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Planting March 2018 Planting Guide
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    March 2018 Planting Guide

    http://www.farmersalmanac.com/calend...dar/gardening/

    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.


    APRIL 2018

    1st - 3rd
    Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for leafy vegetables.
    4th - 5th
    Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.
    6th - 8th
    Favorable days for planting beets, carrots, turnips, radishes, onions, and other root crops.
    9th - 10th
    Excellent time to kill weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests.
    11th - 12th
    Set strawberry plants. Excellent for any vine crops, such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.
    13th - 15th
    Poor planting days. Break ground or cultivate.
    16th - 17th
    Favorable for planting beans, corn, cotton, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops.
    18th - 19th
    Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground
    20th - 21st
    Plant seedbeds and start flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other aboveground crops on these most fruitful days.
    22nd - 25th
    Grub out weeds, briars, and other plant pests.

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    Thank you, Susan

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