Almanac: June 2018

2nd - 4th
Poor days for planting. Kill plant pests, spray, fertilize, do general farm work.

5th - 6th
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.

7th - 9th
Cut hay or do plowing on these barren days.

10th - 11th
Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops

12th - 13th
Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground

14th - 15th
Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Plant tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cotton, and other aboveground crops on these most fruitful days.

16th - 19th
Poor period for planting. Kill plant pests, clear fencerows, or clear land.

20th - 21st
Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing aboveground

22nd - 24th
Plant seedbeds. Extra good for planting fall lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, and other leafy vegetables. All aboveground crops planted now will do well.

25th - 26th
Poor planting days, cut hay or do general farm work.

27th - 29th
First day is a good day for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops. Last two days are when to plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

30th
Poor day for planting. Kill plant pests, spray, fertilize, do general farm work


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.