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Planting Guide Index

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Thursday
Apr152010

Planting Today

New Moon, Fruit, Aries

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. This is a good time to pick vegetables if they are to be stored.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Aries: This is a Fire sign. This is a good time to sow Fruiting plants like Aubergines (Eggplant), Broad Beans (Fava), Cucumbers, French Beans, Marrows and Courgettes, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Runner Beans, Squashes, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes, but it would not be a good time to sow Leaf plants like Basil, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celeriac, Celery, Dill, Kale, Lettuce, Rhubarb, Seakale, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Fruits Harvested now will store for longer.

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

Tuesday
Apr132010

Planting Today

New Moon

Leaf  Pisces

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. This is a good time to pick vegetables if they are to be stored.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Pisces: This is a Water sign. It is a good time to sow Leaf plants like Basil, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Celeriac, Celery, Dill, Kale, Lettuce, Rhubarb, Seakale, Spinach, Swiss Chard, but it would not be a good time to sow Fruiting plants like Aubergines (Eggplant), Broad Beans (Fava), Cucumbers, French Beans, Marrows and Courgettes, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Runner Beans, Squashes, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes, Fruits Harvested now will store for longer.

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

Friday
Apr092010

Planting Today

Date: 09 April 2010
  Root  Capricorn
Waning crescent

Synodic:
This is not a good time to be sowing anything in the garden. Instead use this time to weed and harvest from the garden. It is an excellent time to start building a new compost heap.

Biodynamic:
Moon in Capricorn: This is a Earth sign. It is a good time to sow Root plants like Asparagus, Beetroot, Carrots, Chives, Horseradish, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kohl Rabi, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Radish, Salsify, Scorzonera, Second Early Potatoes, Shallots, Spring Onions, Swedes, Turnips, but it would not be a good time to sow Flower plants like Angelica, Borage, Broccoli, Caraway, Cauliflowers, Globe Artichokes, Wormwood,

Sidereal:
Moon in Capricorn: Potatoes and tubers planted now will have a strong growth.


Monday
Apr052010

Tomato seedling video

time to get planting! We don't need to do the covering with cling film bits - plenty of humidity here...

 

 

Friday
Apr022010

Planting Today 

Date: 02 April 2010
  Flower  Libra
Waning gibbous

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

Biodynamic:
Moon in Libra: This is a Air sign. This is a good time to sow Flowering plants like Angelica, Borage, Broccoli, Caraway, Cauliflowers, Globe Artichokes, Wormwood, but it would not be a good time to sow Rooting plants like Asparagus, Beetroot, Carrots, Chives, Horseradish, Jerusalem Artichokes, Kohl Rabi, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Radish, Salsify, Scorzonera, Second Early Potatoes, Shallots, Spring Onions, Swedes, Turnips,

Sidereal:
Moon in Libra: A Good time to sow green manures or cover crops.