Friday, June 1, 2012

Counsel for June

The following comes from W. W. Phelps, Almanac for the Year 1859: The Third after Leap Year; and after the 6th of April, Thirtieth year of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Great Salt Lake City, UT: J. McKnight, 1859), 8:
JUNE is a season of beauty; dress the gardens, weed the corn, sow turnips and roota baga, buckwheat and late corn for fodder may finish the farmer's vegetable catalogue of summer truck. A well cultivated country shows the marks of civilization as much as church steeples, courthouse domes and iron eyes. Grace and grain gain glory.