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Gardening by the Moon: Moon Gardening Calendars, May 2012

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cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

April 29, 2012
6:59 PM

Post #9103112

May 2012


1st -2nd A Barren Period. Good For Killing Plant Pests, Cultivating, Or Taking A Short Vacation.

3rd -4th Excellent Time For Planting Corn, Beans, Peppers, And Other Aboveground Crops. Favorable For Sowing Hay, Fodder Crops, And Grains. Plant Flowers.

5th -7th Plant Carrots, Beets, Onions, Turnips, And Other Root Crops At This Time. Cabbage, Lettuce, And Other Leafy Vegetables Will Do Well. Planting Seedbeds. Good For Transplanting.

8th -9th Do No Planting.

10th -12th Plant Late Beets, Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, And Other Root Crops.

13th -14th Kill Plant Pests On These Barren Days.

15th -16th Favorable Time For Planting Late Root Crops. Also Good For Vine Crops That Can Be Planted Now. Set Strawberry Plants. Good Days For Transplanting.

17Th -18th Poor Planting, Fine For Cultivating Or Spraying.

19Th -20th Favorable Planting Days: First Day For Root Crops. Good Day For Transplanting. Last Day For Beans, Corn, Cotton, Tomatoes, Peppers, And Other Aboveground Crops.

21st-22nd Any Seed Planted Now Will Tend To Rot.

23rd-24th Most Favorable For Planting Corn, Cotton, Okra, Beans, Peppers, Eggplant, And Other Aboveground Crops. Plant Seedbeds And Flower Gardens.

25th - 29th ABarren Period. Good For Killing Plant Pests, Cultivating, Or Taking A Short Vacation.

30th-31st Excellent Time For Planting Corn, Beans, Peppers, And Other Aboveground Crops. Favorable For Sowing Hay, Fodder Crops, And Grains. Good For Planting Flowers.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

April 29, 2012
7:00 PM

Post #9103115

1 - 2 May 2012

Fruit day
Planet Leo
Moon Waxing gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Leo: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants, Aubergines (Eggplant), Beans, Cucumbers, Marrows and Courgettes, Pumpkins, Squashes, Peas,Peppers,Tomatoes, Do not sow Leaf plants, Basil, Cabbages, Celery, Dill, Lettuce, Spinach.

Sidereal:
Moon in Leo: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance only.



Note: I'd like to remind you that Leo is the MOST barren sign
I do not sow or transplant anything during Leo's moon.


This message was edited Apr 30, 2012 7:58 PM
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

April 29, 2012
7:06 PM

Post #9103131

3 - 4 May 2012

Root day
Planet Virgo
Moon: 3 May: Waxing gibbous
Moon: 4 May: Full Moon

Synodic:
3 May 2012
Sow vegetables that produce seed bearing fruits. Tomatoes, beans, peas, peppers, chillis, pumpkins, courgettes.
4 May 2012
Sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials.


Biodynamic:
Moon in Virgo: Earth sign. Sow Root plants Asparagus, Beetroot, Carrots, Chives, Leeks, Onions,Parsnips,Potatoes, Radish, Shallots, Spring Onions, Turnips. Do not sow Flower plants like Angelica, Borage, Broccoli, Cauliflowers.

Sidereal:
Moon in Virgo: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2012
6:03 PM

Post #9107771

5 - 6 May 2012

Flower Day
Planet: Libra
Moon: Full Moon

Synodic:
Sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Libra: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants: Angelica, Borage, Broccoli, Cauliflowers, Globe Artichokes, Wormwood.Do not sow Rooting plants: Asparagus, Beetroot,Carrots, Onions, Potatoes. Produce Harvested should be eaten straight away.

Sidereal:
Moon in Virgo: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance BUT green manures or cover crops can be sown.

A curiosity:
PERIGEE "SUPER MOON" ON MAY 5-6: Get ready for moonlight! The full Moon of May 5-6, 2012, is a perigee moon, as much as 14% bigger and 30% brighter than other full moons of 2012

This message was edited May 4, 2012 9:24 PM
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 4, 2012
6:47 PM

Post #9110861

7 - 8 May 2012

Leaf day
Planet: Scorpio
Moon: Full Moon

Synodic:
Sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Scorpio: Water sign. Sow Leaf plants: Basil, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celery, Dill, Fennel, Lettuce, Spinach. Do not sow Fruiting plants: Cucumbers, Beans, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes, Fruits Harvested now should be eaten.

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

May 8, 2012
2:05 PM

Post #9116052

9 - 10 May 2012

Fruit day
Planet Sagittarius
Moon Waning gibbous

Synodic:
Sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Sagittarius: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants: Cucumbers, Beans, Marrows and Courgettes, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Squashes, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes. Do not sow Leaf plants like Basil,Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celery, Dill, Fennel, Kale,Lettuce, Spinach.

Sidereal:
Moon in Sagittarius: Dry and barren but if onion sets and bulbs are planted they will do well.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 9, 2012
7:01 PM

Post #9117876

11 - 12 - 13 May 2012

Root Day
Planet Capricorn
Moon Waning gibbous / Last Quarter


Synodic:
Sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Capricorn: Earth sign. Sow Root plants Beetroot, Carrots, Onions, Potatoes, Radish, Turnips,. Do not sow Flower plants: Borage, Broccoli, Cauliflowers, Wormwood.

Sidereal:
11 – 12 May: Moon in Capricorn: Potatoes and tubers planted now will have a strong growth.
13 May : Moon in Aquarius: Dry and Barren. Garden maintenance only.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 12, 2012
6:23 PM

Post #9121407

14 - 15 May 2012

Flower Day
Planet Aquarius
Moon Last quarter

Synodic:
Weeding, harvest, also maintenance and building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aquarius: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants: Broccoli, Cauliflowers, Globe Artichokes. Do not sow Root plants: Asparagus, Beetroot, Carrots, Chives, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Turnips.

Sidereal:
14 May = Moon in Aquarius: Dry and barren. Good time for garden maintenance.
15 May = Moon in Pisces: This is the best sign for planting soft fruit and maximum water intake for plants.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 13, 2012
6:46 PM

Post #9122599

16 - 17 May 2012

Leaf day
Planet Pisces
Moon Waning crescent

Synodic:
Cultivation and weeding, harvest also maintenance of the garden and compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Pisces: Water sign. Sow Leaf plants: Basil, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celery, Dill, Fennel, Lettuce. Do not sow Fruiting plants: Cucumber, Peas, Pumpkin, Tomatoes...

Sidereal:
Moon in Pisces: The water signs promotes root growth.

Water signs: Pisces, Cancer, Scorpio
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 15, 2012
5:32 PM

Post #9125274

18 - 19 - 20 May 2012

Fruit Day
Planet Aries
Moon Waning crescent

Synodic, 18 May:
No sowing. Cultivation and weeding, harvest also maintenance of the garden and building a new compost heap.

Synodic, 19 – 20 May
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals: Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Grains. Produce harvested will store very well.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aries: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants:  Cucumber, Beans, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkin, Squash,Sweetcorn, Tomatoe.Do not sow Leaf plants Basil, Brussels Sprouts,Cabbages,Celery, Lettuce,Spinach.

Sidereal, 18 – 19 May
Moon in Aries: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance.
Sidereal, 20 May
Moon in Taurus: Sow Root vegetable crops.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 18, 2012
11:47 AM

Post #9128607

21 - 22 May 2012

Root day
Planet Taurus
Moon New Moon

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals: Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Grains. Produce harvested will store very well.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Taurus: Earth sign. Sow Root plants: Beetroot, Carrots, Onions, Potatoes, Radish, Turnips,. Do not sow Flower plants: Borage, Broccoli, Cauliflowers, Wormwood.
Good time for harvesting, Produce will store well.

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

May 20, 2012
1:51 PM

Post #9130823

23 - May - 2012

Root day
Planet: Taurus
Moon: Waxing crescent

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals: Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber, also Grains. Produce harvested today will store for long.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Taurus: Earth sign. Sow Root plants: Beetroot, Carrots, Onions, Potatoes, Radish, Turnips. Do not sow Flower plants: Borage, Broccoli, Cauliflowers, Wormwood...
Good time for harvesting, Any produce harvested today, will store well.

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

May 21, 2012
4:56 PM

Post #9132541

24 - 25 May 2012

Flower day
Planet: Gemini
Moon: Waxing crescent

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annual: Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber, also Grains. Harvest vegetables to be used now.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Gemini: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Globe Artichokes. Do not sow Rooting plants Asparagus, Beetroot, Carrots, Chives, Parsnips, Potatoes, Radish, Onions..

Sidereal:
Moon in Gemini: Barren and dry. Gemini promotes flower growth.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 23, 2012
8:41 AM

Post #9135027

26 - 27 May.

Leaf day
Planet Cancer
Moon: First quarter

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Cancer: Water sign. Sow Leaf plants: Basil, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celery, Dill, Florence Fennel, Kale, Lettuce, Spinach, Swiss Chard. Do not sow Fruiting plants:  Aubergines, Cucumber, any type of Beans, Marrow,Peas, Squash, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes.

Sidereal, 5 /26:
Moon in Cancer: This planet promotes germination
Sidereal, 5 /27:
Moon in Leo: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance.

evelyn_inthegarden
Sierra Foothills, CA
(Zone 8a)

May 23, 2012
11:52 AM

Post #9135268

Cristina ~ Someone sent me some rain lilies. They are bulbs. Should I plant them today, on a root day or wait until tomorrow, which is a flower day?? I get leery of flower days, Gemini being barren and all.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 23, 2012
2:35 PM

Post #9135505

evelyn, prefer the root day, today, earth sign are much better for tuber, corm and the likes.
evelyn_inthegarden
Sierra Foothills, CA
(Zone 8a)

May 23, 2012
3:33 PM

Post #9135584

Thanks!
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 24, 2012
11:30 AM

Post #9136730

28 - 29 May

Fruit day
Planet: Leo
Moon: First quarter

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Leo: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants: Sow Fruiting plants: Eggplant, Cucumbers, Beans, Marrows and Courgettes, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Squashes, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes. Do not sow Leaf plants like Basil,Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celery, Dill, Fennel, Kale,Lettuce, Spinach.

Sidereal:
Moon in Leo: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 28, 2012
4:59 PM

Post #9142357

30 - 31 May

Root day
Planet Virgo
Moon: Waxing gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Virgo: Earth sign. Sow Root plants: Asparagus, Beetroot, Carrots, Chives, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Swedes, Turnips. Do not sow Flower plants like Broccoli, Cauliflower, Globe Artichokes.

Sidereal:
Moon in Virgo: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance.
evelyn_inthegarden
Sierra Foothills, CA
(Zone 8a)

May 31, 2012
2:51 PM

Post #9146587

And June is almost here...already!! Thanks!
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

May 31, 2012
5:01 PM

Post #9146775

evelyn, yes , time fly. I feel I have to thank you for being so kind ...

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