Monday, March 12, 2018

                                                                  Marching on!

   Wow!! Who can believe it is already March ? That wonderful time of year when plants really show up and show out in a really GREEN way! Did you know that you have a one in 10,000 chance of finding a Four-Leaf Clover in your entire lifetime? The Four-Leaf Clover is a rare variation of the common three-leaf clover. According to tradition , such clovers bring good luck, though it is not clear when or how the tradition got started. The Four-Leaf Clover is one of the most common good luck symbols in the Western world. The four leaves represent hope, faith, love and luck.

   How much do you know about lucky clovers? Here are 10 interesting and unusual facts about Four-Leafed Clovers including tips on how to help you find them:

1: True Four Leafed Clovers have three leaves which are the same size and one that is smaller.

2: Some say that Four Leaf Clovers give the holder the ability to see fairies.

3: Some relate them to when St. Patrick used them to explain Christianity to the Irish.

4: Most People do not know that Shamrocks and Four-Leaf Clovers are not one in the same.

5: Four -Leaves come from a mutated-recessive gene.

6: Warm weather tends to heighten the chances of the mutation.

7: They tend to occur in groups of many.

8: Many times Lucky Clovers have more than Four leaves. This makes one even luckier.

9:The Guinness Book Of World Records recorded a Lucky Clover with a whopping 56 leaflets!

10: There are Lucky Clover growing Kits that one may purchase to grow their own.

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