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As usual, the Calendar I always put first in the thread is the Farmer's Almanac because some people follows it, then I continue with the one I use, the Biodynamic system.
One of the element in Biodynamic, is the planting calendar,which has to do with the cosmic timing of activities in the garden, much of the timing for work to be carried out according to the biodynamic system is to do with the movement of the moon through the Zodiac. Moon
1st-2nd A Barren Period.
3rd-4th Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Onions, Turnips And Other Hardy Root Crops, Where Climate Is Suitable. Good Days For Transplanting.
5th-6th Poor Days For Planting, Seeds Tend To Rot In The Ground.
7th-8th Plant Fall Potatoes, Turnips, Onions, Carrots, Beets And Other Root Crops, Where Climate Is Suitable. Also Plant Seedbeds, Flower Gardens. Good Days For Transplanting.
9th-13th Grub Out Weeds, Briars, And Other Plant Pests.
14th-15th Good Planting Days: First For Root Crops. Last Day For Beans, Peas, Squash, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes And Other Aboveground Crops, In Southern Florida, Texas, And California. Both Days Fine For Sowing Hay, Fodder Crops, And Grains. Plant Flowers.
16th-17th Plant Aboveground Crops And Vegetables Such As Lettuce, Cabbage, Kale And Celery, Where Climate Is Suitable. Start Seedbeds.
18th-20th Do Clearing And Plowing, But No Planting.
21st-22nd Plant Tomatoes, Peas, Beans And Other Aboveground Crops, Indoors In The North, Outdoors In Lower South.
23rd-25th Poor Planting Days. Kill Poison Ivy, Weeds, Clear Land, But Do No Planting.
26th-27th Good Days For Planting Aboveground Crops, Extra Good For Vine Crops, Where Climate Is Suitable.
28th-29th A Barren Period.
30th-31st Good Days For Planting Beets, Carrots, Onions, Turnips And Other Hardy Root Crops, Where Climate Is Suitable. Good Days For Transplanting.
Biodynamic Moon Zodiac Calendar
You could make your own cloche or buy horticultural fleece to protect your winter vegetables from the frosts time that is coming your way.
Moon Full Moon
Sow root vegetables, berries, bulbs, onions, biennials, and perennials.
Moon in Pisces: Water sign. Sow Leaf plants Cabbage, Coriander, Cress, Fennel, Kale, winter Lettuce, Salad Endive, Mint, Parsley, Spinach.
These Oriental and Chinese vegetables are more resistant to cold weather, you can sow : Pak Choi, Mizuna, Mustard or Japanese Spinach Leaves, Mustard Greens, Chinese Cabbage any variety.
Do not sow Fruit plants. Beans, Peas.
Fruits Harvested now should be eaten.
Moon in Pisces: This water sign promotes root growth.