Category Archives: Farmer’s Almanac

Farmers’ Almanac – March 2012

    What good gardener doesn’t consult the Farmer’s Almanac..? If you don’t, you should.   Here’s what is says for March:     March 2012 9th-11th Favorable Days For Planting Root Crops, Fine For Sowing Hay, Fodder Crops, And … Continue reading

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Companion Planting

I just read a great article on Companion Planting in Farmer’s Almanac.  In case you haven’t noticed, I’m constantly in Farmer’s Almanac (online, of course).  Here are some tips from that article: To jump start your companion planting this year, … Continue reading

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When to Plant

Last year, my first “try” at gardening, I enthusiastically planted some things in spite of Farmer’s Almanac warnings. Those were a disaster. Anything I planted when Farmer’s Almanac advised grew quickly and grew healthy. This year, Farmer’s Almanac is my … Continue reading

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Beans, beans everywhere beans!

I planted beans when the Farmer’s Almanac said not to and I waited in anticipation for weeks.  I got nothing. I planted a second time when the Almanac said to plant beans, I had sprouts within 4-5 days! Gotta love … Continue reading

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When do I plant? Farmer’s Almanac

April 2010 1st-3rd. Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Radishes, Turnips,  Peanuts, And Other Root Crops. Also Good For Cabbage, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Kale, Celery, And Other Leafy Vegetables. Start Seedbeds. 4th-5th. Barren Days. Do No Planting. 6th-8th. Favorable Days For … Continue reading

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