Summer 2018 Farmer’s Almanac

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

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

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June 2018

June 14. Ramadan ends at sundown on this day.

June 21. The summer solstice marks the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Canadians celebrate National Indigenous People’s Day, recognizing the cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis tribes.

June 27. June’s full moon is known as the “Strawberry Moon,” the “Rose Moon,” and the “Hot Moon.”

Gardening by the Moon

Plant aboveground crops June 14, 15, 23, and 24; harvest June 18 and 19. Plant belowground crops June 5, 6, and 7; harvest June 10 and 11.

July 2018

July 4. This day marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, when the original 13 colonies of the United States claimed their independence in 1776.

July 27. July’s full moon is known as the “Thunder Moon” or “Buck Moon.”



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