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Planting By The Moon Signs

Appalachia Gardening Planting By The Moon Signs

Following the Signs

“My grandmother Cora did everything by the signs. Plant, harvesting, canning and preserving of course but also hog killing, fishing and even hair cutting. She had one of those almanac calendars hanging on a nail in the kitchen. The first thing she did every morning was consult the calendar. That calendar ruled her day. She always had a fine garden and fat healthy pigs, chickens and milk cows. I remember stopping by her house on the way to go fishing.…

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