Winter Solstice: Shorter Be the Nights By Dan Gill • Dec 21, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email As the earth travels around the sun on Dec. 21, the days will begin to get longer and the nights shorter. Listen Listening... / Copyright 2013 WRKF-FM. To see more, visit http://www.wrkf.org. Tags: home & garden Related Content What to Give a Gardener for the Holidays 1 year ago When Plants Say 'Brrrrr!' 1 year ago For Urban Shade, Plant a Willow Oak 1 year ago Which Herbs to Grow? The Ones You Use 1 year ago View the discussion thread.