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Old Farmer's Almanac 2016 (Hardcover)

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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 birthstonesPlus, 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 sectionOften imitated, but never equaled. Accept no substitutes!
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!
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: Reference, Technology
Sub-Genre: Almanacs, Agriculture / General
Series Title: Old Farmer's Almanac
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2015
TCIN: 17466754
UPC: 9781571986733
Item Number (DPCI): 247-46-9364
$15.95

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