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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

View: 9924

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: 5700

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

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: 1207

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

The Old Farmer's Almanac the Gift of Gardening

Author: Sellers Publishing Inc., Staff

Publisher: Sellers Publishing

ISBN: 9781416246459

Category: Gardening

Page: 64

View: 7983

"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 Old Farmer's Almanac 2013

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544086929

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 7983

America’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac contains “everything under the Sun, including the Moon”—facts, feature articles, and advice that are “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.” The 2013 edition, which marks the publication’s 221st anniversary, will feature • weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus hints of how a low sunspot cycle could influence conditions in the coming years • the most accurate astronomical data in the solar system, with best-viewing recommendations for every month • safe and easy home remedies for each season’s most common—and uncomfortable—aches and ailments • fail-safe gardening tips to ensure a hefty harvest, ideas for using vegetable plants as ornamentals, plus gardening by the Moon • delicious recipes for homebaked cakes, cookies, and pies; plus readers’ best bacon dishes • amusing and enlightening articles on raising children, kisses, and why pets bite (and how to stop them) and much, much more! Added value this year: • 80 full-color pages • full-color national weather maps of winter and summer forecasts

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9781571986528

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 4043

As surely as the Sun rises in the east and maple leaves turn color in autumn, The Old Farmer's Almanac is back—and it's better than ever! Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, America's best loved annual and oldest continuously published peridocial (now in its 223rd year!) promises to be "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," thus once again both fulfilling the mission set forth by its founder Robert B. Thomas and readers' expectations. This edition is packed with wit, wisdom, tips, advice, facts, fun, and recipes, including . . . • traditionally 80 percent-accurate weather forecasts • creatures from hell • readers' wacky coincidences • making sausages at home • wildfires' effect on weather • love potions • beauty secrets • odds of almost everything • unmasked mysteries of plant seed dispersal Plus, Moon phases and other celestial sightings, tides, gardening tables, best days, and too much more to mention. Added value this year: • 96 full-color pages—16 more than ever! • full-color winter and summer weather maps • updated Reference section The Old Farmer's Almanac is often imitated, but never equaled. Accept no substitutes!

Best of the Old Farmer's Almanac

The First 200 Years

Author: Judson D. Hale

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780679742647

Category: Humor

Page: 244

View: 4074

Celebrating the bicentennial of "The Old Farmer's Almanac," this retrospective collection of wit and wisdom from the popular magazine contains a selection of feature articles, recipes, lore, humor, and more

The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Fresh Cookbook

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Yankee Pub

ISBN: 9781571985415

Category: Cooking

Page: 336

View: 7484

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

Home Wisdom

A Commonsense Guide to Solving Everyday Problems

Author: Jon Vara

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783549378

Category: Self-Help

Page: 160

View: 4680

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 sampler

Author: Robb Hansell Sagendorph

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 306

View: 4095

The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547845405

Category: Reference

Page: 192

View: 2322

Created for kids ages 8 and up, this full-color, fact-filled book features fascinating stories and fun projects that will keep kids entertained for hours and learning all the while. Volume 4 will amuse kids with facts, features, and activities such as • Calendar: famous 13ths of the month; Halloween history, snacks, and decoration ideas; Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa “firsts” • Astronomy: wild tales of meteorites, wonders of the night sky, the search for aliens • Weather: wacky ways to predict the weather; profiles of the thermometer men, Celsius and Fahrenheit; cold facts; weird winds • Gardening: history, folklore, and how-to-grow for peas, tomatoes, “alligator pears” (avocados!), and a cucumber in a bottle • Crafts: twelve easy projects to foster kids’ creativity—and fun! • Nature: how leaves change color, advice on poison ivy, all about grasshoppers and birds

The Best of the Old farmer's almanac

Author: Will Forpe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 185

View: 885

Proverbs

A Handbook

Author: Wolfgang Mieder

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313326981

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

View: 4604

Defines and classifies proverbs, and explores their occurrence in oral tradition, literature, art, and popular culture.

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: 3481

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.

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2016

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571986766

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 7971

As surely as the Sun rises in the east and maple leaves turn color in autumn, The Old Farmer’s Almanac is back—and it’s better than ever! Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, America’s best-loved annual and oldest continuously published periodical (now in its 224th year!) promises to be “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” once again fulfilling both the mission set forth by its founder, Robert B. Thomas, and readers’ expectations. This edition is packed with wit, wisdom, tips, advice, facts, fun, and recipes, including: • traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather forecasts • how to make sausages at home • “creatures from hell” • grow your own beer (ingredients) • time- and money-saving tips • unmasked mysteries of plant seed dispersal • bale, key, and concrete block gardens • quirky origins of American horse breeds • history, lore, and more about birthstones Plus, Moon phases and other celestial sightings, tides, gardening tables, best days to do things, and more. Added value this year: • 96 full-color pages • full-color winter and summer weather maps • updated Reference section Often imitated, but never equaled. Accept no substitutes!

The Witches' Almanac, Issue 30

Spring 2011-Spring 2012

Author: Andrew Theitic

Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing

ISBN: 9781612831329

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 152

View: 6275

Since 1971, The Witches’ Almanac has been the source of fun, wisdom, trivial and magical lore for thousands of readers throughout the world. Modeled after the Old Farmer’s Almanac, it includes information related to the annual Moon calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, interviews, and spells. Although it is an annual publication, only 15 percent of the content is time sensitive. The Witches’ Almanac is an accessible reference that appeals to anyone interested in folklore mythology and culture. It is also appealing to the Wiccan enthusiast.

The Witches' Almanac, Issue 31

Spring 2012-Spring 2013: Radiance of the Sun

Author: Andrew Theitic

Publisher: The Witches’ Almanac

ISBN: 9780982432389

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 152

View: 3466

Since 1971, The Witches’ Almanac has been the source of wisdom and magical lore for thousands of readers all over the world. Modeled after the Old Farmer’s Almanac, with a bit of magic built-in, it includes information related to the annual Moon calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, interviews, and spells. The theme of this year’s Witches’ Almanac is the Radiance of the Sun. Read about bottle trees, the legendary ghosts of Gettysburg, theatrical Janus masks, frog folklore, the curse of the Hope Diamond and the magick of tattoos. This edition of The Witches’ Almanac also features an exploration of the Tarot Sun card by renowned author, Paul Huson and so much more!

The New England Farmer's Almanac ...

Author: Thomas Green Fessenden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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The Witches' Almanac, Issue 37, Spring 2018-Spring 2019

The Magic of Plants

Author: Andrew Theitic

Publisher: The Witches’ Almanac

ISBN: 1881098443

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 208

View: 2016

Founded in 1971, The Witches’ Almanac is a witty, literate, and sophisticated publication that appeals to general readers as well as hard-core Wiccans. At one level, it is a pop reference that will fascinate anyone interested in folklore, mythology, and culture; at another, it is the most sophisticated and wide-ranging annual guide available today for the mystic enthusiast. Modeled after the Old Farmers’ Almanac, it includes information related to the annual moon calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, mystic incantations, interviews, and many a curious tale of good and evil. Although it is an annual publication, its subject matter is timeless—only about 15 percent of the content is specific to the date range of each issue. The theme of Issue 37 (Spring 2018–Spring 2019) is the magic of plants. Also included are the following articles: “Sigil Witchery,” “The Witch of Hadley,” “SeerStones,” “Astrological Plant Remedies,” “Pomba Gira,” “Coffin Ring,” and “Coefficient of Weirdness, Part 2.”

The Old farmer's almanack, calculated on a new and improved plan

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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