The Elegant Cook

M-J de Mesterton

Elegant Cook Notes

Planting Advice for the Remaining Days of May

Posted on May 23, 2010 at 9:53 AM

May 23rd: the Last Day of a Barren Period. Good For Killing Plant Pests, Cultivating, or Taking a Brief Vacation.

24th-25th Excellent Time for Planting Corn, Beans, Peppers, and Other Above Ground Crops. Favorable For Sowing Hay, Fodder Crops, and Grains. Plant Flowers.

26th-27th First Day Excellent for Planting above-Ground Crops. Second Day Favorable for Carrots, Beets, Onions, Turnips, and Other Root Crops. Both Days are Good for Planting Cabbage, Lettuce and Other Leafy Vegetables, and for Planting Seedbeds.

28th-30th Do No Planting.

May 31st: Plant Late Beets, Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, and other Root Crops.

Categories: Growing Your Own Vegetables, Planting Advice, Gardening