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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Pretty Delicious! Landscaping You Can Eat

A functional and beautiful way to grow your own food is right in your back yard. We show you how to devise an easy plan and make it a reality.

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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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Get Paid To Clean Your House!

Learn how you can turn unwanted items in your home or garage into cash!

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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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Reduce Waste & Save Money: Try Beeswax Food Wraps!

These reusable coverings are durable and help food last longer, thereby saving you money. Learn more!

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Sneaky Leaks Can Cost You!

Household plumbing leaks waste as much as 10,000 gallons of water per year. We’ll help you diagnose and fix them!

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Hybrid vs. Heirloom Tomatoes: What’s The Difference?

We explore some specifics so you can grow the fruit that’s right for you!

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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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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.