August 2015

1st-2nd Excellent for any vine crops such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.


3rd-4th Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.


5th-7th Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.


8th-9th Any seed planted now will tend to rot.


10th-11th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most favorable days for planting beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops.


12th-16th Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests. Clear wood lots and fencerows.


17th-19th Excellent for sowing grains, winter wheat, oats, and rye. Plant flowers. Good days for other aboveground crops.


20th-21st Plant seedbeds. Plant peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas. Extra good for leafy vegetables.


22nd-24th Cut winter wood, do clearing and plowing, but no planting.


25th-26th A good time to plant aboveground crops.


27th-28th Barren days, fine for killing plant pests.


29th-30th Excellent for any vine crops such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.


31st Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.