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The 2015 Farmers Almanac
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10 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your House!

10 Natural Ways To Keep Spiders Out Of Your House!

These helpful tips and home remedies can help you keep spiders out!

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Deer Me!

Deer Me!

Editor Peter Geiger shares some tried-and-true tips for deterring deer from your garden — without dangerous chemicals!

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Tips For Keeping Rabbits Out Of Your Garden

Tips For Keeping Rabbits Out Of Your Garden

They may be cute, but rabbits can quickly decimate a vegetable garden. Try our safe and low-cost ways to keep these critters out!

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22 Ways To Combat Garden Pests Naturally

22 Ways To Combat Garden Pests Naturally

Keep annoying critters and insects out of your garden with these tried and true (and pesticide-free) strategies.

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Bothersome Carpenter Bees

Bothersome Carpenter Bees

It’s the season of bothersome carpenter bees. Learn more about these pests and how to control them.

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Do Cold Winters Kill Pests?

Do Cold Winters Kill Pests?

Some have said that this year’s frigid temperatures will mean fewer bugs this summer. But is that really true?

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Attack of the Stinkbugs!

Attack of the Stinkbugs!

Learn what to do about those creepy, smelly bugs invading your home or garden!

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Skunked!

Skunked!

Editor Peter Geiger discusses what he did when his vehicle recently got skunked.

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Keep the Ants from Marching In!

Keep the Ants from Marching In!

Are ants infiltrating your home? Try these surefire natural pest deterrents!

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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.