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Everyday advice including Farmers’ Almanac’s Gardening by the Moon calendar.

Recent Home and Garden Articles

Keep Your Favorite Annual Plants Thriving All Winter!

Keep Your Favorite Annual Plants Thriving All Winter!

Before frost threatens your annual plants, get them ready for their vacation indoors. A great money-saving method!

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Spider Crickets Are Real, And Here’s Why You Don’t Want Them In Your Home

Spider Crickets Are Real, And Here’s Why You Don’t Want Them In Your Home

This time of year these strange critters may be trying to make their way into your home. While they’re relatively harmless, you don’t want them there. Here’s how to keep these pests out without harsh chemicals.

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Christmas Cactus or Thanksgiving Cactus—Which is Which?

Christmas Cactus or Thanksgiving Cactus—Which is Which?

These two holiday succulents may look similar but they’re very distinct plants. Here’s how to tell them apart, and how to get them to bloom in time for the holidays!

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Orb-Weaver Spiders: Spooky Webs But Great For Pest Control

Orb-Weaver Spiders: Spooky Webs But Great For Pest Control

Those familiar-looking webs we see in Halloween decorations are created by great garden pest controllers. Learn how orb-weavers spin their webs and catch their prey!

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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 1919, 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.

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