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Misc May 2018 Planting Guide
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  1. #1
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    May 2018 Planting Guide

    www.farmersalmanac.com/calendar/gardening/


    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.
    2nd - 4th
    Poor days for planting. Kill plant pests, spray, fertilize, do general farm work.
    5th - 6th
    Set strawberry plants. Excellent for any vine crops such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable time for planting late root crops.
    7th - 9th
    Cut hay or do plowing on these barren days.
    10th - 11th
    Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops
    12th - 13th
    Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground
    14th - 15th
    Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other aboveground crops on these most fruitful days.
    16th - 19th
    Poor period for planting. Kill plant pests, clear fencerows, or clear land.
    20th - 21st
    Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing aboveground
    22nd - 24th
    Plant seedbeds. Extra good for planting fall lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, and other leafy vegetables. All aboveground crops planted now will do well.
    25th - 26th
    Poor planting days, cut hay or do general farm work.
    27th - 29th
    First day is a good day for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops. Last two days are when to plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

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    thank you Susan - guess I'll be putting crossbow on those wonderful multi-flora roses I'm so very fond of in the next few days . . .
    “So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.” REV 3:16

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