Geminid meteors, St. Lucia buns, homemade bird food

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, December 12, 2020

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Tomorrow, December 13, is St. Lucia Day.

Lucy light, Lucy light,
shortest day and longest night.

–Proverb

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Geminid Meteor Shower 2020
Geminid Meteor Shower 2020
Get ready for the Geminids! The great Geminid Meteor Shower peaks the night of December 13, 2020. Get information about the best times to view these famous shooting stars!
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Top 10 Reasons To Buy Made in USA

Looking for products made in America? You’re not alone. Help your neighbors by buying products made by businesses large and small in the USA. Need more reasons to buy American?

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Homemade Bird Food Recipes
Homemade Bird Food Recipes
Our homemade bird food recipes can be made at any time of the year, but especially in the cold winter months when natural resources are scarce. When is it OK or not OK to feed birds? When should you put out bird feeders? See our tips.
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How can I start planning for next year's garden?
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner is an easy-to-use online program that helps you plan your garden! Whether you want to create a garden for vegetables, a kitchen garden for herbs, or a beautiful flower garden, our Garden Planner will help you find the best layout for your space—plus provide all your planting and harvesting dates!

 

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Grow an Indoor Salad Garden From Stems
Grow an Indoor Salad Garden From Stems
Start an easy salad garden without planting a single seed! 
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How can I enjoy a winter wonderland in my garden?
This calendar brings you not just the days of the year, but gardening advice and secrets galore! A favorite of gardeners for more than 40 years, this beautiful calendar offers original full-color illustrations, timely gardening advice, fun facts, quotes, and lore.

 

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St. Lucia Buns
St. Lucia Buns

These saffron-seasoned sweet buns are traditionally served the morning of St. Lucia’s Day, which is celebrated annually on December 13. Find out more about St. Lucia and see the recipe for traditional St. Lucia buns.

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What's an easy way to grow lots of veggies this year?
Now in its third printing, the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is the perfect companion for every vegetable gardener—even those who have never touched a trowel and wouldn’t know mulch from mud! Order the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook today!

 

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