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PLANTING BY THE MOON

a natural guide to a great garden

Planting by the Moon is such an easy way to have gardening success! When you plant on a good Moon day the Earth accepts your seeds or plants...and they thrive! 

Plant on a poor Moon Day and your plants grow poorly. 

Follow the guide below for a bountiful, beautiful garden!

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August 2022

  • 1st – 1st

    Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests. Clear wood lots and fencerows.

  • 2nd – 3rd

    Excellent for sowing grains, winter wheat, oats, and rye. Plant flowers. Good days for planting aboveground crops.

  • 4th – 5th

    Plant seedbeds. Plant peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas. Extra good for leafy vegetables.

  • 6th – 7th

    Cut winter wood, do clearing and plowing, but no planting.

  • 8th – 9th

    A good time to plant aboveground crops.

  • 10th – 11th

    Barren days, fine for killing plant pests.

  • 12th – 13th

    Excellent for any vine crops such as beans, peas, and cucumbers. Good days for transplanting. Favorable days for planting root crops.

  • 14th – 15th

    Neither plant nor sow on these barren days.

  • 16th – 18th

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

  • 19th – 20th

    Any seed planted now will tend to rot. Good harvest days.

  • 21st – 23rd

    Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Good days for transplanting. Most favorable days for planting beets, onions, turnips, and other root crops.

  • 24th – 28th

    Best for killing weeds, briars, poison ivy, and other plant pests. Clear wood lots and fencerows. First three days are good harvest days.

  • 29th – 30th

    Excellent for sowing grains, winter wheat, oats, and rye. Plant flowers. Good days for planting aboveground crops.

  • 31st – 31st

    Plant seedbeds. Plant peas, beans, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops in southern Florida, California, and Texas. Extra good for leafy vegetables

August 11th   Full Sturgeon Moon