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Ponytail Palm: Easy Houseplant
are a unique-looking, long-lived indoor plant that thrives on benign neglect. They can be very long-lived, and can easily outlive their owners...
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Home-grown lettuce is far superior—in both taste and vitamin A content—to the store-bought...
Container Gardening for Vegetables
Want to have more control over growing conditions and enjoy higher yields with a lot less work?...
Radishes are a hardy, cool-season vegetable that can produce many crops each season due to its...
At one time, most lawns had at least some clover growing in them, with many consisting almost...
Woodchucks or Groundhogs
Here are tips for identifying and getting rid of groundhogs (also known as woodchucks). What Are...
How to Make a Willow Structure for the Garden
Use willow to make plant supports and garden supports with a beautiful natural look. No special...
How to Keep Birds Away From Your Garden
Birds are a welcome addition to the garden, but if the crows are devouring your corn and the jays...
When to Prune Trees and Shrubs
When trees and shrubs become overgrown, it’s time to break out the pruning shears. With this guide...
Planning a Low-Maintenance Fruit Garden
Are you keen to grow fruit? See how to plan a low-maintenance fruit garden. There are some simple...
How to Build a Trellis and Supports for Climbing Vegetables
If you’re growing climbing peas, beans, cucumbers, or any other vining plant, you’ll need to build...
Planting Fruit Trees
Learn how to correctly plant apples, pears, plums, and fruit trees! Our video will show you when...
How To Clean, Trim, and Store Asparagus
Need to store your asparagus for a little while? Here are some easy tips for how to clean, trim,...
Easter 2017 Weather Forecast (U.S. & Canada)
Easter weekend is fast approaching! Are you prepared? With our Easter 2017 weather forecast, you’ll...
How to Grow Your Own Salad Greens
Growing your own salad greens will put a world of fresh ingredients at your fingertips. Whether you...
Planning a Square Foot Garden
Square-foot gardening is a method of densely planting in squares for multiple harvests in a small...
7 Vegetable Gardening Tips to Save Time
Does your garden feel like an endless “To Do” list? It doesn’t have to be that way! In this short...
Gardening by the Moon's Sign April 2017
Use the April 2017 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best...
Garden Plans: Square Foot Garden
Below are garden plans for square-foot gardens. After you review the examples below, enjoy hundreds...
How to Build a Raised Vegetable Garden
If you’re wondering how to build a raised vegetable garden, it’s important to know which materials...
How to Use Wood Ashes in the Home and Garden
If you burn firewood, you have wood ashes. There are many surprising uses for those ashes around...
Grow Tomatoes From Seed the Easy Way
Grow tomatoes by seed! Besides being a fraction of the cost of grocery-store tomatoes, you can...
Reusing and Recycling Household Items for Gardening
Acquiring equipment for gardening can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve put together a...
How to Make Compost Tea
Ever heard of compost tea? It’s a blend of organic matter that’s brewed to give your soil a boost...
Follow Nature's Signs for Planting in the Garden
Follow nature’s signs when planting in the garden! For centuries, farmers took their cues for...
Growing Strawberries and Strawberry Varieties
How do you grow strawberries? We’ll share our planting and growing tips. Let’s start with the best...
Is There a Greenhouse in Your Future?
This is the time of year when we think, “If we only had a greenhouse, we could grow…” (fill in the ...
Top 3 Spices to Fight Colds and Flu
Did you know that three spices in your pantry fight colds or the flu? Yes, add some healing spices...
Mulch to Control Weeds and Save Water
In this video, learn how to use mulch to kill weeds and keep plants moist. Use Mulch to Reduce...
Five Golden Rules of Garden Planning
Is your garden as productive as it could be? Plan for success! Using the Garden Planner, you can...
Landscaping Your Yard: Where to Start?
Would you like to improve the landscape design of your yard and property? Where do you start? I...
How to Grow a Flower Garden
Interested in planting a flower garden? Here are some planting tips for flower beds—plus, ...
Spring 2017 Weather Outlook (U.S.)
What’s in store for spring weather? Here’s your Spring 2017 Weather Outlook—and also get your FREE ...
Wildflower Super Bloom Out West
What a magical sight! Dry, barren deserts are blooming with millions of flowers, drowning the land...
Growing Onions From Seed Indoors
The first vegetables many of us start from seed indoors are onions and shallots. Learn which onions...
Vegetable Garden Planner Reviews
This year, customers of the Almanac Garden Planner sent us glowing reviews! We were so excited...
Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada
Here is our Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian...
Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients
When it comes to spring-cleaning or any kind of housecleaning, I use six admirably versatile array...
Why Join (or Start) a Community Garden?
Join (or start) a community garden! There are so many benefits beyond the camaraderie. Gardening...
Companion Planting Flowers With Vegetables
Planting flowers in the vegetable garden will deter pests and add beauty. Learn more in this video...
Build a Vertical Garden
With a little careful planning you can create a garden where plants that are happy to grow...
5 Super-Early Vegetables to Start in Winter
Many vegetables can be seeded by late winter to give you a super-early start. Here are 5 vegetables...
Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!
Delight in spring recipes that make the most of this season’s produce and harvest, including green...
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