Drying is one of the oldest forms of preservation in the world. Virtually all indigenous tribes used the technique as a way to preserve foods for colder or drier times.
Garden Planner Tool
Plan your perfect vegetable garden! Click here to access the online Almanac Garden Planner.
Personalized Planting Calendar!
When to plant what? Our new ALL-SEASONS gardening calendar goes past early spring dates to last all season long!
Gardening Tips for July
Set out broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower transplants for your fall garden.
Gardening Question of the Day
Some of my tomato plant leaves have turned dark brown and have rings on them. Is this blight?
Featured Gardening Articles
Our "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.
Gardening for Beginners
Information about how to plant a garden, easy vegetables to grow, and more!
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Growing Guides! Vegetables & More!
Free Growing Guides with information on over 100 common vegetables, herbs, fruit, and flowers!
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Garden Pests & Disease
Problems in the garden? Help is on the way! See our garden plant pests and disease control library.
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