Almanac: May 2018

1st - 2nd
Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little

3rd - 5th
Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

6th - 7th
Kill plant pests on these barren days

8th - 10th
Fine for vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Favorable time for planting late root crops

11th - 12th
Poor planting. Fine for cultivating or spraying.

13th - 14th
Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.

15th - 16th
Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

17th - 18th
Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops.

19th - 23rd
A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation.

24th - 25th
Favorable time for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Plant flowers. Excellent time for planting corn, beans, peppers, and other aboveground crops

26th - 27th
Plant seedbeds. Excellent for planting aboveground crops, and planting leafy vegetables.

28th - 30th
Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little.

31st
Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.