Organic Garden Lunar Calendar. The Organic Garden Lunar Calendar (Northern Hemisphere-Southern California) will help you plan your seed planting and transplanting activities.
Using this lunar calander to garden will increase the speed and success rate of germination and the success rate of your transplants. The Moon calendar displays recommended days when to transplant and when to plant Short Germination (SG), Long Germination (LG), or Extra-long Germination (ELG) seeds. Click on the calendar below to go to the Lunar Calendar. Herbaluna. Lunar Gardening with 2010 Lunar Planting Chart/Moon Sign Calendar (printable .PDF file link at bottom of page) The gravitational, magnetic force of the moon affects everything that that contains water, including the ocean tides, vegetation, and the human body, which is made up of about 70% water.
Think about it: It is a scientific fact that tides are mainly caused by the moon’s gravity. Farmers' Almanac Gardening Calendar. How to Calculate Lunar Planting Dates. Guide to planting by the moon - The Gardeners Calendar. Moon planting calendar for fruit, vegetables and flowers In ancient times when man had not quite got round to inventing the wristwatch, the most reliable source of telling the time was the sun, moon, and stars.
There seems to be several opinions of who came up with the moon planting calendar first. Was it the Egyptians or the Babylonians? It is more than likely that each and every farmer had a planting calendar based on the moon phases, and there would be different variations depending on the geographical location. As their calendars where passed on through the generations they evolved to cover the different crops they tried to grow, and the more productive farming techniques used.