Posted 6 years ago
The lower dial rotates once per year and gells you when to plant your beans, beets, broccoli, carrots, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, endive, kale, leaf lettuce, muskmelon, onion sets, parsley, peas, peppers, pumpkins, radishes, rutabaga, spinach, squash tomato and turnip. The setting can be custimozed to your location in the continental United States based on the dates of first and last frost. The upper dial shows the phase of the moon and has regular hour and minute hands.
The back of the clock is labeled "Designed and manufactured by Mechtronics Corporation, Stanford, Connectucut".
The clock is 15 1/8 inches tall, 10 1/4 inches wide, and 3 7/8 inches deep. The case is made of pine with a pressed board back and a plastic cover over the dial. The clock is electric and uses a Synchron I129RB motor. The original motor was dated 5-78 (May 1978).