An Appalachian farmer’s almanac, “Planting by the Signs” is a valuable resource for the gardener looking for time-honored tips for clearing land and growing vegetables from the people who originally pioneered the art through hard work (and a little bit of luck). In the spirit of the Foxfire Americana Library, this entry also contains a collection of gardening-related folklore, including signs to tell that winter is coming and a guide to planting successfully according to the stars.
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Planting By the Signs: Mountain Gardening by Edited by Foxfire Students