December 2015

1st-3rd A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation.
4th-6th Plant flowers. Fine for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Favorable days for planting root crops.
7th-8th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South.
9th-11th Do no planting.
12th-13th Plant sweet corn, beans, peppers, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable.
14th-15th Barren days. Fine for clearing, plowing, fertilizing, and killing plant pests.
16th-17th Extra good for cucumbers, peas, cantaloupes, and other vine crops. Plant peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas.
18th-19th A barren period.
20th-21st Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable.
22nd-24th Seeds planted now tend to rot in the ground.
25th-26th Start seedbeds and flower gardens. good days for transplanting. Most favorable days for planting beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops where the climate allows.
27th-31st A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, pr taking a short vacation.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.