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!
JANUARY 2020 4th - 5th Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other above ground crops where climate is suitable.
6th - 8th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.
9th - 10th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. First day is best planting day for aboveground crops, especially peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash where climate is suitable. Second day is a good day for transplanting. Second day is also a most fruitful time for planting beets, carrots, onions, and other hardy root crops in the Deep South.
11th - 14th A barren time. Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests. Clear wood lots and fencerows.
15th - 16th A favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.
17th - 18th Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, other root crops in the South. Also good for leafy vegetables.
19th - 20th Do no planting.
21st - 23rd Good planting days for root crops where climate permits.
24th - 25th A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting.
26th - 28th Extra good for peppers, tomatoes, peas and other vine crops. Fine for planting any aboveground crop where the climate permits.
29th - 30th Barren days, do no planting.
31st Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable.