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Caring for Hydrangeas
With immense flower heads,
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Coneflowers: 7 Best Echinacea Varieties
I have been under the weather lately, and one of the only things that seems to quiet my cough is...
Creating a Bird-Friendly Habitat
Creating a bird-friendly environment is simply a matter of providing the creature comforts we all...
Companion Planting Made Easy: See How To Do It
Companion Planting is easy with the new and improved Almanac Garden Planner! See how to select the...
Best Disease-Resistant Roses
When thinking about roses, most people envision hybrid teas. However, being susceptible to disease...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign February 2017
Use the February 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
How to Make Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies
These Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cookies are super delicious morsels and very easy to make! Whip them...
Frost Dates Calculator
Just punch in your zip code or postal code for your frost dates! This frost date calculator...
10 Unusual Plant Names and Plant Lore
Who doesn’t love a good story? I am drawn to plants that have an interesting story attached to...
Cooking With Flowers
Cook with edible flowers to add color and a hint of flavor to soups, chicken, and salad dishes. ...
Give your Valentine a flowering plant instead of flowers, or ask your sweetheart for one
Valentine’s Day is a popular time to give cut flowers as a gift. Consider a flowering plant! The...
Top Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors
Starting plants from seed is economical and helps your plants get a head start on producing an...
3 Garden Planning Mistakes to Avoid
Ready to start garden planning? Here’s a timely video with three normal mistakes gardeners make...
How to Make Florentine Spinach Dip
Our recipe for Florentine Spinach Dip is a crowd-pleaser and very easy to make! Perfect for any...
Signs of a Cold Winter 2017
For winter 2017, the Almanac has predicted colder-than-normal temperatures for most of the United...
The Most Nutritious Vegetables You Can Grow
What are the healthiest vegetables to grow? After all, if you’re going to plant vegetables, why not...
Become a Master Gardener
If one of your goals is to become a better gardener and contribute to your community, you should...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign January 2017
Use the January 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
How to Grow Scented Geraniums
It’s only January, but already I’m tired of looking out at a bleak sheet of white. Luckily, I have...
Flowering Houseplants to Brighten Winter
Here are great flowering houseplants to brighten your winter days. These plants are practically...
How to Make a Compost Bin
Compost bins are tidier than a loose compost heap, but can be expensive to buy. Fortunately it’s...
How to Use Garden Planner Software
In this video, we demonstrate how to use the Almanac Garden Planner software—and how it can save...
How to Make Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry Cookies
See how to make Gluten-Free Chocolate-Coconut-Cranberry Cookies from the Readers’ Best Recipes...
How to Grow Herbs in Containers
Learn how to grow herbs in containers—and which herbs grow best in pots. Grow several different...
The Coldest Day of the Year?
It’s December—time for the longest night of the year. With so little warming sunlight, it will be...
Winter Weather Forecast 2016-2017
Here’s the famous 2016–1017 winter weather forecast for the U.S. and Canadian regions from The 2017...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign December 2016
Use the December 2016 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
Holiday Plant Care: Poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, and Amaryllis
Holiday plants such as poinsettias, amaryllises, and Christmas cacti are traditional gifts that can...
How to Make a Christmas Wreath
A beautiful Christmas wreath sets the tone for the festive season. Making your own is a very...
Hot + Cold = Blizzard
What happens when all this warm November air meets a cold front? The potential for fierce storms...
How to Make Warm Brownie Pie
Learn how to make Warm Brownie Pie from the EATS cookbook from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. This...
How to Make Leaf Mold
Fallen leaves can be time-consuming to deal with, so don’t waste all that hard work by throwing...
How to Rotate Your Vegetable Crops
Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year. It’s important to grow...
Gourds: Types of Gourds, Growing Gourds, Curing Gourds
There are lots of “gourdgeous” gourds available for decorating this time of year and I get many...
Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Winter Blooms
As the gardening season slows down, do you still have spring-flowering bulbs that you never planted...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign Dates November 2016
Use the November 2016 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
A Century-Long Passion for Pumpkin Spice
What is pumpkin spice made up of? Who came up with pumpkin spice? Where did this spice blend come...
Staying Warm in Winter
Need a smile on a cold winter’s day? Here’s Janice Stillman, editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac,...
Garden Party Ideas
Let’s have a garden party! Set tables and chairs near the flowers or on the lawn and gather some...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign Dates October 2016
Use the October 2016 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
How to Make Toffee Popcorn - Video Instructions
These helpful video instructions show you how to make Toffee Popcorn, a delicious snack from our...
How to Make Veggie and Lentil Chili - Video
This video shows you how to make this Not-Too-Spicy Veggie and Lentil Chili in a slow cooker. This...
Planning Your Landscape Design
Planning a landscape is an exercise in imagination. You need to think, dream, and ponder. What do...
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