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  1. Roses

    and the base stem of the plant. Feeding Roses Feed roses on a regular basis before and throughout the blooming ... more

    Plant | August 12, 2016

  2. Pumpkins

    is a must. Days to maturity are 130 to 160 days so plant early! Thin to the best one or two plants. Feed ... more

    Plant | August 3, 2016

  3. Hurricane Forecast 2016

    by the storm. See most recent list of retired hurricane names. It should be noted that not all hurricanes were ... technology, no hurricane goes unnoticed. See our article on “Predicting Hurricanes: The Eyes Have It” to learn ... more

    Page | August 1, 2016

  4. Whom do I contact if I am interested in submitting an article to The Old Farmer’s Almanac?

    See our Writer’s Guidelines first. If you have a story idea or query, you can e-mail the Editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac here. Almanac Advertising, Selling, Fund-raising, Usage Select rating Give it 1/5 Give it 2/5 Give it 3/5 Give it 4/5 Give it 5/5 C ... more

    Page | December 21, 2015

  5. Putting the Garden to Bed

    crops such as winter rye to improve your soil and reduce weeks. See our article on Cover Crops ... more

    Page | December 21, 2015

  6. Chicken Feed (and don't forget grit!)

    What's the Best Food for Your Chickens? Martha White Don’t know what to feed your chickens? ... their local feed stores. Young chicks will require “starter” feeds, and you may have a choice of medicated ... percent protein. Chicken feeds can be supplemented by homegrown or home-mixed rations of grains (oats, corn, ... more

    Page | June 6, 2016

  7. Earthquake Questions and Answers

    Shake, rattle, and roll! In this short article, we answer common earthquake questions and answers ... and the earthquake caused significant property damage. Here are some more recent examples of severe earthquakes ... What have been the most recent earthquakes and where were they? In April 2009, one earthquake struck ... more

    Page | December 21, 2015

  8. Apple-Cider Tonic (Homemade Fire Cider): A New Take on a Traditional Folk Remedy

    remedy. (Don’t feed honey to children less than a year old.) Use it as you would plain vinegar ... more

    Blog | June 6, 2016

  9. Looking for Planet Nine

    through the Kuiper Belt, beyond Neptune. We’re ready for a new one.  And we may get it.  Researchers recently ... more

    Blog | February 23, 2016

  10. Take a Breath! Breathing to Relax.

    all, everybody’s breathing. If you search the Web, you’ll find many articles, research reports, ... more

    Blog | June 6, 2016

  11. Planting Garlic in the Fall

    trouble with wireworms or nematodes. Disease is more of an issue in poorly drained soils. Feed the plants ... more

    Blog | October 28, 2015

  12. What is a Supermoon: Fact or Fiction

    On recent full Moons, have you seen the media urging everyone to rush out and see the Supermoon? Did you then expect that full Supermoon to look huge? Well, enough is enough! The “Supermoon” media ... of the year. Then it started to mean the closest two or three Moons each year. Now, a recent AOL headline story ... more

    Blog | November 12, 2015

  13. Tomato Tips

    and high soil acidity contribute to blossom end rot. Tomato Plant Care: Feeding Most gardeners have ... out the tomato plant page. This article was originally published in 2015 and has since been updated. ... more

    Blog | July 13, 2016

  14. Surviving Winter Travel Weather!

    for cancellation, check the Twitter feed frequently. The earlier you learn of a cancelled flight, the more likely ... more

    Blog | December 3, 2015

  15. Where the Wild Things Are: November

    are feeding on other tiny aquatic insects, or on other bits of decayed vegetable matter gleaned from ... more

    Blog | October 28, 2015

  16. Cranberries: Get ’Em While You Can

    probably seen popular articles pitching cranberries as a  “superfood.” Although the fresh berries provide ... more

    Blog | October 14, 2015

  17. Growing Enough Food to Feed a Family

    food you need to grow to feed the people in your household? After you watch this video, get a free trial of the online  Almanac Garden Planner. Gardening Select rating Give Growing Enough Food to Feed a Family 1/5 Give Growing Enough Food to Feed a Family 2/5 Give Growing Enough Food to Feed a Family 3/5 ... more

    Video | July 6, 2016

  18. Carrots

    Have you ever seen a carrot that has grown “legs” or forked? Fresh manure, or even recently applied ... This disease is spread by pests as they feed from plant to plant. Keep weeds down and invest in a control plan ... more

    Plant | August 10, 2016

  19. Summertime Meals to Feed a Crowd

    gathering, it can be tricky to figure out how much food to feed a crowd. You don’t want to run short, and yet ... Sciences, Cooperative Extension Service Party Planning Summer Select rating Give Summertime Meals to Feed a Crowd 1/5 Give Summertime Meals to Feed a Crowd 2/5 Give Summertime Meals to Feed a Crowd 3/5 Give ... more

    Page | December 21, 2015

  20. Winners of the 2016 Almanac Essay Contest

    Recently, when dropping my mother home from Bingo to her senior building, a fellow resident asked ... that they do to feed the world by having National Farmers Day. Unless you have a commercial-size farm, farming ... for feeding the world. Farmers would appreciate this thanks very much. They are very deserving ... more

    Page | August 2, 2016

  21. Information About Plants: Vegetables, Herbs, & Fruit Guides

      Herb Guide   Fruit Guide   Edible Gardening Articles and Videos Across our Web site are many edible gardening articles and videos that we hope you’ll enjoy! Here is a sampling: A Beginner’s Vegetable Garden Best ... more

    Page | July 10, 2016

  22. Feeding Your Plants for Free

    There are many commercial products available to feed your plants with, but you can't beat making your own organic fertilizer, at home and for free. In this video, we explain the basics of plant nutrition, how this differs from plant to plant and what to look for when buying commercial feed. We ... more

    Video | December 21, 2015

  23. Lettuce

    be loose and drain well so it’s moist without staying soggy. To keep the soil fertile, feed it with organic ... number of salads. Try these eight great salad recipes for your recent harvest! Select rating Give Lettuce ... more

    Plant | July 18, 2016

  24. Cherries

    pollinate each other. However, a recent and exciting development in sweet cherries is the dwarf ... more

    Plant | August 29, 2016

  25. Figs

    the nitrogen into 3 to 4 feedings. Start applying the nitrogen in late winter and end in midsummer. You can ... more

    Plant | August 12, 2016