February 2016

1st Start seedbeds. Good day for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South. Lettuce and other leafy vegetables will do well.

2nd-3rd Poor planting days.

4th-6th Any root crops that can be planted now will do well.

7th-8th Barren days. Fine for clearing, plowing, fertilizing, and killing plant pests.

9th-10th Extra good for cucumbers, peas, cantaloupes, and other vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Plant peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas.

11th-12th Seeds planted now will grow poorly and yield little.

13th-14th Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable.

15th-16th Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

17th-18th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Fine for planting beans, tomatoes, corn, cotton, cucumbers, peppers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate allows.

19th-23rd Clear ground, turn sod, kill plant pests.

24th-26th Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

27th-28th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South. Lettuce and other leafy vegetables will do well.

29th Poor planting day.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.