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Gardening by the Moon: Moon Calendar February 20 12

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cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

January 31, 2012
4:26 AM

Post #8989043

February 2012

1st Fine For Planting Beans, Peppers, Cucumbers, Melons And Other Aboveground Crops, Where Climate Is Suitable.

2nd-3rd Any Seed Planted Now Will Tend To Rot.

4th-5th Fine For Planting Beans, Tomatoes, Corn, Cotton, Cucumbers, Peppers, Melons And Other Aboveground Crops, Where Climate Allows. Plant Seedbeds And Flower Gardens.

6th-10th Clear Ground, Turn Sod. Kill Plant Pests.

11th-12th Favorable Days For Planting Root Crops. Fine For Sowing Grains, Hay, And Forage Crops. Plant Flowers.

13th -15th Plant Carrots, Turnips, Onions, Beets, Irish Potatoes And Other Root Crops, In The South. Lettuce, Cabbage, Collards, And Other Leafy Vegetables Will Do Well. Start Seedbeds. Good Days For Transplanting.

16th -17th Neither Plant Nor Sow On These Barren Days.

18th -20th Any Root Crops That Can Be Planted Now Will Do Well.

21st-22nd Barren Days. Fine For Clearing, Plowing, Fertilizing, And Killing Plant Pests.

23rd-24th Plant Peppers, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes And Other Aboveground Crops, In Southern Florida, California, And Texas. Extra Good For Cucumbers, Peas, Cantaloupes, And Other Vine Crops. Set Strawberry Plants.

25th -26th Seeds Planted Now Will Grow Poorly And Yield Little.

27th -28th Fine For Planting Beans, Peppers, Cucumbers, Melons And Other Aboveground Crops, Where Climate Is Suitable.

29th Any Seed Planted Now Will Tend To Rot.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

January 31, 2012
5:41 AM

Post #8989127

1st February 2012

Fruit Planet: Aries MOON: First quarter

Synodic:
Sow vegetables that produce internal seed bearing fruits. Tomatoes, beans, peas, peppers, chillis, pumpkins, courgettes.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aries: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans (Fava), Peas, do not sow Leaf plants like Cabbages, Lettuce...

Sidereal:
Moon in Taurus: Sow Root vegetable crops.


2 February 2012

Root Planet: Taurus MOON: First quarter, Waxing gibbous
Synodic:
Sow vegetables that produce internal seed bearing fruits. Tomatoes, beans, peas, peppers, chillis, pumpkins.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Taurus: Earth sign. Sow Root plants like Garlic, Onions, Shallots, Spring Onions, do not sow Flower plants like Broccoli...

Sidereal:
Moon in Taurus: Sow Root vegetable crops.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 2, 2012
3:42 PM

Post #8992501

3 February 2012
Root Planet: Taurus Moon: Waxing gibbous

Synodic:
Sow vegetables that produce internal seed bearing fruits. Tomatoes, beans, peas, peppers, chillis, pumpkins.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Taurus: Earth sign. Sow Root plants like Garlic, ,Onions, Shallots, Spring Onions. Do not sow Flower plants like Broccoli.

Sidereal:
Moon in Taurus: This is a good time to sow Root vegetable crops.


4 - 5 February 2012
Flower Planet: Gemini MOON: Waxing gibbous

Synodic:
This is a good time to sow vegetables that produce internal seed bearing fruits. Tomatoes, beans, peas, peppers, chillis, pumpkins.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Gemini: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants like Broccoli. Donot sow Rooting plants like Garlic, Onions, Shallots ...

Sidereal:
Moon in Gemini: Barren and dry, and yet good for promoting flower growth.

evelyn_inthegarden
Sierra Foothills, CA
(Zone 8a)

February 3, 2012
10:09 AM

Post #8993295

Cristina ~ Would you like me to start a thread for those who would like to post their sowings, and then the results later on?Or would you prefer to do it?


Evelyn
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 3, 2012
4:43 PM

Post #8993804

evelyn That is fantastic. Just go ahead. I have been dreaming for more group activity.

Wonderful
evelyn_inthegarden
Sierra Foothills, CA
(Zone 8a)

February 3, 2012
6:18 PM

Post #8993903

OK, Cristina and everyone else - I have started the new thread.

It is here: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1240958/

All are invited to participate!
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 4, 2012
4:41 PM

Post #8994846

6 February 2012

Flower Planet: Gemini MOON: FULL

Synodic:
Now is a good time to sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials. 

Biodynamic:
Moon in Gemini: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants like Broccoli. Do not sow Rooting plants like Garlic, Onions, Shallots. Fruits Harvested now should be eaten straight away.

Sidereal:
Moon in Cancer: This is a good time for germination
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 5, 2012
1:41 PM

Post #8995738

7 & 8 February 2012
Leaf Planet: Gemini MOON: FULL

Synodic:
Do sow root vegetables, biennials, and perennials. 

Biodynamic:
Moon in Cancer: Water sign. Do sow Leaf plants like Cabbages. Do not sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans,Cucumbers.
Fruits Harvested today will not keep long.

Sidereal:
Moon in Cancer: good seed germination.

This message was edited Feb 7, 2012 8:31 PM
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 5, 2012
1:44 PM

Post #8995744

9 & 10 February 2012

Fruit Planet: Leo MOON: Waning gibbous

Synodic:
do sow root vegetables, bulbs, biennials, and perennials. 

Biodynamic:
Moon in Leo: Fire sign. Do sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans, Cucumbers. Do not sow Leaf plants like Cabbages, lettuces ...

Sidereal:
Moon in Leo: Dry and barren. do garden maintenance.


This message was edited Feb 7, 2012 8:27 PM
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 9, 2012
4:42 PM

Post #9000934

11 & 12 February 2012

Root Planet: Virgo MOON: Waning gibbous

Synodic:
Now is a good time to sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials. 

Biodynamic:
Moon in Virgo: Earth sign. Do sow Root plants like Carrots, Chives, First Early Potatoes, Garlic,Horseradish, Jerusalem Artichokes, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips,Shallots, Spring Onions. Do not sow Flower plants like Broccoli ...

Sidereal:
Moon in Virgo: Dry and barren. Good time for garden maintenance.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 11, 2012
10:09 AM

Post #9002919

13 & 14 February 2012

Flower Planet: Libra MOON: Last quarter

Synodic:
Do not sow anything in the garden. Instead use this time to weed and harvest. It is an excellent time to start building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Libra: Air sign. Do sow Flowering plants like Broccoli. Do not sow Rooting plants like Carrots, First Early Potatoes,Garlic, Leeks, Onions.

Sidereal:
Moon in Virgo: Dry and barren. Good time for garden maintenance.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 12, 2012
9:42 AM

Post #9003996

I'm trying to be a couple of days in advance, so you could prepare your seeds, pots, time ...

15 & 16 February 2012

Leaf Planet: Scorpio MOON: Last quarter

Synodic:
Do not sow anything in the garden. Instead use this time to weed and harvest. It is an excellent time to start building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Scorpio:Water sign. Sow Leaf plants like Cabbages. Do not sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans, Cucumbers

Sidereal:
Moon in Scorpio: An excellent time for planting, germination and strong sturdy growth will result.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 15, 2012
1:36 PM

Post #9007919

17 & 18 February 2012

Fruit Planet: Sagittarius MOON: Waning crescent.

Synodic:
Do not sow today. Only weeding and harvest . It is an excellent time to start building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Sagittarius: Fire sign. Do sow Fruiting plants like Beans, Tomato. Do not sow Leaf plants like Cabbages, Lettuce...

Sidereal:
Moon in Sagittarius: Dry and barren. Plant onion sets and bulbs.

This message was edited Feb 15, 2012 5:41 PM
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 17, 2012
2:59 PM

Post #9010281

19 - 20 February 2012

Root Planet: Capricorn MOON: Waning crescent

Synodic:
Do not sow today. Only weeding and harvest . It is an excellent time to start building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Capricorn: Earth sign. Do sow Root plants like Carrots,First Early Potatoes, Leeks, Onions. Do not sow Flower plants like Broccoli...

Sidereal:
Moon in Capricorn: Potatoes and tubers planted now will have a strong growth.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 19, 2012
3:53 PM

Post #9012368

21 February 2012

Root Planet: Capricorn MOON: NEW

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals that produce above ground. Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Grains are also good to plant now. Vegetables picked today will store well.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Capricorn: Earth sign. Sow Root plants like Carrots, Chives, First Early Potatoes, Leeks,. Do not sow Flower plants like Broccoli, Fruits harvested now will store well.

Sidereal:
Moon in Aquarius: Dry and barren, do only garden maintenance.


22 February 2012

Flower Planet: Aquarius MOON: NEW

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals that produce above ground. Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Grains are also good to plant now. Vegetables picked today will store well.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aquarius: Earth sign. Moon in Aquarius: Air sign. Do sow Flowering plants like Broccoli. Do not sow Rooting plants like Carrots, Potatoes. Fruits pick today will store well.

Sidereal:
Moon in Aquarius: Dry and barren, do only garden maintenance.

This message was edited Feb 20, 2012 5:44 PM
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 20, 2012
1:49 PM

Post #9013646

23 February 2012

Flower Planet: Aquarius MOON: NEW

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals: Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Grains are also good to plant now. Vegetables pick today will store well.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aquarius: Air sign. Do sow Flowering plants like Broccoli. Do not sow Rooting plants like Carrots, Potatoes. Fruits harvested today will store well.

Sidereal:
Moon in Aquarius: Dry and barren, do only garden maintenance.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 21, 2012
3:47 PM

Post #9015067

24 - 25 & 26 February 2012

Leaf Planet: Pisces MOON: Waxing crescent

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals that produce above ground. Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Grains are also good to plant now. Vegetables harvested today need to be eaten, they will not stored well.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Pisces: Water sign. Do sow Leaf plants like Cabbage. Do not sow Fruiting plants like Cucumbers,,

Sidereal:
Moon in Pisces: water sign promotes root growth.

This message was edited Feb 23, 2012 8:21 PM
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 23, 2012
4:40 PM

Post #9017561

27 & 28 February 2012
Fruit Planet: Aries MOON: 27 Feb. Waxing crescent 28 Feb. First quarter

Synodic:
Sow vegetables that produce internal seed bearing fruits. Tomatoes, beans, peas, peppers, chillis, pumpkins, courgettes.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aries: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans, Cucumbers. Do not sow Leaf plants like Cabbages.

Sidereal:
Moon in Aries: Dry and barren. Only garden maintenance.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

February 26, 2012
4:21 PM

Post #9021092

29 February 2012

Root Planet: Taurus MOON: First quarter

Synodic:
Sow vegetables that produce internal seed bearing fruits. Tomatoes, beans, peas, peppers, chillis, pumpkins ….

Biodynamic:
Moon in Taurus:  Fire sign. Do sow Root plants like Carrots, Chives, Early Potatoes, Onions, Parsnips,Shallots. Do not sow Flower vegetables like Broccoli ….

Sidereal:
Moon in Taurus: Sow Root vegetable crops especially when hardiness in drought conditions is needed.

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