November 2015

With the recent frosts and winter on the horizon, there isn't much gardening to be done in the Mid-Ohio Valley.  However, now is a great time to clear brush, mend fences, and get ready for winter.

1st Start seedbeds. Best planting day for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, & other root crops where climate is suitable.

2nd-6th Grub out weeds, briers, and other plant pests.

7th-8th Favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Favorable days for planting root crops.

9th-11th Start seedbeds. First two days are good days for transplanting and for planting root crops in the South. Last day is good for planting cabbage & other leafy vegetables in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

12th-13th Poor planting days.

14th-16th Good days for planting peas, squash, corn, tomatoes, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California. Favorable days for planting beets & other root crops where the climate permits.

17th-18th A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting.

19th-20th Favorable days for planting above ground crops where climate allows.

21st-22nd Seeds planted now will grow poorly and yield little.

23rd-24th Fine for planting above ground crops where climate is suitable. Plant root crops where climate permits.

25th-26th Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

27th-28th Start seedbeds. Best planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, & other root crops where climate is suitable. Good days for transplanting.

29th-30th Grub out weeds, briers, and other plant pests.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.