Writing thank-yous, 5 garden rules, sugarplums!

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, December 28, 2020

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Ring out false pride in place and blood,
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good
.
–Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809–92)

 
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How to Write a Thank-You Note
How to Write Thank-Yous

How to Write a Thank-You Note
Why are thank-you notes important? How long does a thank-you note have to be? Here are the oft-forgotten fundamentals of writing a thank-you note.

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Orion the Hunter Reigns in the Winter Sky
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Orion the Hunter Reigns in the Winter Sky
All of Orion’s stars are easy to spot in the winter sky. We’re in a period of dark, moonless, evening skies, so let’s do some old-fashioned stargazing and go hands-on under the sky.

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How can I start planning for next year's garden?
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How can I start planning for next year's garden?
 
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Five Golden Rules

Five Golden Rules of Garden Planning
Here are five golden rules to make your garden more productive! We’ll help you to avoid many of the pitfalls this year.

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How can I plan a bountiful veggie garden?
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How can I plan a bountiful veggie garden?
 
Planting Tulip Bulbs in Winter
Too Late for Tulips?

Planting Tulip Bulbs in Winter
Tulip bulbs are typically planted in the fall, but what happens when you forget to plant them and it’s already December or January? No worries. Here are my tips on how to plant bulbs in winter or late in the season.

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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Cold Moon?

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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Cold Moon?
 
Sugarplums Christmas Candy
What are Sugarplums?

Sugarplums Christmas Candy

“While visions of sugar plums danced in their heads …” Sugarplums are a vintage Christmas candy that you can easily make!

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What does "Auld Lang Syne" mean?

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