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

Recent Home and Garden Articles

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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10 Things You Should Never Burn In Your Fireplace or Woodstove

10 Things You Should Never Burn In Your Fireplace or Woodstove

Not all wood is created equal. Before you start a fire with some wood scraps or old bills, think again. Here’s a list of things that should not be burned in your fireplace or woodstove.

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When Should I Take Down My Hummingbird Feeder?

When Should I Take Down My Hummingbird Feeder?

Fall migration is underway for the hummingbird. When should you take feeders down? We have the answer, plus what you can do to help these tiny creatures on their long journey south.

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6 Plants That Would Love To Live In Your Bathroom

6 Plants That Would Love To Live In Your Bathroom

Bathrooms can be challenging spaces, but not when it comes to livening them up with greenery. Check out this list of plants that love the conditions there.

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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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