Almanac: April 2017

1st Poor day for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.

2nd-3rd Plant seedbeds and start flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other above ground crops on these most fruitful days.

4th-8th Grub out weeds, briers, and other plant pests.

9th-10th A favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Plant flowers. Plant corn, melons, squash, tomatoes, and other above ground crops.

11th-13th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for leafy vegetables.

14th-15th Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.

16th-18th Favorable days for planting beets, carrots, turnips, radishes, onions, and other root crops.

19th-20th Excellent time to kill weeds, briers, poison ivy, and other plant pests.

21st-22nd Set strawberry plants. Excellent for any vine crops, such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.

23rd-24th Poor planting days. Break ground or cultivate.

25th-26th First day is a good day for transplanting. First day is also when planted root crops will yield well. Second day is favorable for planting beans, corn, cotton, tomatoes, peppers, and other above ground crops.

27th-28th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.

29th-30th Plant seedbeds and start flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other above ground crops on these most fruitful days.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.