Archive | August 2012

Grow Well!! Loving the Land with Lunar Gardening







Moon Position and Phase


Ancient Moon Gardening


             Planting days

2nd August Full Moon

In Aquarius at 1.27pm

Official gardeners rest day so do nothing.


4th 5th 9th Waning Fertile Moon 3rd Quarter This is the perfect time to plant root crops.



10th 14th 15th Waning fertile Moon 4th  Quarter It may fertile, but I recommend that no planting be done in this phase.
18th New Moon

In Leo at 1.54am

The beginning of the month. Make plans and get ready but have today as a rest day!


21st 22nd 23rd Waxing Fertile 1st Quarter Perfect for all sowing and planting. And for vegetables whose leaves we eat. 


24th 27th 28th Waxing Fertile 2nd Quarter Perfect for all sowing and planting. And for vegetables that bear fruits or seeds for eating.


31st Full Moon in Pisces at 11.56pm Yes it’s the second Full Moon this month in our time zone. It’s known as a Blue Moon. Put your feet up and have a day of rest!

AEST  Times are correct for Vic NSA QLD and Tas  S.A. subtract ½ hour. W.A subtract 2 hours

N.T subtract ½ hour  In N. Z add 2 hours


Now you know when to plant – you will want to know when to


  • prune to enhance growth,
  • prune to reduce growth,
  • fertilize,
  • weed,
  • harvest crops
  • and make gardening easier! 


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