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!
JULY 2019 1st - 2nd Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. First day is a good day for transplanting. First day is also most fruitful day for planting root crops. Second day is most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops.
3rd - 7th A most barren period. Kill plant pests and do general farm work.
8th - 9th Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing aboveground.
10th - 11th Start seedbeds. Extra good for fall cabbage, lettuce, cauliflower, mustard greens, and other leafy vegetables. Good for any aboveground crop that can be planted now.
12th - 13th Barren days, neither plant nor sow.
14th - 16th First two days are when any aboveground crops that can be planted now will do well. Last day is a good day for planting beets, carrots, salsify, Irish potatoes, and other root crops.
17th - 18th Good days for killing weeds, briars, and other plant pests. Poor for planting.
19th - 21st Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Good days for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Also good for vine crops.
22nd - 23rd A barren period.
24th - 26th Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.
27th - 28th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.
29th - 30th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most fruitful days for planting root crops.