From the folks who taught generations how to grow comes a perennial favorite for more than 40 years: The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Calendar is for nature and gardening lovers alike. Each month features an edible, an ornamental, or a creature from the natural world in a stunning illustration commissioned for this use, with mini-feature captions that include guidance for growing the plants shown in the art.
Among this edition’s topics: jade plants as pass-alongs, the dragonfly, sunflowers, cabbages, oyster mushrooms, and cyclamen. Of course, it wouldn’t be from The Old Farmer’s Almanac if it didn’t give you the best times for planting, gardening/weather proverbs, plant fun facts, insightful quotes, and gardening secrets for the entire year. Get growing with . . .
· original full-color illustrations · time-tested tips, whimsical folklore, and charming seasonal advice for novice and experienced gardeners · an exclusive “Best Days” table to help you to plant according to the Moon's phases and your area of the country · major U.S. and Canadian holidays and celebrations · lunar and solar eclipses · Moon phases (new, quarters, full), including traditional names like Full Harvest Moon · previous and next month grids on each month’s calendar · 2021 and 2022 calendars for preplanning · easy-to-use, handy size: 10-7/8"W x 8-3/8"H; opens to 10-7/8"W x 16-3/4"H
Get one for yourself and another to pass along!
Enjoy the wit and wisdom of The Old Farmer’s Almanac with their other beautiful 2021 calendars: Country, Weather Watcher’s, Moon, Everyday, and Engagement.
Please note: This calendar features an entertaining item for every day; it does not contain The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s famous weather predictions for North America (space does not allow us to include forecasts for the 25 regions!). However, you can always find the weather forecasts in The Old Farmer’s Almanac annual publication or at Almanac.com/weather.
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America's best-selling annual publication, with facts, feature articles, and advice that are "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor."
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
William Langson Lathrop
William F. Taylor
M. Elizabeth Price
S. George Phillips
Rae Sloan Bredin
Charles F. Ramsey
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.