August 2018 Planting Guide

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AUGUST 2018

1st - 2nd
Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.

3rd - 4th
Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.

5th - 7th
Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

8th - 9th
Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most favorable days for planting beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops.

10th - 13th
Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests. Clear woodlots and fencerows.

14th - 15th
Excellent for sowing grains, winter wheat, oats, and rye. Plant flowers. Good days for planting aboveground crops.

16th - 17th
Plant seedbeds. Plant peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas. Extra good for leafy vegetables.

18th - 20th
Cut winter wood, do clearing and plowing, but no planting.
21st - 22nd
A good time to plant aboveground crops.

23rd - 25th
Barren days, fine for killing plant pests.

26th - 27th
Excellent for any vine crops such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.

28th - 29th
Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.

30th - 31st
Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.


SEPTEMBER 2018

1st
Good day for transplanting. Good day for planting root crops
2nd - 3rd
Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.
4th - 5th
Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Fine planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops.
6th - 9th
Clear ground, turn sod, or kill plant pests.
10th - 11th
Excellent for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Good days for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.
12th - 13th
Start seedbeds. Excellent time for planting aboveground crops that can be planted now, including leafy vegetables which will do well.
14th - 16th
Clear fencerows, woodlots, and fields, but do no planting.
17th - 18th
Any aboveground crops that can be planted now will do well.
19th - 21st
Poor planting days. Kill plant pests.
22nd - 23rd
Extra good for vine crops. Favorable days for planting aboveground crops.
24th - 26th
A poor time to plant.
27th - 28th
Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops.
29th - 30th
Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.

OCTOBER 2018

1st - 2nd
Start seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Best planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops where climate is suitable.