Planting by the moon phases is an ancient science that really works! Google the subject for full details....definitely worth your time to research. I have found that if I follow this schedule, my gardens flourish! Try it, and let me know what you think. I get my information from the Farmers Almanac www.farmersalmanac.com. Garden Blessings!....may your efforts excell....and taste delicious!
MARCH 2020 6th - 9th A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm.
10th - 11th Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.
12th - 13th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Excellent time for planting root crops that can be planted now. Also good for leafy vegetables.
14th - 15th Barren days, do no planting.
16th - 17th Any root crops that can be planted now will do well.
18th - 20th Barren days, do no planting.
21st - 22nd Good for planting cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, and other vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops.
23rd - 25th Cultivate and spray, do general farm work, but no planting.
26th - 27th Favorable for planting crops bearing yield above the ground.
28th - 30th Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground
31st Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Best planting day for above ground crops, especially peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash where climate permits.