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PLANTING BY THE MOON

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!

check them out  https://www.farmersalmanac.com/

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

 

May 2021

  • 1st – 1st

    Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

  • 2nd – 3rd

    Kill plant pests on these barren days.

  • 4th – 6th

    Fine for vine crops. Set strawberry plants. Good days for transplanting. Favorable time for planting late root crops.

  • 7th – 8th

    Poor planting. Fine for cultivating or spraying.

  • 9th – 11th

    First two days are good days for transplanting. First two days are also when planted root crops will yield well. Last day is favorable for planting beans, corn, cotton, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops.

  • 12th – 13th

    Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

  • 14th – 16th

    Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Most favorable for corn, cotton, okra, beans, peppers, eggplant, and other aboveground crops.

  • 17th – 20th

    A barren period. Favorable for killing plant pests, cultivating, or taking a short vacation.

  • 21st – 22nd

    Favorable time for sowing hay, fodder crops, and grains. Plant flowers. Excellent time for planting corn, beans, peppers, and other aboveground crops.

  • 23rd – 24th

    Plant seedbeds. Excellent for planting aboveground crops, and planting leafy vegetables.

  • 25th – 26th

    Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little.

  • 27th – 29th

    Plant late beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root crops.

  • 30th – 31st

    Kill plant pests on these barren days.

May 26th    Full Flower Moon