I've come up with a rating system for planting days using Moons. Today and most of tomorrow (May 24th and 25th) are 3-Moon days. It doesn't get any better than that. The water signs ~ Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces ~ are the most fertile planting days of the lunar garden calendar. They're all 3-Moon days. … Continue reading Waxing Scorpio: 3-Moon Days
Times noted are EDT. In the garden this week: Best planting times for biennials are during Pisces and Taurus. Save annuals for after the New Moon. Best Days for pest control and general maintenance are during Aries. All days are good for pruning. Moon in PISCES on Monday and most of Tuesday is the best … Continue reading Lunar Home and Garden Tips for May 14-20, 2012
. Times noted are EDT. I’m making a slight adjustment to the weekly calendar, starting it on Monday now. That gives weekend gardeners all the lunar info you need in one post. I’m playing a little catch-up with this post by including the weekend of May 5-6th. We awake to the Moon in Scorpio on … Continue reading Lunar Gardening Tips for May 5-13, 2012
If you would like to have an expanded version of activities for each Moon sign, subscribe to my lunar home and garden tips on examiner.com. The Moon continues to wane in the 4th Quarter until the New Moon on Saturday. Energy is focused in the roots, pulling effort toward root growth and stabilization. The Moon … Continue reading Lunar Gardening Tips for April 15-21, 2012
The Moon is on the wane changing the focus from rising energy to downward energy. Shift your gardening focus to the root systems of plants and to pruning. We are officially in the 3rd quarter now with a focus on perennials and biennials. If you’ve been wanting to divide that mass of day lilies, society … Continue reading Lunar Gardening Tips for April 8-14, 2012
Over winter, we can forget just how hard gardening is. Bending, squatting, pulling, hauling ~ it’s definitely a workout. My batwings are feeling stronger already. My husband said that gardeners need winter training just like baseball players need spring training to get up to the task and back in shape. I have to agree with … Continue reading Lunar Gardening Tips for April 1-7
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.