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...............