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10 Surprising Uses For Potatoes

We all know that potatoes are a delicious, budget-friendly food, but did you know they can also perform a multitude of tasks around the home? See the list.

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Can I Plant My Tulips In The Spring?

Tulips are a sure sign of spring, but can you plant bulbs now if you didn’t get around to it last fall? Yes you can, with our tips!

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7 Tips For Freezing Food The Right Way

The cold hard facts: Freezing food is a great way to preserve it, but you have to do it correctly or it ends up in the trash. These guidelines will help.

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Why Are Cardinals Red?

What makes this iconic American bird’s color so vibrant? And what can you do to help them maintain it? We have the answers.

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Top 5 Gardening Trends for Spring

What’s hot on the gardening front? We did a little “digging” and unearthed some of the trends that will be sprouting up this year.

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Grow Your Own Lemon Tree From Lemon Seeds

When life gives you lemons, grow a tree! We have easy step-by-step instructions to start your own fragrant fruit-bearing tree indoors.

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5 Natural Ways To Get Rid of Groundhogs

Good news! There are many ways to safely deter these pesky marmots using common items around your home and garden. No toxic chemicals!

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Happy Chinese New Year: The Year of The Rooster

Happy Year of the Rooster! Learn why you shouldn’t sweep the floor and other superstitions and traditions associated with this holiday. Which animal are you? Find Out!

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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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