Almanac: 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.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.