- December 21 – Winter begins! Shortest day, longest night.
- December 22 – The days start getting longer!
- December 31 – Cook something lucky for New Year’s.
- If I haven’t already, this would be a good time to get serious about sauces.
- Figure out a garden plan for my very small garden.
- Nettles start to come out late February — go picking by mid-to-late March.
- Look for bittercress while weeding the garden.
- March 20 – Winter ends!