July Folklore

by Anonymous Never trust a July sky. Never trust the sky in the month of July. As July, so next January. If the 1st of July be rainy weather, it will rain more or less for three weeks together. If ant hills are high in July, the coming winter will be hard. Whatever July and…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate a man who wrote one of the most influential herbals in history and the French botanist who created the modern strawberry. We’ll learn about the Father of Paleobotany and the sweet little Orchid known as the moccasin flower. Today’s Unearthed Words feature words about winter. We Grow That Garden Library™ with the…

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If there’s ice in November that will bear a duck, There’ll be nothing after but sludge and muck.   Note: This is an English folk-lore rhyme, first printed c.1876. As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all.

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Ruby

July Birthstone The glowing Ruby should adorn Those who in warm July are born, Then will they be exempt and free From love’s doubt and anxiety.  As featured onThe Daily Gardener podcast: Words inspired by the garden are the sweetest, most beautiful words of all. Ruby

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