December 2018

1st - 2nd
Plant flowers. Fine for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Favorable days for planting root crops.

3rd - 4th
Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South.

5th - 7th
Do no planting.

8th - 9th
Plant sweet corn, beans, peppers, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable.

10th - 12th
Plant sweet corn, beans, peppers, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable

13th - 14th
Extra good for cucumbers, peas, cantaloupes, and other vine crops. Plant peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas.

15th - 17th
A barren period.

18th - 19th
Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable

20th - 21st
Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground.

22nd - 23rd
Start seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most favorable days for planting beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops where climate allows.

24th - 27th
A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation.

28th - 29th
Plant flowers. Fine for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Favorable days for planting root crops.

30th - 31st
Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, beets, onions, turnips, Irish potatoes, and other root crops in the South.


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.