Dominique Wilkins (basketball player) was born on this day in 1960. Maurice Gibb (with his brothers built the Bee Gees into a disco sensation with hits like "Stayin' Alive" and "More Than a Woman") died on this day in 2003.
Planning Your Garden Dream
Planning Your Dream Garden
January is for garden planning here at the Almanac. The weather outside may be frightful, but gardening begins in January with a dream.
These fun patio and deck decorations bring an instant smile to everyone’s face! The Sun Beam measures 13 inches in diameter. It’s made of high-quality recycled steel in the USA and powder-coated to endure outdoor weather.
Orion the Hunter Reigns in the Winter Sky
All of Orion’s stars are easy to spot in the winter sky. We’re in a period of dark, moonless, evening skies, so let’s do some old-fashioned stargazing, and go hands-on under the sky.
Thai Chicken With Linguine Recipe
With this Thai Chicken With Linguine recipe from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the dinner “rush hour” turns into family time. It’s easy to make, filling, healthy, and packed with flavor.
Kale is added to recipes for good reason. Much like its well-loved cousin, spinach, kale is a very healthy leafy green. However, kale is best enjoyed when prepared correctly and when used in the right kinds of recipes. Here are some of our favorite recipes using kale.
A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes.