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.

26th - 28th
favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Plant flowers. Plant corn, melons, squash, tomatoes, and other aboveground crops.

29th - 30th
Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for leafy vegetables.


MAY 2018
1st - 2nd
Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little
3rd - 5th
Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.
6th - 7th
Kill plant pests on these barren days
8th - 10th
Fine for vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Favorable time for planting late root crops
11th - 12th
Poor planting. Fine for cultivating or spraying.
13th - 14th
Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.
15th - 16th
Any seed planted now will tend to rot.
17th - 18th
Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops.
19th - 23rd
A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation.
24th - 25th
Favorable time for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Plant flowers. Excellent time for planting corn, beans, peppers, and other aboveground crops
26th - 27th
Plant seedbeds. Excellent for planting aboveground crops, and planting leafy vegetables.
28th - 30th
Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little.
31st
Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.
JUNE 2018
1st
Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.


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