Planting By the Signs: Mountain Gardening: The Foxfire Americana Library (10)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 6, 2011 - House & Home - 119 pages
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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.

Foxfire has brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative self-sufficiency and preserving the stories, crafts, and customs of Appalachia.  Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. In July 2016, Vintage Shorts celebrates Foxfire's 50th Anniversary.

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The Foxfire Americana Library is a collection of eBooks drawing from The Foxfire Fund’s extensive series of tips, how-to’s, stories, and legends designed to preserve and foster Appalachian culture. The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center is located in Mountain City, Georgia.

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