Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Moon Chart March 2011

I cam across exactly what I was looking for on line to work out the best days for planting in our garden
during March 2011.  Here it is below

Gardening & Planting Guide by the Moon : March 2011 AEDT
The table below shows the Moon Phases and Garden activity for the month.
The image and information below have been taken from SolarFire Astro Tides Software Package by Esoteric Technologies.
In order to determine the most appropriate timing of your gardening tasks, the lunar phase and zodiac sign must be used. Each sign has a tendency to be better or worse for sowing new plants or crops, and are considered to be barren, semi-barren, semi-fertile or fertile;
SIGN

FERTILITY
SIGN

FERTILITY
Aries

Semi-Barren

Libra

Semi-Fertile
Taurus

Semi-Fertile

Scorpio

Fertile
Gemini

Barren

Sagittarius

Semi-Barren
Cancer

Fertile

Capricorn

Semi-Fertile
Leo

Barren

Aquarius

Semi-Barren
Virgo

Barren

Pisces

Fertile
The lunar phases mainly govern what types of planting to do and what type of activity is best.
LUNAR PHASE

TASKS
New Moon to
Full Moon

Sow above ground plants such as flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
Full Moon to
Third Quarter

Sow below ground plants such as root vegetables, potatoes, carrots & onions
Third Quarter to New Moon

Weed, eradicate pests, clear
ground & remove rubbish
It is also considered unwise to plant or move any plants on the calendar day on which the moon changes phase.

MARCH 2011


Reference: http://www.astrologysolutions.com.au/news.htm
So now I am off to study this.  Is there anyone else interested in testing out this system would love to hear
from you.
Hoorooh