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 2020 1st - 3rd Barren days, neither plant nor sow.
4th - 5th First day is when any aboveground crops that can be planted now will do well. Second day is a good day for planting beets, carrots, salsify, Irish potatoes, and other root crops.
6th - 7th Good days for killing weeds, briars, and other plant pests. Poor for planting.
8th - 10th 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.
11th - 12th A barren period.
13th - 15th Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.
16th - 17th Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.
18th - 19th Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most fruitful days for planting root crops.
20th - 23rd A most barren period. Kill plant pests and do general farm work.
24th - 26th Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing aboveground.
27th - 28th 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.