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!
MARCH 2019 1st Any root crops that can be planted now will do well. 2nd - 4th A barren period, best suited for killing plant pests. Do plowing and cultivating. 5th - 6th Good for planting cucumbers, melons, pumpkins, and other vine crops. Set strawberry plants. First day is a good day for transplanting. First day is also a favorable day for planting beets, carrots, radishes, salsify, turnips, peanuts, and other root crops. Second day is a good day for planting aboveground crops. 7th - 9th Cultivate and spray, do general farm work, but no planting. 10th - 11th Favorable for planting crops bearing yield above the ground. 12th - 13th Seeds planted now tend to rot in ground. 14th - 15th Excellent for sowing seedbeds and flower gardens. Best planting days for aboveground crops, especially peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash where climate permits. 16th - 19th A most barren period, best for killing plant pests or doing chores around the farm. 20th - 21st Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops. 22nd - 24th Fine for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops. 25th - 26th Barren days, do no planting. 27th - 28th Any root crops that can be planted now will do well.