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Moon Phase Gardening: A Calendar

Gardening is a beautiful way to connect, or reconnect, with Nature, your property, and our Earth, but did you know that gardening is also a magnificent way to connect with the energies that work in tandem with our planet? That’s right! Like the tides and our intentions, it is said that the soil our plants snuggle in is influenced by the pull and energy of the Moon. By gardening in accordance to moon cycles, we can further influence a beautiful garden or plentiful crop!

This quick moon planting guide will help you discover when to plant, harvest, and care for all types of plants. Simply look up what moon phase we’re in, and start astronomically gardening!

Moon Phase Gardening: A Calendar

Waxing Crescent Moon Gardening Tips

What to plant during the Waxing Crescent Moon:

  • Flowering annuals
  • Above-ground crops and plants, directly sowed into the ground
  • Plants whose seeds grow outside of their fruits
  • Leafy Plants

How to care for plants during the Waxing Crescent Moon:

  • Trim and groom your houseplants

Waxing Gibbous Moon Gardening Tips

What to plant during the Waxing Gibbous Moon:

  • Plants whose seeds grow inside of their fruits

How to care for plants during the Waxing Gibbous Moon:

  • Transplant above-ground crops and plants

Full Moon Gardening Tips

What to plant during the Full Moon:

  • Bulbs
  • Root vegetables
  • Biennials
  • Perennials

How to care for plants during the Full Moon:

  • Divide or thin plants out during this time.

Waning Gibbous Moon Gardening Tips

What to plant during the Waning Gibbous Moon:

  • Bulbs
  • Root vegetables
  • Biennials
  • Perennials

How to care for plants during the Waning Gibbous Moon:

  • Fertilize your soil.

Waning Crescent Moon Gardening Tips

What to plant during the Waning Crescent Moon:

  • Do not plant anything

How to care for plants during the Waning Crescent Moon:

  • Trim and prune plants during this time.
  • Cut your grass to help it grow slower.

New Moon Gardening Tips

What to plant during the New Moon:

  • Do not plant anything.

How to care for plants during the New Moon:

  • Weed your gardens.
  • Cut your grass to help it grow slower.

Copyright 2018 Jennifer “Aurora Moone” McDonald / All Rights Reserved.

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