October 2018

1st - 2nd
Start seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Best planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops where climate is suitable.

3rd - 6th
A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm.

7th - 9th
Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. First day is a favorable day for planting root crops. Last two days are favorable days for planting beans, peas, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, and other above ground crops in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

10th - 11th
Start seedbeds. Favorable days for planting above ground crops, and leafy vegetables such as lettuce, cabbage, kale, and celery where climate is suitable

12th - 13th
Do clearing and plowing, but no planting

14th - 16th
Plant tomatoes, peas, beans, and other above ground crops, indoors in the North and outdoors in lower South.

17th - 18th
Poor planting days. Kill poison ivy, weeds, clear land, but no planting.

19th - 21st
Extra good for vine crops. Favorable days for planting above ground crops where climate is suitable.

22nd - 23rd
Barren days, do no planting.

24th - 25th
Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, onions, turnips, and other hardy root crops where climate is suitable.

26th - 27th
Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.

28th - 29th
Start seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Best planting days for fall potatoes, turnips, onions, carrots, beets, and other root crops where climate is suitable.

30th - 31st
A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm.

 


Almanac data provided courtesy of the Farmers' Almanac.