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MARCH 2019

2nd - 4th
A barren period, best suited for killing plant pests. Do plowing and cultivating.

5th - 6th
Good for planting cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, and other vine crops. Set strawberry plants. First day is a good day for transplanting. First day is also a favorable day for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Second day is a good day for planting aboveground crops.

7th - 9th
Cultivate and spray, do general farm work, but no planting.

10th - 11th
Favorable for planting crops bearing yield above the ground.

12th - 13th
Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.

14th - 15th
Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Best planting days for aboveground crops, especially peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash where climate permits.

16th - 19th
A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm.

20th - 21st
Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

22nd - 24th
Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

25th - 26th
Barren days, do no planting.

27th - 28th
Any root crops that can be planted now will do well.

29th - 31st
A barren period, best suited for killing plant pests. Do plowing and cultivating.