Best day to plant aboveground crops

By Celeste Longacre

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These are the next five best days to plant aboveground crops, based on the Moon’s sign.

NOTEIf you are seeking the Best Days to plant a particular vegetable or fruit, please see our Planting Calendar, which lists suggested planting dates based on the Moon and on local frost dates.

For plant-specific gardening advice, check out our free library of Growing Guides for vegetables, herbs, fruit, flowers, houseplants, and more!

Best days to plant aboveground crops
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NOTE: If you are seeking the

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NOTE: If you are seeking the Best Days to plant specific vegetables and fruit, this is not the correct page. Please see our long-standing Gardening by the Moon calendar for over 30 popular crops.


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