Almanac: June 2017

1st A barren period.

2nd-4th Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing above ground.

5th-6th Plant seedbeds. Extra good for planting fall lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, and other leafy vegetables. All above ground crops planted now will do well.

7th-9th Poor planting days, cut hay or do general farm work.

10th-11th Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

12th-14th Poor days for planting. Kill plant pests, spray, fertilize, do general farm work.

15th-16th 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.

17th-18th Cut hay or do plowing on these barren days.

19th-20th Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops.

21st-22nd Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.

23rd-24th Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other above ground crops on these most fruitful days.

25th-29th Poor period for planting. Kill plant pests, clear fence rows, or clear land.

30th Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing above ground.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.