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6 Ways to Ease Your Dog’s Fear of Thunder and Fireworks

6 Ways to Ease Your Dog’s Fear of Thunder and Fireworks

Here are some suggestions on ways to help calm your pet during the noisy events of summer!

July 2015
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A Fond Farmers’ Almanac Farewell

A Fond Farmers’ Almanac Farewell

Managing editor Sandi Duncan talks about saying goodbye to long-time Farmers’ Almanac employee and friend, Dick Plourde.

July 2015
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How “Guerrilla Gardening” Is Taking Root

How “Guerrilla Gardening” Is Taking Root

Move over graffiti artists, guerrilla gardeners around the world are changing the urban landscape, one city block at a time.

June 2015
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8 Natural Ways To Keep Ticks Off Your Pets

8 Natural Ways To Keep Ticks Off Your Pets

If you want to keep your dog or cat tick-free, check out these chemical-free ideas that work!

June 2015
Listed under: Home and Garden
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What Are Zoodles?

What Are Zoodles?

You’ll never believe which vegetable transforms into a delicious pasta alternative! Hint: it grows really well in gardens!

June 2015
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15 Ways To Keep Your Dog Safe, Happy, and Hydrated This Summer

15 Ways To Keep Your Dog Safe, Happy, and Hydrated This Summer

The Dog Days of Summer don’t have to be miserable for your pet. Check out these “cool” and innovative ideas!

June 2015
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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To July 2015

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To July 2015

Summer is a great time to star gaze! There are a lot of exciting things going on in the sky this month, including two full Moons. Learn more.

June 2015
Listed under: Astronomy
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Why Are They Called “Dog Days” of Summer?

Why Are They Called “Dog Days” of Summer?

Where did the term come from? And what does it have to do with dogs? Find out!

June 2015
Listed under: Weather
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The Surviving Snow Pile in Boston

The Surviving Snow Pile in Boston

Remember the winter of 2015? Boston still does, and they have a pile to prove it!

June 2015
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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.