Farmers' Almanac October planting schedule

October is a prime panting time around here and great to get those perennials, shrubs and trees in the ground to get established over the winter. We already panted lots of beets, beans and peas. Better get outside and plant a few of the trees we brought home yesterday.

Gardening by the Moon Calendar from the Farmers' Almanac

The Farmers Almanac Gardening by the Moon Calendar is determined by our age-old formula and applies generally to regions where the climate is favorable.
October 2010
1st-2nd Best Planting Days For Fall Potatoes, Turnips, Onions, Carrots, Beets, And Other Root Crops Where Climate Is Suitable. Also Plant Seedbeds, Flower Gardens.
3rd-6th Grub Out Weeds, Briars, And Other Plant Pests.
7th-9th Favorable Days For Planting Beans, Peas, Squash, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, And Other Above Ground Crops In Southern Florida, Texas, And California. Fine For Sowing Grains, Hay, And Forage Crops. Plant Flowers.
10th-11th Good Days For Planting Above Ground Crops And Leafy Vegetables Such As Lettuce, Cabbage, Kale, And Celery Where Climate Is Suitable. Start Seedbeds.
12th-13th Do Clearing And Plowing, But No Planting.
14th-16th Plant Tomatoes, Peas, Beans And Other Above Ground Crops, Indoors In The North, Outdoors In Lower South.
17th-18th Poor Planting Days. Kill Poison Ivy, Weeds, Clear Land, But Do No Planting.
19th-21st Good Days For Planting Above Ground Crops, Extra Good For Vine Crops, Where Climate Is Suitable.
22nd-23rd A Barren Period.
24th-25th 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 Best Planting Days For Fall Potatoes, Turnips, Onions, Carrots, Beets, And Other Root Crops Where Climate Is Suitable. Also Plant Seedbeds, Flower Gardens.
30th-31st Grub Out Weeds, Briars, And Other Plant Pests.