Best Days for April 2017

Best Days by the Moon's Sign for April 2017

By Celeste Longacre
April 3, 2017
Trimmers Best Days to Do Things April 2017

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Here are the April 2017 Best Days based on the Moon—for planting, farming, cutting hair, quitting smoking, and many other activities! 

These April dates, deemed to be propitious in astrology, are based on the astrological passage of the Moon. However, consider all indicators before making any major decisions. 

Best Days for Personal Activities

Begin diet to lose weight: 13, 23

Begin diet to gain weight: 3, 8

Cut hair to encourage growth: 5, 6, 27 

Cut hair to discourage growth: 22, 23

Have dental care: 7, 8

Quit smoking: 13, 23

Wean children: 13, 23

Best Days Around the House

Can, pickle, or make sauerkraut: 21–23

End projects: 25

Start projects: 27

Best Days for Outdoor Activities

Begin logging: 17, 18

Go camping: 14–16

Go fishing: 1–11, 26–30

Set posts or pour concrete: 17, 18

Best Days for Garden Activities

Destroy pests and weeds: 24, 25

Graft or pollinate: 3, 4, 30

Prune to encourage growth: 5, 6

Prune to discourage growth: 14, 15

Plant aboveground crops: 3, 4, 30

Plant belowground crops: 12, 13, 22, 23

Harvest aboveground crops: 7, 8

Harvest belowground crops: 17, 18


Breed animals: 12, 13

Castrate animals: 19–21

Cut hay: 24, 25

Set eggs: 9, 10, 18, 19

Slaughter livestock: 12, 13

Wean animals: 13, 23

See our Best Days for the following month here.

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