Almanac: November 2017

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

3rd - 4th First day is fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable. Second day is a good day for transplanting. Second day is also when to plant root crops where climate permits.

5th - 6th Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

7th - 8th Start seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Best planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops where climate is suitable.

9th - 12th Grub out weeds, briars, and other plant pests.

13th - 15th Favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and fodder crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

16th - 17th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South.

18th - 20th Poor planting days.

21st - 22nd Good days for planting peas, squash, corn, tomatoes, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

23rd - 25th A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting.

26th - 27th Extra good for vine crops. Favorable days for planting above ground crops where climate allows.

28th - 29th Seeds planted now will grow poorly and yield little.

30th Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.