Tag Archives: astronomy

2016 OLD FARMERS ALMANAC

Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, The Old Farmers Almanac is back for 2016 with its signature mix of timeless wisdom and timely predictions. Chock-full of useful information and classic wit, this edition features home hints, garden advice, fascinating facts, tips for outdoors enthusiasts, and recipes, plus its famous 80 percent accurate weather forecasts. (Using a secret formula based on sunspots, weather patterns and meteorology, the almanac points to a milder-than-normal winter in the southwestern half of the country, with a warmer-than-normal summer in most areas, except the heartland and the Southeast.) The Old Farmers Almanac is one of America’s favorite traditions!

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2016
The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2016

 

Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has published useful information for people in all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise tables and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who need weather Forecasts.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a reference book that contains weather forecasts, tide tables, planting charts, astronomical data, recipes, and articles on a number of topics including gardening, sports, astronomy and farming. The book also features anecdotes and a section that predicts trends in fashion, food, home décor, technology and living for the coming year.

Released the second Tuesday in September of the year prior to the year printed on its cover, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been published continuously since 1792, making it the oldest continuously published periodical in North America.

Share Button

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids
Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids features fascinating stories, fun facts, and activities that provide hours of edu-tainment. This brand-new edition in the biannual series includes chapters on . . .

• Astronomy: with Moon tales and trivia; telling time by the stars; a visit to Venus
• Calendar: unusual celebrations for every month (Limerick Day, Happy Cat Month, National Chemistry Week), with related activities to try anytime
• Weather: what happens in a hurricane; a buganado blitz and other weird weather; a chilling peek at the South Pole
• Food: the a-peel (get it?) and quirky uses of bananas (Sri Lankans use the stems to make shoe soles); a twisted history of pretzels
• Nature: the world is alive with swamp creatures, howling wolves, cockroaches, and reindeer—oh, my!
• In the Garden: advice for a fairy-tale garden of cabbages, pumpkins, and beans; a salsa princess; ideas for hosting a garden party
• On the Farm: everything you didn’t know about oats; quacky facts about ducks; Pennsylvania Dutch “sign language”
• Sports: Old Home Day games; kids who joined the circus; how to get the knack of the hacky sack; ways to walk

Share Button

The Old Farmers Almanac

   Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, The Old Farmers Almanac is back for 2014 with its signature mix of timeless wisdom and timely predictions. Chock-full of useful information and classic wit, this edition features home hints, garden advice, fascinating facts, tips for outdoors enthusiasts, and recipes, plus its famous 80 percent accurate weather forecasts. (Using a secret formula based on sunspots, weather patterns and meteorology, the almanac points to a milder-than-normal winter in the southwestern half of the country, with a warmer-than-normal summer in most areas, except the heartland and the Southeast.) The Old Farmers Almanac is one of America’s favorite traditions!



   Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has published useful information for people in all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise tables and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who need weather Forcasts.The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a reference book that contains weather forecasts, tide tables, planting charts, astronomical data, recipes, and articles on a number of topics including gardening, sports, astronomy and farming. The book also features anecdotes and a section that predicts trends in fashion, food, home décor, technology and living for the coming year.Released the second Tuesday in September of the year prior to the year printed on its cover, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been published continuously since 1792, making it the oldest continuously published periodical in North America.

Share Button

The Old Farmers Almanac

Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, The Old Farmers Almanac is back for 2014 with its signature mix of timeless wisdom and timely predictions. Chock-full of useful information and classic wit, this edition features home hints, garden advice, fascinating facts, tips for outdoors enthusiasts, and recipes, plus its famous 80 percent accurate weather forecasts. (Using a secret formula based on sunspots, weather patterns and meteorology, the almanac points to a milder-than-normal winter in the southwestern half of the country, with a warmer-than-normal summer in most areas, except the heartland and the Southeast.) The Old Farmers Almanac is one of America’s favorite traditions!


   Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has published useful information for people in all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise tables and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who need weather Forcasts.The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a reference book that contains weather forecasts, tide tables, planting charts, astronomical data, recipes, and articles on a number of topics including gardening, sports, astronomy and farming. The book also features anecdotes and a section that predicts trends in fashion, food, home décor, technology and living for the coming year.Released the second Tuesday in September of the year prior to the year printed on its cover, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been published continuously since 1792, making it the oldest continuously published periodical in North America.

swagbucks-200x200

Share Button