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Planting February 2018 Planting Guide
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  1. #1
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    February 2018 Planting Guide

    www.farmersalmanac.com/calendar/gardening/

    FEBRUARY 2018
    1st - 2nd
    Clear ground, turn sod, kill plant pests.

    3rd - 4th
    Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

    5th - 7th
    Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South. Lettuce and other leafy vegetables will do well

    M8th - 9th
    Poor planting days.
    10th - 12th
    Any root crops that can be planted now will do well.

    13th - 14th
    Barren days. Fine for clearing, plowing, fertilizing, and killing plant pests.

    15th - 17th
    Extra good for cucumbers, peas, cantaloupes, and other vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Plant peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas.

    18th - 19th
    Seeds planted now will grow poorly and yield little.

    20th - 21st
    Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable.

    22nd - 23rd
    Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

    24th - 25th
    Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Fine for planting beans, tomatoes, corn, cotton, cucumbers, peppers, melons, and other aboveground crops where climate allows.

    26th - 28th
    Clear ground, turn sod, kill plant pests.


    MARCH 2018
    1st - 2nd
    A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm.
    3rd - 4th
    Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.
    5th - 6th
    Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Excellent time for planting root crops that can be planted now. Also good for leafy vegetables.
    7th - 9th
    Barren days, do no planting.
    10th - 11th
    Any root crops that can be planted now will do well.
    12th - 14th
    A barren period, best suited for killing plant pests. Do plowing and cultivating.
    15th - 16th
    Good for planting cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, and other vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops.
    17th - 18th
    Cultivate and spray, do general farm work, but no pla
    19th - 21st
    Favorable for planting crops bearing yield above the ground.
    22nd - 23rd
    Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.
    24th - 25th
    Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Best planting days for aboveground crops, especially peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash where climate permits.
    26th - 29th
    A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm.
    30th - 31st
    Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. First day is an excellent time for planting corn, beans, peppers, and other aboveground crops where climate permits. Second day is a favorable day for planting root crops.

  2. #2
    I am sorry. I did not see a zone for that. My ground is still mostly under snow and frozen.

  3. #3
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    Thank you Susan, now I know when to start some seeds.

    >>3rd - 4th
    Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

    5th - 7th
    Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South. Lettuce and other leafy vegetables will do well<<
    "Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food." Hippocrates

    Who is Q?

  4. #4
    Thank you for posting this

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