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. 

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

Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.