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Moon Planting, Farming and Gardening

Moon Farming is as old as farming itself, the Celts, American Indians and most Early Farmers used it. Ask a Farmer if he Plants seed and Harvests by the Moon and you may be surprised. No we don't get out howling at the Moon but simply follow a Moon Calendar. Are there any other Moon Gardeners out there and what has been the best thing about it for you? Please share.

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2017 Moon Calendar for Planting, Sowing, Pruning, Harvesting & Weeding

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Sophie May 3. 3 Replies

Firstly I am so sorry it has taken me so long this year to get my act together to do the Calendar for 2017, but here is your May Guide, As usual please excuse all spelling and grammatical errors.…Continue

Tags: Harvesting, Weeding, 2017, Pruning, Sowing

Super Moon

Started by Elaine de Saxe. Last reply by Dianne Caswell Nov 18, 2016. 9 Replies

Dianne, do you know what is recommended to plant for the time around the Super Moon?Superman on November 14th will be closest to earth since 1948. It will appear 14% bigger & 30% brighter.And if…Continue

MOON PLANTING CALENDAR MONTH TO MONTH 2016

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Dianne Caswell Nov 6, 2016. 21 Replies

The…Continue

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Why and What we Plant by the Phases of the Moon

Started by Dianne Caswell. Last reply by Mark Braz Feb 11, 2016. 8 Replies

Why and What we Plant by the Phases of the MoonPhases of the MoonThe Moon has four phases or quarters lasting about seven days each. The first two quarters are during the waxing or increasing light,…Continue

Tags: to, Plant, When, Phases, Planting

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Comment by Dianne Caswell on January 2, 2017 at 13:32

So sorry to leave those who use the Moon Calendar waiting. I will be posting a calendar for 2017 when I am home from hospital. At this stage I am to have an operation on the 11th after I finish a very big dose of strong Penicillin, and if that goes OK I will be home a couple of days later. 

Comment by Jacqui on March 30, 2016 at 23:36

I think once you get into the routine things start to fall into place, I’m sure in a few months things will start to even out.

Thanks Dianne, I look forward to next months calander.

 

Comment by Dianne Caswell on March 30, 2016 at 14:57

So Good to see that you are using the Moon Planting Guide. As soon as I get home from Tassie I will get my B.... into gear and get the April one ready I won't keep you waiting too long as we will be leaving this Magical Place with the Autumn Colours and big Cabbage Roses tomorrow night.

Comment by Sophie on March 30, 2016 at 13:34

Yes, I sowed my beetroots and carrots on the weekend :) It is a bit of patience indeed haha but gets those less fun tasks done! Dianne, I'm looking forward to the new April installment :)

Comment by Jacqui on March 30, 2016 at 12:09

Ok Dianne looks like I have to get my beetroot in today (lucky I have them soaking) as next week is a chore week, won’t be able to play with any babies. I think next cycle is the true test of patience, I tell my athletes that they have to get into the zone, be one with their event, so I guess it’s time I practised what I preach.

Comment by Sophie on March 8, 2016 at 14:31
Looking forward to weekend planting :)
Comment by Sophie on March 2, 2016 at 12:20
Hi Dianne, the link comes from ABC here so yes Australian https://www.organicgardener.com.au/articles/full-moon-rising

Not sure if SEQ and am not knowledgeable enough to know the difference. It does seem to more or less match up with yours I think though not as detailed (just days not times) , but looks pretty! What do you reckon, any good?
Comment by Dianne Caswell on March 2, 2016 at 11:19

Hi Sophie, Can you tell me is the chart you have been following Australian, also does it give the times etc. for South East Queensland, and does it allow for day light saving if it is Australian. Are the planting guides also for SE Qld. All these factors are important

Comment by Jacqui on March 2, 2016 at 10:42

I find Moon Planting fascinating, it seems logical to me. I just have to start new habits and become more organized which I will try to do over the next few months. I’s great Dianne having it all set out otherwise it can be a bit confusing, thanks heaps.

Comment by Sophie on February 29, 2016 at 12:03
 

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