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Phenology in the Garden: Planting by Nature's Signs
For centuries, gardeners took their cues for planting times from nature! For example, plant...
Spring Equinox 2019: The First Day of Spring
The spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) falls on Wednesday, March 20,...
Chrysanthemums: When to Plant Mums
Every year in the fall, I suffer a bout of mum madness when garden centers and big boxes brim with...
Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!
Delight in the taste of spring! Here are seasonal recipes using asparagus, rhubarb, fresh peas,...
Spring-Cleaning the Garden | Which Plants Survived?
What are you doing in the garden this time of year? I’m weeding asparagus beds, dealing with voles...
2018 Easter Weekend Weather Forecast
Easter weekend is fast approaching! Are you prepared? Read our Easter weekend weather forecast to...
Houseplant Care Guide
Houseplants can add color, beauty, and character to your living space! Here are a few key tips for...
10 Pretty Pansy Varieties
Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. Early flowers are starting to appear for...
Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients
When it comes to spring-cleaning or any kind of housecleaning, I use an array of six admirably...
2018 Spring Weather Forecast
Winter is nearly over, which means that spring is just around the corner! What kind of weather can...
Spring Pruning Guide for Trees and Shrubs
Which trees and shrubs get pruned in spring? See the Almanac’s spring pruning guide listing when...
Lavender Lemon Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Try cooking with herbs! This lavender lemon chocolate chip pancake recipe was a huge hit with my...
How to Plant a Tree
Here are tips on how to plant a tree—from digging the hole to watering the tree properly once it’s ...
When to Prune Trees and Shrubs
When trees and shrubs become overgrown, it’s time to break out the pruning shears. With this guide...
Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada
Here is our Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian...
A Journey Through the Seasons: In Celebration of our 225th Anniversary!
Celebrate the seasons with this beautiful collection of seasonal photos shared by Almanac readers—...
How to Make a Hollyhock Flower Doll
Learn how to make old-fashioned hollyhock doll out of flowers, a delightful children’s craft for...
An Early Winter 2016 Weather Prediction
Now that winter is over, it’s time to look to the year ahead to see our most likely weather over...
A Spring Tonic, using the early greens of spring, may be just the thing you need to get through...
Early Spring Weather Warmer Than Normal
This year, the early spring weather really is warmer than normal. Nope, you did not imagine it!...
The Earliest Spring of our Lives
Spring will be off to a very early start in 2016, thanks to leap day weirdness! Have you noticed...
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