Best Days Calendar

by Celeste Longacre

With the Best Days from The Old Farmer's Almanac, find out when to quit smoking, lose weight, cut hair, wean, and more activities, based on the Moon's sign. We provide dates for 60 days here on Almanac.com.

Or, buy the full 12-month astrological timetable for a small fee in our online store.

ActivityFebruary 2016March 2016
Begin diet to gain weight

10, 14, 18

12, 17

Begin diet to lose weight

1, 23, 28

27

Begin logging

5, 6

3, 4, 30, 31

Breed animals

1, 27, 28, 29

26, 27

Can, pickle, or make sauerkraut

1, 26, 27

26, 27

Castrate animals

7, 8

5, 6, 7

Cut hair to discourage growth

25, 26

24, 25

Cut hair to encourage growth

13, 14

12, 13

Cut hay

11, 12

10, 11

Destroy pests and weeds

11, 12

10, 11

End projects

7

8

Go camping

2, 3

1, 2, 28, 29

Graft or pollinate

18, 19

16, 17

Harvest aboveground crops

13, 14

12, 13, 20

Harvest belowground crops

5, 6, 23, 24

3, 4, 30, 31

Have dental care

23, 24

20, 21, 22

Plant aboveground crops

9, 10, 18, 19

16, 17

Plant belowground crops

1, 27, 28, 29

26, 27

Prune to discourage growth

2, 3, 4

1, 2, 28, 29

Prune to encourage growth

11, 12, 20

18, 19

Quit smoking

1, 23, 28

27

Set posts or pour concrete

5, 6

3, 4, 30, 31

Slaughter livestock

1, 27, 28, 29

26, 27

Start projects

9

10

Wean animals or children

1, 23, 28

27