Almanac: July 2017

1st Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing above ground.

2nd - 4th Start seedbeds. Extra good for fall cabbage, lettuce, cauliflower, mustard greens, and other leafy vegetables. Good for any above ground crop that can be planted now.

5th - 6th Barren days, neither plant nor sow.

7th - 9th First two days are when any above ground crops that can be planted now will do well. Last day is a good day for planting beets, carrots, salsify, Irish potatoes, and other root crops.

10th - 11th Good days for killing weeds, briars, and other plant pests. Poor for planting.

12th - 13th Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for vine crops.

14th - 20th A barren period.

21st - 22nd Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most fruitful days for planting root crops.

23rd - 26th A most barren period. Kill plant pests and do general farm work.

27th - 28th Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing above ground.

29th - 31st Start seedbeds. Extra good for fall cabbage, lettuce, cauliflower, mustard greens, and other leafy vegetables. Good for any above ground crop that can be planted now.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.