Winter 2017 Farmer’s Almanac

Mark your calendars — here are the dates to remember in winter 2017!

| Winter 2017-2018

  • Look to the sky for planting dates and unusual meteorological events this winter.
    Photo by Carolyn Lang

December 2017

DECEMBER 3. This full moon is known as the “Cold Moon.”

DECEMBER 13. The Geminids meteor shower reaches its zenith tonight and should produce a spectacular 120 meteors per hour.

DECEMBER 21. Winter solstice

DECEMBER 25. Christmas



DECEMBER 31. New Year’s Eve

GARDENING BY THE MOON. Plant above ground crops December 23, 24, and 25; harvest December 1, 2, 28, and 29. Plant below ground crops December 13, 14, and 15; harvest December 9 and 10.



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