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. May your efforts excell....and taste delicious!
JANUARY 2019 1st Start seedbeds. Good day for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, other root crops in the South. Also good for leafy vegetables. 2nd - 3rd Do no planting. 4th - 6th First day is good planting day for root crops where climate permits. Last two days are good for planting aboveground crops such as sweet corn, beans, and peppers in southern Florida, Texas, and California. 7th - 8th A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting. 9th - 11th Extra good for peppers, tomatoes, peas, and other vine crops. Fine for planting any aboveground crop where the climate permits. 12th - 13th Barren days, do no planting. 14th - 15th Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable. 16th - 17th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground. 18th - 19th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Best planting days for aboveground crops, especially peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash where climate is suitable. 20th - 23rd A barren time. Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests. Clear wood lots and fencerows. 24th - 26th A favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops. 27th - 28th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, other root crops in the South. Also good for leafy vegetables. 29th - 30th Do no planting.