Food, glorious food! From mother's breast to our last meal, with or without teeth, the sign of Cancer will tempt us with the freshest of garden delights, the juiciest of fruits, the scent of hot-out-of-the-oven bread, aromatic herbs, exotic spices, a magnificent glass of wine, robust sauces, sumptuous shellfish, and delectable desserts. We eat to nurture not … Continue reading Moon in Cancer ~ Food, Glorious Food!
Here in the U.S., the Harvest Moon marks the season to begin transplanting our perennials and planting new bulbs. You may have already seen some spring bulbs at garden stores. It's a great time to set out daffodils, dutch irises, hyacinths, and tulips. Winters are too warm in the south for tulips, but they can … Continue reading Transplant Perennials after the Harvest Moon
The Waxing Moon entered Cancer today at 12:17pm (EDT) and stays through the 12th at 12:58am. That gives us some of the most fertile planting days of the month. If you have an annual plant or two still in their nursery containers or some seeds you'd like to sow, find a little time to set … Continue reading Fertile, Fertile Days
Sunday brings us the waxing Moon in Taurus, one of the most fertile signs for planting, starting seeds, and transplanting. The waxing phase is perfect for annuals of all kinds ~ flowers or seasonal veggies. There’s a lushness that is always burgeoning in the south while the Sun is in Taurus. The greens are deep … Continue reading Lunar Gardening Tips for April 22-28, 2012
Focus of the Week: Spring Cleaning Last week ended with lots of Taurus energy ~ the Sun moved into Taurus and we had a New Moon in Taurus. The Moon remains in Taurus through early afternoon on Monday. We’re experiencing a very strong Taurus start. When the Bull starts strong, he’s got a marked advantage. … Continue reading Zodiactivities for April 22-28, 2012
This calendar features day-by-day home and gardening tips for the month of March. The gardening tips are specific to Zone 8 in middle Georgia, although if you live in Zone 8 anywhere you can probably adapt them to your specific climate. Click here to see a full size pdf of the calendar.
Times are EST, Gardening for Zone 8. To make adjustments for your time zone, click here. The month began with Taurus and we have now have completed one lunar cycle of zodiactivities arriving once again at where we began. If you have just begun to track the Moon, you’ll discover things that you are naturally … Continue reading Zodiactivities for February 27 – March 4: Moon in Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo
Times are EST, Gardening for Zone 8. Times noted are for sign changes. For additional daily activities, see February Zodiactivities calendar. It's a big week with lots of sign changes and a Full Moon. The Moon is in Cancer for most of the daylight hours on Monday with a change of signs into Leo on Monday evening. The … Continue reading Zodiactivities for February 6 – 12, 2012: Moon in Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio
The Moon merely flirts with Aries in the wee Monday morning hours and then calmly moves into Taurus bringing us a stabilizing force to start our week. The mood is supported by a happy and optimistic conjunction to Jupiter. The week ends with Neptune's gentle entry into Pisces where it will stay for the next fourteen years. … Continue reading 2012: January 30 – February 5: Taurus, Gemini, Cancer