Now see stern Winter nearer draw,
Sol's feeble rays refuse to thaw
What Winter's frost congeal'd;
And lo! the flakey snows appear,
Proclaim the approach of Christmas near,
And deck in white the field.
–William Cole (1824)
Ice Thickness Safety Chart How thick does ice have to be to drive a truck on it? Skate on? Go ice fishing? Before you go out, check our ice thickness chart to determine if it’s safe!
Cyclamens: A Christmas Houseplant Cyclamens (Cyclamen persicum) are attractive, easy-care houseplants that will bloom continuously throughout the winter months. They are a unique alternative to the traditional holiday poinsettia.
Rich and vibrant colors are accented with pearl to give an iridescent hue to this elegantly crafted art glass bowl. This attractive art piece can be used as a birdbath or a bird feeder with the stable 3-pronged base.