The following tabulation shows the average dates for the beginning and the ending of normal planting seasons for deciduous plants in different sections of the United States and Canada. Note how nearly equal are the total working days for spring and fall planting seasons in sections which possess two distinct seasons. For supplementary information refer to Plate No. II and to Plate No. III.

Locality as Typical of Surrounding Territory

Spring

Fall

average

Opening

Average Close

Working Days

average

Opening

average

Close

Working

Days

Northern New York State ...........................................................

April 25

June 1

34

Oct. 1

Nov. 1

26

Camden and Belfast,Maine .........................................................

April 20

June 1

36

Sept. 20

Nov. 10

43

Buffalo, New York.........

April 10

May 20

34

Oct. 20

Nov. 20

27

Minneapolis, Minnesota ...............................................................

April 15

May 15

26

Oct. 15

Nov. 15

26

Hartford and Central Connecticut ......................................

April 15

June 1

40

Oct. 1

Nov. 15

39

Boston, Massachusetts .................................................................

April 15

May 30

40

Oct. 20

Nov. 20

28

Toronto and Upper Ontario ..........................................................

April 1

June 1

52

Oct. 1

Nov. 30

48

Painesville, Ohio .........................................................................

March 15

May 15

48

Oct. 10

Nov. 25

39

Long Island, New York ...............................................................

April 1

May 15

39

Oct. 15

Dec. 1

39

Cleveland, Ohio ...........................................................................

April 1

May 20

43

Oct. 10

Dec. 5

48

Southeastern Pennsylvania ........................................................

March 25

May 15

45

Oct. 1

Dec. 10

60

Spokane, Washington .................................................................

March 20

May 1

39

Oct. 15

Dec. 1

38

Southern Iowa, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma,

Mssouri ..................................................................................

March 20

May 1

35

Oct. 20

Dec. 10

43

New Jersey Coastal Plain ...........................................................

March 1

May 1

53

Oct. 15

Dec. 15

51

Cincinnati, Ohio ..........................................................................

March 1

Mays

57

Nov. 1

Dec. 20

43

San Francisco .............................................................................

Feb. 1

Feb.15

13

Oct. 1

Dec. 1

53

Virgnia Coastal Plain ..................................................................

Nov. 1

April 30

150

*Georgia and Carolina Piedmont ...............................................

See Fall

March 23

100

Nov. 23

See Spring

Portland, Oregon ........................................................................

Jan. 15

April 15

80

Oct. 10

Jan.15

80

*Sacramento-fresno Valley ..........................................................

See Fall

April 1

150

Oct. 1

See Spring

Jacksonville, Florida ...................................................................

Nov. 15

April 15

115

Highlands (Lake Region) Florida.....

Nov. 1

Jan. 20

66

*Planting season is continuous during the winter months.