Almanac: November 2017

1st - 2nd Seeds planted now will grow poorly and yield little.

3rd - 4th First day is fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable. Second day is a good day for transplanting. Second day is also when to plant root crops where climate permits.

5th - 6th Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

7th - 8th 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.

9th - 12th Grub out weeds, briars, and other plant pests.

13th - 15th Favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

16th - 17th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South.

18th - 20th Poor planting days.

21st - 22nd Good days for planting peas, squash, corn, tomatoes, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

23rd - 25th A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting.

26th - 27th Extra good for vine crops. Favorable days for planting above ground crops where climate allows.

28th - 29th Seeds planted now will grow poorly and yield little.

30th Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.

FROST ADVISORY 17.42.2

FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT WEDNESDAY
 

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Frost Advisory, which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Wednesday.



Locations

Areas away from main stem rivers, particularly valleys and hollows outside of urban centers.
 

Temperatures

Dropping into the mid 30s overnight into early Wednesday morning. Some lower 30s are possible in the more protected hollows across the northern West Virginia Lowlands.
 

Impacts

Frost could damage or kill sensitive plants if they are left outdoors and uncovered.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected.

Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.


Low Temperature Forecast Map

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Almanac: October 2017

1st-3rd A barren period.

4th - 5th Extra good for vine crops. Favorable days for planting above ground crops where climate is suitable.

6th - 7th Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, onions, turnips, and other hardy root crops where climate is suitable.

8th - 9th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.

10th - 12th 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.

13th - 16th A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm.

17th - 18th Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

19th - 21st Start seedbeds. Favorable days for planting above ground crops, and leafy vegetables such as lettuce, cabbage, kale, and celery where climate is suitable.

22nd - 23rd Do clearing and plowing, but no planting.

24th - 26th Plant tomatoes, peas, beans, and other above ground crops, indoors in the North and outdoors in lower South.

27th - 28th Poor planting days. Kill poison ivy, weeds, clear land, but no planting.

29th - 31st Extra good for vine crops. Favorable days for planting above ground crops where climate is suitable.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.

Almanac: September 2017

1st Any above ground crops that can be planted now will do well.

2nd - 4th Poor planting days. Kill plant pests.

5th - 6th Extra good for vine crops. First day is a favorable day for planting above ground crops. Second day is a good day for transplanting. Second day is also a good day for planting root crops.

7th - 8th A poor time to plant.

9th - 10th Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops.

11th - 12th Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.

13th - 14th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Fine planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops.

15th - 19th Clear ground, turn sod, or kill plant pests.

20th - 21st Excellent for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Good days for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

22nd - 24th Start seedbeds. Excellent time for planting above ground crops that can be planted now, including leafy vegetables which will do well.

25th - 26th Clear fence rows, wood lots, and fields, but do no planting.

27th - 29th Any above ground crops that can be planted now will do well.

30th Poor planting day. Kill plant pests.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.