themed flair!

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Hangin’ In: Creative Ideas for Indoor Fun

Give your family some relief from cabin fever with these suggestions for indoor fun!

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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.