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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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10 Creative Ways To Recycle Old Newspapers

10 Creative Ways To Recycle Old Newspapers

Check out these helpful ideas to put that stack of papers to good use around your home and garden!

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Container Gardening: Growing Citrus

Container Gardening: Growing Citrus

With the right pot and a space on your back deck, anyone can grow delicious fruits. Learn how!

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Perk Up Your Patio With Strawberries!

Perk Up Your Patio With Strawberries!

Learn how you can brighten up any small outdoor space with beautiful and bountiful strawberries!

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A Firsthand Look at “Farm to Table”

A Firsthand Look at “Farm to Table”

The farm-to-table movement has forever altered the way we think about dining out. Read more about other benefits of community gardening and local, healthy eating.

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Seed Starting Basics

Seed Starting Basics

Now is the perfect time to plan your spring garden! Our expert weighs in on how to get started.

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Grow It Right

Grow It Right

Editor Pete Geiger shares why it’s important to plant on the “best” day.

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Prepare Your Seeds for a Plentiful Harvest!

Prepare Your Seeds for a Plentiful Harvest!

Do your seeds need a helping hand? Learn how to get the most from your garden!

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For a Happy Garden, Balance Your Soil!

For a Happy Garden, Balance Your Soil!

If you want your plants to thrive instead of merely survive, it’s time to check the chemistry of your soil!

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This Year, Try “Friend-Supported Agriculture”

This Year, Try “Friend-Supported Agriculture”

Save money on produce and spend some quality time with friends with a shared garden!

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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.