Flower Meanings: The Language of Flowers
Before you select a bouquet, check out the flower meanings from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! While most of us know that red roses symbolize love, did you realize that most plants, herbs, and flowers have centuries-old symbolic meanings? Some flowers mean friendship; others symbolize love; yet others represent loss. Here’s our full list of flower meanings.
Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.
How to Compost: Hot and Cold Methods
If you compost, stash a pile of leaves to use as dry material next year. Dry (brown) material is harder to find during the growing season. Learn here about composting to produce rich garden humus—whether you create a hot or active pile or a cold or inactive pile.
Sarah Josepha Hale: Godmother of Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving! While you are being grateful for your food, friends, and family, take a little time to remember Sarah Josepha Hale, who helped make this national day of thanks possible.
Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including sweet potato fries, biscuits, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal.