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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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January 2022

  • 1st – 2nd

    First day is good planting day for root crops where climate permits. Second day is good for planting aboveground crops such as sweet corn, beans, and peppers in southern Florida, Texas, and California.

  • 3rd – 4th

    A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting.

  • 5th – 7th

    Extra good for peppers, tomatoes, peas and other vine crops. Fine for planting any aboveground crop where the climate permits.

  • 8th – 9th

    Barren days, do no planting.

  • 10th – 11th

    Fine for planting beans, peppers, cucumbers, melons, and other aboveground crops where climate is suitable.

  • 12th – 14th

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

  • 15th – 16th

    Plant seedbeds and flower gardens. Best planting days for aboveground crops, especially peas, beans, cucumbers, and squash where climate is suitable.

  • 17th – 21st

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

  • 22nd – 23rd

    A favorable time for sowing grains, hay, and forage crops. Plant flowers. Favorable days for planting root crops.

  • 24th – 26th

    Start seedbeds. Good days for transplanting. Plant carrots, turnips, onions, beets, Irish potatoes, other root crops in the South. Also good for leafy vegetables.

  • 27th – 28th

    Do no planting. Good harvest days.

  • 29th – 30th

    Good planting days for root crops where climate permits.

  • 31st – 31st

    A good time to kill plant pests or do plowing. Poor for planting. Good harvest day.

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