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Gardening by the Moon: Moon Gardening Calendar, July 2012

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cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

June 28, 2012
12:24 PM

Post #9185002

July 2012

1st-3rd Seeds Planted Now Will Do Poorly And Yield Little.

4th-5th Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Salsify, Irish Potatoes, And Other Root Crops.

6th-8th Good Days For Killing Weeds, Briars And Other Plant Pests, Poor For Planting.

9th-10th Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Radishes, Salsify, Turnips, Peanuts, And Other Root Crops. Also Good For Planting Melons, Cucumbers, Pumpkins, And Other Vine Crops. Set Strawberry Plants. Good Days For Transplanting.

11th-12th A Barren Period.

13th-14th Root Crops That Can Be Planted Now Will Yield Well. Good Days For Transplanting.

15th-16th Poor Days For Planting, Seeds Tend To Rot In The Ground.

17th-18th Most Fruitful Days For Planting Root Crops. Excellent For Sowing Seedbeds And Flower Gardens. Good Days For Transplanting.

19th-23rd A Most Barren Period. Kill Plant Pests And Do General Farm Work.

24th-25th Favourable For Planting Peas, Beans, Tomatoes, And Other Aboveground Fall Crops. Sow Grains And Forage Crops. Plant Flowers.

26th-27th Extra Good For Fall Cabbage, Lettuce, Cauliflower, Mustard Greens, And Other Leafy Vegetables. Good For Any Aboveground Crop That Can Be Planted. Start Seedbeds.

28th-30th Seeds Planted Now Will Do Poorly And Yield Little.

31st Any Aboveground Crops That Can Be Planted Now Will Do Well.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

June 28, 2012
7:11 PM

Post #9185528

1 - 2 July

Leaf day
Planet Scorpio
Moon Waxing gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Scorpio: Water sign. Sow Leaf plants: Basil, Cabbages, Chinese Cabbage, Dill, Florence Fennel, Kale, Lettuce. Do not sow Fruiting plants like Beans,Marrow, Peas ... Harvest only what you need to use, under water sign influence, produce harvested will decay quickly.


Sidereal:
Moon in Scorpio: This planet influence planting, germination and strong sturdy growth will result.

Note: Remember that Water signs (Pisces, Cancer, Scorpio) are considered to be the most productive signs, even more so than Earth signs.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

June 30, 2012
7:59 AM

Post #9187344

3 - 4 July

Fruit day
Planet Sagittarius
Moon Full Moon

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Sagittarius: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants: Beans, Marrow, Peas. Do not sow Leaf plants: Basil, Cabbages, Chinese Cabbage, Dill, Florence Fennel, Lettuce, Swiss Chard. Produce harvested now should be cooked, Vegetables and Fruit will decay quickly.

Sidereal:
Moon in Sagittarius: Dry and barren. Good time to plant onion sets and bulbs.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 2, 2012
5:29 PM

Post #9190522

5 - 6 July

Root day
Planet: Capricorn
Moon: 7/5 Full Moon
7/6 Waning gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Capricorn: Earth sign. Sow Root plants like Beetroot, Carrots, Chives, Onions, Radish, Spring Onions, Swedes,Turnips. Sow Flower plants like Calabrese ( kind of broccoli but produce earlier), Cauliflower, Fruits Harvested now should be eaten if possible the same day.

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

July 4, 2012
5:59 AM

Post #9192444

7 - 8 - 9 July
Flower day
Planet: Aquarius
Moon: Waning gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aquarius: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants like Calabrese, Marigold. Do not sow Rooting plants: Beetroot, Onions, Turnips.

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

July 6, 2012
5:32 PM

Post #9195802

10 - 11 July

Leaf day
Planet: Pisces
Moon: Last quarter

Synodic:
Weeding and harvesting only. It is an excellent time to start building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Pisces: Water sign. It Sow Leaf plants like Basil, Cabbages, Chicory, Chinese Cabbage,Lettuce. Do not sow Fruiting plants: Peas,

Sidereal:
Moon in Pisces: This water sign promotes root growth. Best for seeds germination.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 8, 2012
5:46 PM

Post #9198184

July 12 - 13 - 14

Fruit day
Planet: Aries
Moon Last quarter

Synodic:
Do not plant anything. Garden maintenance, weeds eradication and garden cultivation. Harvesting on any Fire sign is good for keeping produce long term. Goo to maintain or building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aries: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants: Peas... Do not sow Leaf plants: Basil, Cabbages, Lettuce, 

Sidereal:
Moon in Aries: Dry and barren. Good time for garden maintenance.

Sidereal: for 7/14
Moon in Taurus: Sow Root vegetable crops especially when hardiness in drought conditions is needed.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 11, 2012
6:22 PM

Post #9202099

July 15 - 16

Root day
Planet Taurus
Moon  Waning crescent

Synodic:
Do not sow anything in the garden. Good time to weed and harvest from the garden also maintaining or building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Taurus: Earth sign. Sow Root plants like Beetroot, Carrots and other roots for autumn vegetable garden. Do not sow Flower plants like Calabrese,

Sidereal:
Moon in Taurus: Sow Root vegetable crops especially when hardiness in drought conditions is needed.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 15, 2012
6:15 PM

Post #9206448

July 17 - 18

Flower day
Planet: Gemini
Moon: New Moon

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals that produce above ground. Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Also any Grains . Harvest now for longer storage.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Gemini: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants:  Calabrese. Do not sow Rooting plants: Beetroot, Carrots, Radish, Spring Onions ... Fruits Harvested now will store for longer. 

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

July 16, 2012
5:32 PM

Post #9207857

July 19 - 20 - 21

Leaf day
Planet: Cancer
Moon: New Moon

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals that produce above ground. Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Also any Grains. Good time for Harvest vegetables and fruit to be stored.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Cancer: Water sign. Sow Leaf plants Basil, Cabbages, Chicory, Chinese Cabbage,Lettuce. Do not sow Fruiting plants: Peas, Fruits Harvested now will store for longer. 

Sidereal: July 19 - 20
Moon in Cancer: This is a good time for germination . Cancer is the most fruitful sign of the Zodiac.
Sidereal: July 21
Moon in Leo: Dry and barren. Good time for garden maintenance
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 19, 2012
6:18 PM

Post #9211845

July 22 - 23

Fruit day
Planet: Leo
Moon: Waxing crescent

Synodic:
Sow leafy vegetables and annuals that produce above ground. Lettuce, Spinach, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sprouts, Sweetcorn, Cucumber. Also any Grains. Produce harvested should be used.

Biodynamic: Moon in Leo: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants: Peas. Do not sow Leaf plants: Basil, Cabbages, Chinese Cabbage, Lettuce.

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

July 21, 2012
5:19 PM

Post #9213735

July 24 - 25

Root day
Planet Virgo
Moon First quarter

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Virgo: Earth sign. Sow Root plants: Beetroot, Carrots, Radish, any type of Onions, Turnips.
Do not sow Flower plants like Calabrese, Wormwood...

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

July 23, 2012
5:04 PM

Post #9216252

July 26 - 27

Flower day
Planet: Libra
Moon: First quarter

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Libra: Air sign. Sow Flowering plants like Calabrese. Do not sow Rooting plants: Beetroot, Carrots,Radish, Onions, Turnips ...

Sidereal: 7/26
Moon in Virgo: Dry and barren. Garden maintenance.
Sidereal: 7/27
Moon in Libra: Sow green manures or cover crops.

darius

darius
So.App.Mtns.
United States
(Zone 5b)

July 24, 2012
7:46 AM

Post #9216774

Happy Birthday, Cristina!

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cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 24, 2012
12:21 PM

Post #9217041

thanks so much darius.

cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 25, 2012
3:34 PM

Post #9218533

July 28 - 29

Leaf day
Planet: Scorpio
Moon: Waxing gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Scorpio: Water sign. Sow Leaf plants like Basil, Cabbages, Chicory, Chinese Cabbage,Lettuce.
Do not sow Fruiting plants like Peas .

Sidereal:
Moon in Scorpio: Water sign promotes germination.
Sowing and planting under the influence of any Water signs will produce plants with strong roots and sturdy growth.
cristina
Temuco
Chile
(Zone 9b)

July 28, 2012
12:41 PM

Post #9221594

July 30 - 31

Fruit day
Planet; Sagittarius
Moon: Waxing gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Sagittarius: Fire sign. Sow Fruiting plants: Peas. Do not sow Leaf plants : Basil, Cabbages, Chicory, Chinese Cabbage, Lettuce.

Sidereal:
Moon in Sagittarius: Dry and barren. Good time to plant onion sets and bulbs.

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