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Posted 7 years ago


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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).


  1. Alexis Deal, 7 years ago
    My husband had a clock like this, and used it on his families' farm. I think it stopped working and his Mother threw it away not realizing how much it meant to him. If you ever decide to sell yours, would you let me know? I don't have much money, but this would be such a meaningful thing to give him.

    Thank you so much,
    Alexis Deal
  2. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 7 years ago
    I have one of these and I love it!!
    Alexis I see these come up on ebay all the time.
  3. rlwindle rlwindle, 7 years ago
    I bought one in the 70's, it hung in my kitchen for a long while. It was a good clock.
  4. jackofalltrades, 7 years ago
    I bought one at Pennys in 76 and my daughter still has it .Cool clock.
  5. mplank, 6 years ago
    How do you set one of these electric garden clocks?
  6. Linda Price, 6 years ago
    I have one, but don't know how to do the setting, year, etc. It runs great. Can you help me? Thanks, Linda
  7. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 6 years ago
    The only way I have had everything right where it should be (Month, moon ect) Is to be patient and just keep turning it.
  8. bernard ogron, 6 years ago
    i have had this clock for some time and i would like to know how much they cost
  9. bernaard ogron, 6 years ago
    corrected e-mail adddress
  10. Vestaswind Vestaswind, 6 years ago
    They are going for about $25 on eBay
  11. plantingclock, 5 years ago
    I would like to know if anyone has directions on how to set a true temper electric planting clock,it has the moon phase and 1st and last frost (killing frost).It came with instructions glued to the back of it but by the time I bought it they had falling off.

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