I fear climate change will render the groundhog and the persimmon seed as useless as the weatherman.
Never heard of predictions from the persimmon seed?
Around this time each year, Melissa Bunker of Star, North Carolina (AKA, “The Persimmon Lady”), sends us her winter prediction based on opening up some persimmon seeds. Traditional lore is that if the seeds are shaped like forks, winter will be mild; if they are shaped like spoons, there will be a lot of snow; and if they are shaped like knives, winter will be bitingly cold.
~ Farmer’s Almanac
Here’s what the Farmer’s Almanac’s Persimmon Lady has to say about the coming winter.
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