Dear Companion readers,
In today's issue, we're focusing on the backyard and garden. Discover the gentle art of forcing bulbs indoors for bright blooms in the grey days of winter. Find out how to clean up those perennial beds which may be looking scraggly about now. And learn about the best time to plant mums—it's not when most folks think!
Finally, enjoy our new page on Election Day (U.S.) with facts, fun, weather, and more!
Your Almanac editors
Our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
–Will Rogers (Born today in 1879)