The Old Farmer's 2009 Almanac
This publication has been around since 1792 and is full of useful information -planting tables - weather forecasts for 16 regions of the U.S. - complete listings of holidays - tables with tides, eclipses and astronomical events This would make an AMAZING gift for the smarty- pants in your life.
A low-tech, low-cost introduction to the night sky that will enable you to spot stars and constellations depending upon the day of the year and the time of the night. For all ages. Good astral gifting.
This chart lets you know the availability and best time to get locally grown fruits and vegetables. Brilliant!