Almanac: September 2017

1st Any above ground crops that can be planted now will do well.

2nd - 4th Poor planting days. Kill plant pests.

5th - 6th Extra good for vine crops. First day is a favorable day for planting above ground crops. Second day is a good day for transplanting. Second day is also a good day for planting root crops.

7th - 8th A poor time to plant.

9th - 10th Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting root crops.

11th - 12th Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.

13th - 14th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Fine planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops.

15th - 19th Clear ground, turn sod, or kill plant pests.

20th - 21st Excellent for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Good days for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

22nd - 24th Start seedbeds. Excellent time for planting above ground crops that can be planted now, including leafy vegetables which will do well.

25th - 26th Clear fence rows, wood lots, and fields, but do no planting.

27th - 29th Any above ground crops that can be planted now will do well.

30th Poor planting day. Kill plant pests.

Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.