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Heavy rain - to the rich harvest

July 12 2007
04:47

Today in the national calendar day of Peter and Paul, St. Peter's Day. Said: "Peter-Paul heat added." The peasants in the early days went to watch "the sun is." At the same time, they take notice: "Peter and Paul Day has lowered" - darker nights. "Day falls, the heat comes, but if" with the lower branches of birch yellow sheet is strewed - will soon fall of the leaf.

Peter - the patron of fields. all worked at the haymaker: "From St. Peter's Day - red summer green meadow. If the rain that day, the hay will be wet and cloudy weather will last about a week. " The peasants also began to prepare for winter sowing: "Plow yes harrowing - denechki not lose." But "at St. Peter's rain - did not yield a thin, two of rain - a good three - the rich."

Peter - the patron of fishermen, they have this day concluded major deals over the fish. River bathing cleans lyubodeyskih sins. In Peter's day washed out three keys, springs, staged a general celebratory meal, began Peter's festivities, with songs, dances and swings. It is reported Pravda.Ru .

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