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Earth Chgs April 2017 Planting Guide
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    April 2017 Planting Guide

    http://farmersalmanac.com/calendar/gardening/

    April 2017
    1st - poor day for planting, seeds tend to rot in the ground

    2nd-3rd Plant seedbeds and start flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other aboveground crops on these most fruitful days.

    4th-8th Grub out weeds, briars, and other plant pests.

    9th-10th A favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Plant flowers. Plant corn, melons, squash, tomatoes, and other aboveground crops.

    11th-13th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for leafy vegetables.

    14th-15th Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.

    16th-18th Favorable days for planting beets, carrots, turnips, radishes, onions, and other root crops.

    19th-20th Excellent time to kill weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests.

    21st-22nd Set strawberry plants. Excellent for any vine crops, such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.

    23rd-24th Poor planting days. Break ground or cultivate.

    25th-26th First day is a good day for transplanting. First day is also when planted root crops will yield well. Second day is favorable for planting beans, corn, cotton, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops.

    27th-28th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.

    29th-30th Plant seedbeds and start flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other aboveground crops on these most fruitful days.

    May 2017
    1st Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops.
    2nd-5th A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation.
    6th-8th Favorable time for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Plant flowers. Excellent time for planting corn, beans, peppers, and other aboveground crops.
    9th-10th Plant seedbeds. First day is excellent for planting aboveground crops, and planting leafy vegetables. Second day is a good day for transplanting. Second day is also when to plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops. Also good for leafy vegetables.
    11th-13th Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little.
    14th-15th Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.
    16th-17th Kill plant pests on these barren days.
    18th-20th Fine for vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Favorable time for planting late root crops.
    21st-22nd Poor planting. Fine for cultivating or spraying.
    23rd-24th Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.
    25th-26th Any seed planted now will tend to rot.
    27th-28th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops.
    29th-31st A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation.

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    THank you!

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    9th-10th A favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Plant flowers. Plant corn, melons, squash, tomatoes, and other aboveground crops.
    I did it right this time.
    "One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse
    1874

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    Quote Originally Posted by duchess47 View Post
    I did it right this time.

    LOL

    Sending you a "virtual" bouquet of Forget-Me-Nots

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