Square Foot Garden Plans and Layouts
Square-foot gardening (SFG) is an easy-to-follow method of planting vegetables which makes efficient use of small spaces. It’s especially ideal for beginner gardeners. Here are six complementary SFG garden layouts created by our Almanac readers!
Turnips Turnips are cool-weather vegetables that can be grown both in spring and fall, avoiding the hot summer months. They mature very rapidly and you can enjoy both the greens and the roots. Try this ancient root vegetable that’s been grown for over 3,000 years.
The Top 5 Coldest Cities: Winter 2019
What are the top 5 coldest cities in the United States? Here’s the list, based on average temperatures, according to the National Weather Service. Does this surprise you?
Why Is 2020 a Leap Year?
2020 is a leap year! Find out why and what this means, and see when the next leap year will be. Plus, we’ll explain why leap years are necessary and share the fun folklore surrounding them.
It’s Mardi Gras season! Try our King Cake recipe—a delicious cross between a coffee cake and a French pastry. Make sure you keep an eye out for the tiny plastic baby placed inside the King Cake; the finder is designated “king” or “queen” for the evening!