a natural guide to a great garden

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,  they have always been a valuable resource to me!

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Garden Blessings!....may your efforts excell....and taste delicious! 


July 2021

  • 1st – 2nd

    A barren period.

  • 3rd – 4th

    Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.

  • 5th – 7th

    Poor days for planting, seeds tend to rot in ground.

  • 8th – 9th

    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

  • 10th – 14th

    A most barren period. Kill plant pests and do general farm work.

  • 15th – 16th

    Sow grains and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable for planting peas, beans, tomatoes, and other fall crops bearing aboveground.

  • 17th – 18th

    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.

  • 19th – 20th

    Barren days, neither plant nor sow.

  • 21st – 22nd

    Any aboveground crops that can be planted now will do well.

  • 23rd – 24th

    Good days for killing weeds, briars, and other plant pests. Poor for planting.

  • 25th – 27th

    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.

  • 28th – 29th

    A barren period.

  • 30th – 31st

    Good days for transplanting. Root crops that can be planted now will yield well.

July 23 Full Buck Moon