Spring 2018 Farmer’s Almanac

Mark your calendars — here are the dates to remember in spring 2018!

| Spring 2018

  • spring moon calandar
    Look to the sky for planting dates and unusual meteorological events this spring.
    Photo by Carolyn Lang

  • spring moon calandar

March 2018

MARCH 1. This full moon is known as the “Worm Moon.”

MARCH 11. Clocks “spring forward” today with daylight saving time.

MARCH 20. The vernal equinox marks the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere.

MARCH 31. The second full moon in March is also the second “Blue Moon” of 2018.

GARDENING BY THE MOON. Plant aboveground crops March 24 and 25; harvest March 20, 21, 28, 29, and 30. Plant belowground crops March 5, 6, 7, 15, and 16; harvest March 2, 10, 11, and 12.

April 2018

APRIL 1. Easter Sunday. Coloring eggs on Easter is a tradition seen around the world. Use purple cabbage to dye eggs blue, red onion skins for lavender, and turmeric for yellow.



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