Fall 2017 Gardener’s Almanac

Mark your calendars — here are the dates to remember in fall 2017!

| Fall 2017

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

September 2017

September 4. Many people celebrate Labor Day by enjoying a day off from work.

September 6. This full moon is known as the “Harvest Moon” and the “Barley Moon.”

September 21. Today is the International Day of Peace.

September 22. The autumnal equinox marks the arrival of fall in the Northern Hemisphere.



Gardening by the moon.Plantabove-ground crops September 5, 23, and 24; harvest September 1, 28, and 29. Plantbelow-ground crops September 14 and 15; harvest September 18 and 19.

October 2017

October 5. This full moon is known as the “Hunter’s Moon” and the “Travel Moon.”



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