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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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May 2022

  • 1st – 1st

    Favorable for planting beans, corn, cotton, tomatoes, peppers, and other aboveground crops.

  • 2nd – 3rd

    Any seed planted now will tend to rot.

  • 4th – 6th

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

  • 7th – 11th

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

  • 12th – 13th

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

  • 14th – 15th

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

  • 16th – 17th

    Seeds planted now will do poorly and yield little.

  • 18th – 19th

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

  • 20th – 21st

    Kill plant pests on these barren days.

  • 22nd – 23rd

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

  • 24th – 26th

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

  • 27th – 28th

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

  • 29th – 31st

    Any seed planted now will tend to rot. First day is a good harvest day.

May 16th  Full Flower Moon