The Luck of a Four-Leaf Clover

Frequently Asked Questions

The four-leaf clover has always been considered a symbol of good luck in the Irish culture. According to the legend, the leaves of a four-leaf clover represent hope, faith, love, and a fourth for good luck. A common belief during the Middle Ages was if someone carried a four-leaf clover, they would have the ability to see fairies. 

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Here are other things sometimes believed about a four-leaf clover: 

  • It is a charm that will protect against evil 
  • It will ward off evil, witchcraft, and bad omens 
  • Good fortune in any ventures they attempt 
  • The luck of the clover only works if it is kept out of sight and never passed to someone else 

Chances of finding a four-leaf clover are 1 in 10,000. The odds skyrocket to 1 in 1,000,000 for a five-leaf clover. Always be on the lookout for a four-leaf clover because you can never have enough good luck! 

However, too much regular clover rather than grass in your yard is not lucky and will have negative effects on a lawn. If your lawn needs help, please call us at (804) 285-6200 or contact us today.