July 2015

1st-2nd Good days for planting beets, carrots, salsify, Irish potatoes, and other root crops.

3rd-4th Good days for killing weeds, briars, and other plant pests. Poor for planting.

5th-6th Set strawberry plants now. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for vine crops.

7th-8th A barren period.

9th-10th Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.

11th-13th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.

14th-15th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. First day is a good day for transplanting and most fruitful day for planting root crops. Second day is most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops.

16th-20th A most barren period. Kill plant pests and do general farm work.

21st-22nd Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing aboveground.

23rd-25th Start seedbeds. Extra good time for fall cabbage, lettuce, cauliflower, mustard greens, and other leafy vegetables. Good for any aboveground crop that can be planted now.

26th-27th Barren days, neither plant nor sow.

28th-29th Any aboveground crops that can be planted now will do well.

30th-31st Good day for killing weeds, briars, and other plant pests. Poor for planting.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.