Almanac: June 2016

1st-2nd Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops.

3rd-4th Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.

5th-7th Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other aboveground crops on these most fruitful days.

8th-11th Poor period for planting. Kill plant pests, clear fencerows, or clear land.

12th-14th Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing aboveground.

15th-16th Plant seedbeds. Extra good for planting fall lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, and other leafy vegetables. All aboveground crops planted now will do well.

17th-19th Poor planting days, cut hay or do general farm work.

20th-21st Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

22nd-23rd Poor days for planting. Kill plant pests, spray, fertilize, do general farm work.

24th-26th Set strawberry plants. Excellent for any vine crops such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable time for planting late root crops.

27th-28th Cut hay or do plowing on these barren days.

29th-30th Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops.

Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.