Grow Well! Lunar Gardening using the Moon phases and positions for January 2013

Ancient Moon Gardening Mini Planting Guide

Dates

AEST

 

Moon Position and Phase

Ancient Moon Gardening

 

Planting days

4th Jan Waning Fertile Moon3rd Quarter Ideal time to plant root crops
5th 6th 7th 8th Jan Waning Fertile Moon 4th Quarter Maintenance only
12th Jan New Moon in Capricorn  Rest and do nothing. Cultivate an attitude of taking responsibility. 
15th 16th Waxing Fertile 1st Quarter Perfect for all sowing and planting. And for vegetables whose leaves we eat.  
19th 20th 21st 24th 25th 26th Waxing Fertile 2nd Quarter Perfect for all sowing and planting. And for vegetables that bear fruits or seeds for eating. 
27th Jan Full Moon in Leo

 

Official gardeners rest day so do nothing. JHarvest an attitude of fun and joy.

 

None this month! Waning Fertile Moon3rd Quarter Root crops
 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
  • treat pets for fleas and ticks
  • manage plant and animal diseases
  • and make gardening easier! 

 

Order the Ancient Moon Gardening Super Almanac – a fantastic tool for all gardeners!

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