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HARD ROE TO HOE

IT'S A HARD ROE TO HOE.

Keyword(s): GARDENING

James Callow Keyword(s): ROW

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 00001930S

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Superstition

Potatoes should be planted by the dark of the moon. Otherwise there will be mostly vines and no potatoes.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; SPRINGFIELD ; L.G. Corbin

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; FARMING ; GARDENING ; MOON ; Potatoes ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Working

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Prose-Weather

When you hear the first whipoorwhill call, its the right time to plant the corn.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; Ashland City

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; BIRDS ; CORN ; FARMING ; GARDENING ; PLANT ; Prose

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Air Weather Fire

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PARSLEY BELIEF

A WOMAN WILL LOSE HER HUSBAND IF SHE TRANSPLANTS
PARSLEY.

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HER MOTHER BELIEVED THIS, AND ATTRIBUTED THE PREMATURE
DEATHS OF SEVERAL NEIGHBORS TO THEIR WIVES TRANSPLANTING
PARSLEY.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; DEATH ; GARDENING ; HUSBAND ; Parsley ; SUPERSTITION ; Transplant ; Wife

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 03-10-1968

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FLOWERDAYS AND BEANS

YOU ARE NOT TO PLANT BEANS DURING THE FLOWERDAYS. ( AGAIN
MY FATHER COULD NOT REMEMBER THE SPECIFIC TIME). MY GRANDFATHER
PLANTED A ROW OF BEANS DURING THE FLOWERDAYS AND ANOTHER AFTER THE
DAYS WERE PAST. THE ROW PLANTED DURING THE DAYS GREW WITH AN
ABUNDANCE OF BLOSSOMS BUT VERY FEW BEANS. THE ROW PLANTED AFTER
THE FLOWERDAYS GREW WITH FEW BLOSSOMS BUT WITH AN ABUNDANCE
OF BEANS.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Keyword(s): Beans ; BELIEF ; FARMING ; Flowerdays ; GARDENING ; HARVEST ; Horticulture

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Work Commerce Business

Date learned: 10-30-1968

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