Offers a compilation of facts and folklore on a range of topics, including weather, astronomy, gardening, animals, history, sports, and health.
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
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" preserves its record as the oldest continuously published periodical in North America. For 2001, the Almanac presents a special, expanded issue with fun and a few surprises for the new century. Consumer trends, garden truths and myths, predictions for the 21st century, and many other subjects fill the issue.
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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
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