In this issue, we bring you timely tips on how to build a raised garden bed, stay warm in winter, become a master gardener, find migraine relief, and build a chicken coop.
Our planting video demonstrates a fantastic new way to plan companion planting by using scientifically-proven combinations which are sure to boost your success.
Your Almanac Editors
All day the gusty north-wind bore
The loosening drift its breath before;
Low circling ‘round its southern zone,
The Sun through dazzling snow-mist shone.
–John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–92)
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed Learn how to build a raised bed—cheaply and easily—for your garden. No special DIY skills required! To get started, here is a super-simple raised bed setup. We’ll also tell you what kind of material to use, how to fill a raised bed, how large a raised bed should be, and what to plant in a raised...