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Guide to planting by the moon - The Gardeners Calendar

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. It was noticed that different plants grow better when they are planted during different phases of the moon. To provide more accurate records it was noted that certain crops faired better when planted whilst the moon was in a specific constellation. Moon planting rediscovered Three Moon planting methods

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Gardeners Calendar - Gardening App for Android Phones Take the Gardeners Calendar everywhere with our Android App. The App gives you a monthly guide to the garden and various gardening guides which we are continuously updating. There is also a daily moon planting guide, and a list of plants with information on soil types, pH, sowing month etc. All this for the bargain price of £1. 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. Lunar Planting What if we told you that mowing your lawn on certain days would mean you could mow less often? Before you roll your eyes, think about it. The moon influences more than the ocean tides.

When to Plant Vegetables Learning when to plant vegetables is key to a successful garden. Some vegetables will thrive in spring and fall, while others will produce better during midsummer. If you spend the time to understand when to plant your vegetable garden, you can ensure that you will have vegetables maturing throughout the summer. There are four main vegetable garden planting periods: Early spring - as soon as the ground can be worked (soil temp. of ~5°C or 40°F) Midspring - approximately 2 weeks before the last expected frost date Early summer - when the trending weather provides warm sun and soil Midsummer to Fall - late June until two and half months before the first killing frost of Fall

Permaculture Calendar 2012 cover image experiments in local living Home › Permaculture Calendar 2012 cover image › 1. Gardening by the Phases of the Moon The moon has four phases or quarters lasting about seven days each. The first two quarters are during the waxing or increasing light, between the new and the full moon. The third and fourth quarters are after the full moon when the light is waning, or decreasing. Planting by the moon is an idea as old as agriculture, based both in folklore and superstition, but there are scientific ideas to back it up The Earth is in a large gravitational field, influenced by both the sun and moon. The tides are highest at the time of the new and the full moon, when sun and moon are lined up with earth. Just as the moon pulls the tides in the oceans, it also pulls upon the subtle bodies of water, causing moisture to rise in the earth, which encourages growth.

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