The SuperMoon + CV EarthLab

5 May


From the Farmers Almanac Gardening by the Moon Calendar

May 2012
5th-7th Plant Carrots, Beets, Onions, Turnips, And Other Root Crops At This Time. Cabbage, Lettuce, And Other Leafy Vegetables Will Do Well. Planting Seedbeds. Good For Transplanting.

8th-9th Do No Planting.

10th-12th Plant Late Beets, Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, And Other Root Crops.

13th-14th Kill Plant Pests On These Barren Days.

15th-16th Favorable Time For Planting Late Root Crops. Also Good For Vine Crops That Can Be Planted Now. Set Strawberry Plants. Good Days For Transplanting.
17th-18th Poor Planting, Fine For Cultivating Or Spraying.
19th-20th Favorable Planting Days: First Day For Root Crops. Good Day For Transplanting. Last Day For Beans, Corn, Cotton, Tomatoes, Peppers, And Other Aboveground Crops.
21st-22nd Any Seed Planted Now Will Tend To Rot.
23rd-24th Most Favorable For Planting Corn, Cotton, Okra, Beans, Peppers, Eggplant, And Other Aboveground Crops. Plant Seedbeds And Flower Gardens.
25th-29th A Barren Period. Good For Killing Plant Pests, Cultivating, Or Taking A Short Vacation.
30th-31st Excellent Time For Planting Corn, Beans, Peppers, And Other Aboveground Crops. Favorable For Sowing Hay, Fodder Crops, And Grains. Good For Planting Flowers.

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2 Responses to “The SuperMoon + CV EarthLab”

  1. Deborah Van Wetering May 5, 2012 at 8:21 PM #

    Too late – the strawberries are already in. I helped Alison put in 25 plants this afternoon. Keep your fingers crossed and send positive growing vibes to our little plants.

  2. sansley May 6, 2012 at 5:46 PM #

    I’m not sure I want to wait until May 17th to plant the next set of somewhat “vine” plants — pole beans and another set of snap peas, what does it mean if one plants in the so-called “barren days”? Sounds so ominous . . .

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