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Wisdom from the Old Farmer's Almanac

Book of Everyday Advice

Author: Judson Hale

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9781441302359

Category: Humor

Page: N.A

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The Old Farmer's Almanac

Calculated on a New and Improved Plan for the Year of Our Lord 2012

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571985441

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 5751

A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information

Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice

Useful Tips and Fascinating Facts for Every Day of the Year

Author: The Old Farmer's Almanac, Editors

Publisher: Yankee Books

ISBN: 9780899093895

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

View: 5626

Ben Is Back! Ben Franklin's inventiveness made him the greatest American genius of them all. Now, the spirit of Ben meets the challenges of 21st-century living in Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice. With the 1,538 tips in this amazing book, you'll be able to do everything smarter, better, and cheaper-- just like Ben himself! Try these for starters. * Keep eggs fresh twice as long by keeping them in their carton-- not in the refrigerator egg holder-- and stashing them in the lowest part of the fridge. * Make your panty hose last five times longer with a saltwater soak. * Grow your best garden ever-- with toilet paper! * Get your PC screen and keyboard spotless with a used fabric-softener sheet. * Keep ice cream cones from dripping-- even on the hottest days-- by dropping a marshmallow into the bottom of the cone before adding ice cream. * Rub off rust spots on your car's chrome with aluminum foil. * Rid your pets of fleas by adding a tablespoon of vinegar to their food. * Make your plastic containers smell fresh again with the daily news! And look inside for more than 1,000 others! You'll get 365 days' worth of ingenious hints, practical solutions, and delicious recipes, along with a generous portion of Ben's witty maxims, historical tidbits, inventions, and advice. Packed with clever cleaning ideas, kitchen wisdom, smart gardening tips, savvy health hints, easy home-repair advice, weather wisdom, and, of course, money-saving strategies, Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice is a book you'll turn to every day of the year.

Home Wisdom

A Commonsense Guide to Solving Everyday Problems

Author: Jon Vara

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783549378

Category: Self-Help

Page: 160

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The editors of "The Old Farmer's Almanac" have collected the best advice about keeping house--along with humorous, interesting digressions on the challenges keeping house has presented through history.

The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Fresh Cookbook

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Yankee Pub

ISBN: 9781571985415

Category: Cooking

Page: 336

View: 631

Includes over three hundred recipes that focus on using garden-fresh vegetables, with tips and advice for herb, vegetable, and edible flower gardening.

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571986391

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 7742

Presents a compilation of practical advice and folklore, featuring weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles and other entertaining and useful information, all in an attractive layout with dozens of full-color pages.

The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571987177

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 2406

Fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment make a winning formula for this biannual series created for kids ages 8 and up. This brand-new edition includes chapters with features on . . . • Astronomy: Earth’s volcanoes and other planetary wonders • Calendar: origin of the birthday cake, why we save daylight time, and more “special” days • Health: fun facts about your brain; uncommon advice for the common cold; why we have burps, gas, and other unmentionables • Weather: wildfire weather, facts about fog • Food: the history of the hot dog, the making of maple syrup, the first frozen dinner, lunchbox recipes • Accomplished Kids: kids who made amazing discoveries, kids who help to make the world a better place • Nature: a bug guide, little-known facts about nuts, poison dart frogs • In the Garden: secrets of composting, growing a bean teepee and other edibles, plus fun crafts • Sports: a wooden car derby, plus adventurers Sam Patch (falls jumper), Jay Cochrane (wire walker), and Charles F. Lummis (cross-country hiker) • Amusement: tips for setting a record, advice for whistlers, and more • Plus too much more to mention!

A Millennium Primer

Timeless Truths and Delightful Diversions

Author: Tim Clark

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780737000504

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

View: 9684

No matter where you live, the average human breath contains the same amount of atoms. No matter when you lived, the various cures for a broken heart were equally ineffective. There's comfort in consistency.

Poor Richard's Almanac

Author: Benjamin Franklin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: 132

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Book of Weather Lore

The Fact and Fancy Behind Weather Predictions, Superstitions, Old-time Sayings, and Traditions

Author: Edward F. Dolan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 221

View: 8383

Discusses the season, clouds, rain, rainbows, thunder, and lightning, and evaluates the validity of folklore concerning the weather

The Old Farmer's Almanac Book of Garden Wisdom

Author: Cynthia Van Hazinga

Publisher: Random House Value Pub

ISBN: 9780517162972

Category: Gardening

Page: 224

View: 4779

Offers advice and tips on such gardening skills as how to design a garden and how to produce good quality vegetables.

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571987800

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 4622

It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer’s Almanac, America’s oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life. As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2019 edition will forecast cultural, culinary, and other life-changing trends; preview notable astronomical events; provide time- and money-saving tips for gardeners of all varieties; set the hook for best fishing days; forecast traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather; and cover a range of related topics, including anniversaries, folklore, husbandry, home remedies, recipes, amusement, contests, and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitable way it has done since 1792.

Farmers' Almanac 2012

Author: Peter Geiger,Sondra Duncan

Publisher: Farmers' Almanac

ISBN: N.A

Category: Humor

Page: N.A

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Poor Richard's Almanack

Author: Benjamin Franklin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs

Page: 62

View: 8480

Flower Gardening Secrets

Sensible Advice from Seasoned Gardeners

Author: Cynthia Van Hazinga

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783549361

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 1203

Describes favorite varieties of annuals, perennials, and bulbs, and offers advice on planting schemes and harvesting and drying flowers

Ben Franklin's Almanac of Wit, Wisdom, and Practical Advice

Useful Tips and Fascinating Facts for Every Day of the Year

Author: Yankee Publishing, Incorporated

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780899093888

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 400

View: 4117

A compendium of humor and advice from America's master of the aphorism mixes anecdotes with illustrations in a day-by-day almanac format that includes folk wisdom covering a wide variety of topics.

Blue Ribbon Recipes

Award-winning Recipes from Americaʼs Country Fairs

Author: Polly Bannister

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783549354

Category: Cooking

Page: 160

View: 5421

Through the years, across America, county fairs, food festivals, bake-offs, and national cooking competitions are held. Gathered in this cookbook are the championship recipes--and their histories--from cooks around the country.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

Author: Sarah Janssen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 160057212X

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 8779

The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 150th anniversary edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: 150 Years of The World Almanac: A special feature celebrating The World Almanac's historic run includes highlights from its distinguished past and some old-fashioned "facts," illustrating how its defining mission has changed with the times. Historical Anniversaries: The World Almanac's recurring feature expands to incorporate milestone events and cultural touchstones dating to the book's founding year, from the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson to the publication of Little Women. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Greatest Single-Season Performances: In light of Russell Westbrook's unprecedented 42 regular-season triple-doubles, The World Almanac takes a look back in sports history for athletes' best single-season runs. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. The Obama Presidency: A year after Barack Obama’s second term came to a close, The World Almanac reviews the accomplishments, missteps, and legacy of the 44th president. The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. Other New Highlights: A brand-new biography of the 45th president and profile of the Trump administration; 2016 election results; and statistics on crime, health care, overdose deaths, shootings, terrorism, and much more. The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 while providing all the information you'll need in 2018. 2017—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2017. 2017—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring a preview of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games, complete coverage of the 2017 World Series, new tables of NBA, NHL, and NCAA statistics, and much more. 2017—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2017, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2017—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the quirkiest news stories of the year, from the king who secretly worked as an airline pilot for decades to the state that's auctioning off its governor's mansion. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2017, from news and sports to pop culture.

The Old Farmer's Almanac the Gift of Gardening

Author: Sellers Publishing Inc., Staff

Publisher: Sellers Publishing

ISBN: 9781416246459

Category: Gardening

Page: 64

View: 1968

"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature." - Alfred Austin. Combining inspirational quotes and wisdom harvested from the Old Farmer's Almanac, The Gift of Gardening is the perfect treasury for the garden enthusiast. This collection of knowledge, paired with four-color illustrations, will delight gardeners, amateur to expert. Whether you're a flower fanatic or a veggie devotee, there is a bounty of inspiration for all in this gift book.

The New Horse-Powered Farm

Tools and Systems for the Small-Scale, Sustainable Market Grower

Author: Stephen Leslie

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 1603584161

Category: Social Science

Page: 346

View: 5631

The New Horse-Powered Farm is the first book of its kind, offering wisdom and techniques for using horse power on the small farm or homestead. It sets the stage for incorporating draft power on the farm by presenting necessary information for experienced and novice teamsters alike, including getting started with workhorses; the merits of different draft breeds; various training systems for the horse and teamster; haying with horses, seeding crops, and raising small grains; in-depth coverage of tools and systems; and managing a woodlot, farm economics, education, agritourism, and more. It's a must-have resource for any farmer, homesteader, or teamster seeking to work with draft power in a closed-loop farming system.

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