Current Moon Phase

Waxing Gibbous
64% of full

Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Check out the latest Farmers' Almanac Newsletter from February 25th, 2015

Sign up today on the right side of this page - it's FREE!

Farmers' Almanac NewsletterNEWSLETTER
Philosofact
Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech.
February 25th, 2015
February’s Cold Temperatures Set New Records

How low did it go? These cities report in, including one whose record stood since 1885!

Continue Reading »
 
Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To March 2015
2015 Farmers' Almanac for iPad
Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To March 2015Here's a quick look at what's going on in the night sky during the coming month.
Read More »
18 Foods You Don't Need To Refrigerate 18 Foods You Don't Need To Refrigerate To chill or not to chill? We have the answers!
Read More »
Pistachios, The Smiling Nut! Pistachios, The Smiling Nut! February 26th is National Pistachio Day! Learn more about this "happy nut" and try a delectable recipe.
Read More »
Boost Your Mood With Food! Boost Your Mood With Food! Consume these 5 foods to naturally enhance mood and good health.
Read More »
Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Restore the shine in your brass and copper with this simple solution using everyday household items!
More in Hints & Tips »
Current Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent Moon, 46% of Full Waxing Crescent
46% of Full
Moon Phase Calendar »
Today's Best Day Tasks

Cut Firewood, Mow to Increase Growth, Dig Holes, Host a Party, Travel for Pleasure, Write

More Best Days »
Gardening Tasks

February 24th - February 26th
Any Seed Planted Now Will Tend To Rot.

Gardening Calendar »
View today's full calendar »

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.