Saturday, May 31, 2014

7 days til' market...


Planting tips for June via the Farmers' Almanac

2nd-6th Poor time for planting. Kill plant pests, clear fencerows, and clear land.

7th-8th Good for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing yield aboveground. Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers.

9th-11th Extra good for planting fall lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, and other leafy vegetables. All aboveground crops planted now will do very well. Plant seedbeds.

12th-13th These are poor planting days. Cut hay or do general farm work.

14th-15th Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

16th-17th Poor days for planting. Kill plant pests, spray, fertilize, do general farm work.

18th-19th Favorable time for planting late root crops. Also good for vine crops. Set strawberry plants now. Good days for transplanting.

20th-21st Cut hay or do plowing on these barren days. Best days for killing plant pests.

22nd-23rd Good days for planting root crops and for transplanting.

24th-26th Seeds planted now tend to rot in the ground. Best days for killing plant pests.

27th-28th Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other aboveground crops on these most fruitful days. Plant seedbeds and flower gardens.

29th-30th Poor period for planting. Clear fencerows, and clear land.



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