May 2019

1st - 2nd 
Poor planting. Fine for cultivating or spraying. 

3rd - 4th 
First day is a good day for transplanting. First day is also when planted root crops will yield well. Second day is favorable for planting beans, corn, cotton, tomatoes, 

5th - 7th 
Any seed planted now will tend to rot. 

8th - 9th 
Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other above ground crops. 

10th - 13th 
A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation. 

14th - 15th 
Favorable time for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Plant flowers. Excellent time for planting corn, beans, peppers, and other above ground crops. 

16th - 17th 
Plant seedbeds. Excellent for planting above ground crops, and planting leafy vegetables. 

18th - 20th 
Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little. 

21st - 22nd 
Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops. 

23rd - 25th 
Kill plant pests on these barren days. 

26th - 27th 
Fine for vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Favorable time for planting late root crops. 

28th - 30th 
Poor planting. Fine for cultivating or spraying. 

31st 
Good day for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well. 


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.