August 2018

1st - 2nd
Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.

3rd - 4th
Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.

5th - 7th
Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

8th - 9th
Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most favorable days for planting beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops.

10th - 13th
Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests. Clear woodlots and fencerows.

14th - 15th
Excellent for sowing grains, winter wheat, oats, and rye. Plant flowers. Good days for planting aboveground crops.

16th - 17th
Plant seedbeds. Plant peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas. Extra good for leafy vegetables.

18th - 20th
Cut winter wood, do clearing and plowing, but no planting.

21st - 22nd
A good time to plant aboveground crops.

23rd - 25th
Barren days, fine for killing plant pests.

26th - 27th
Excellent for any vine crops such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.

28th - 29th
Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.

30th - 31st
Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.