Almanac: September 2018

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.

Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.