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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Healthy Seedlings

seedlings-tip

Seedlings don’t have to be as warm as germinating seeds. Move them away from radiators and turn off the heating mat as soon they have sprouted.

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.