Almanac: September 2016

1st Clear ground, turn sod, or kill plant pests.

2nd-4th Excellent for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Good days for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

5th-6th Start seedbeds. Excellent time for planting above ground crops that can be planted now, including leafy vegetables which will do well.

7th-9th Clear fencerows, wood lots, and fields, but do no planting.

10th-11th Any aboveground crops that can be planted now will do well.

12th-13th Poor planting days. Kill plant pests.

14th-16th Extra good for vine crops. First two days are favorable days for planting above ground crops. Last day is a good day for transplanting. Last day is also a good day for planting root crops.

17th-18th A poor time to plant.

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

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

23rd-24th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Fine planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops.

25th-29th Clear ground, turn sod, or kill plant pests.

30th Excellent for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Good day for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.