Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Oak leaves are the size of a squirrels ear.

When I was growing up we had a neighbor, Virgil Thomas who passed on a lot of crop planting folk wisdom to me. From him I got such things as "Honey in May is worth a rick of hay, Honey in June is worth a silver spoon, but honey in July ain't worth a fly"

He also gave me the sign for planting corn. "When oak leaves are the size of squirrels ears it is time to plant corn."

Seven kernels, planted in a sacred circle

Our back yard is mostly shade so it is hard to find a good sunny spot that hasn't already been claimed for other purposes. But here is a good sunny spot between the Crepe myrtle and clematis. I had to move a little grass but what the...............

If the weather permits I'm going to plant a hill next door. That property could use a little healing power of the Hopi blue corn

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Thanks Jack -

Send me your site address , I'll stick it in the link list here.