Keep Green and Growing with Moon Gardening for January 2014

Sowing, 1495

Sowing, 1495 (Photo credit: Marcel Douwe Dekker)

Hello and welcome to January 2014

May this year bring smiles to you all!

On the next line is the link to my “Earth Moon and Stars” newsletter

2014 1 January Earth Moon And Stars with Kerry Galea easy print

 

But for those having a quick look here is the Moon Gardening Mini Almanac for planting days

Dates

AEST

 

Moon Position and Phase

Ancient Moon Gardening

 

Planting and sowing days

1st   Jan New Moon

in   Capricorn

Rest and   do nothing. Cultivate an attitude that honors tradition.

 

2nd   5th 6th Waxing   Fertile 1st Quarter Perfect   for all sowing and planting.

Especially   for vegetables whose leaves we eat.

 

Afternoon   of the 9th, all day 10th, morning of the 11th Waxing   Fertile 2nd Quarter Perfect   for all sowing and planting.

Especially   for vegetables that bear fruits or seeds for eating.

 

16th   Jan Full Moon

in Cancer

Official   gardeners rest day so do nothing. J

Harvest an   attitude of warmth and nurturing

 

Afternoon   of the 21st, all day 22nd 23rd Waning   Fertile Moon

3rd   Quarter

Root crops
24th   25th 26th Waning   Fertile Moon 4th Quarter Maintenance   only
31st   Jan New Moon

In   Aquarius

Rest and   do nothing. Cultivate an attitude that accepts differences and embraces the   unique

 

AEDT

Times are   correct for Vic NSW and Tas S.A. subtract ½ hour. QLD subtract 1 hour W.A   subtract 3 hours N.T subtract 1.5 hours. 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
  • manage plant and animal diseases
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    Get yourself the Ancient Moon Gardening Super Almanac. It is a fantastic   timetable for beautiful and productive gardens.

    Have a great month!