Posted: 02/02/2016 at 10:25
Hi Just to continue in case message cut again through lack of space here is Lunar Calender for 1-17th Feb, slightly more detailed to tie in with above info, so we ease in gently to all this new terminology (which I still find confusing!!)
1/2 Feb - Flower Days Moon Descending in Libra (Air Sign) Pot up Cannas and begonias saved from last year in pots lightly covering roots. Place in full light 15/20DegreesC watering from time to time.
3/4 Feb - Leaf Days Moon descending in Scorpio (Water Sign) If it is not frosty prune box hedges and other conifers Prepare asparagus bed for planting in March.
5/6 Feb - Fruit Days 4.33am Moon Ascending in Sagittarius (Fire Sign) Sow aubergines/pepers and chillies 20C. Sow Peas and Mange touts under cloches.
7/8 Feb - Root Days 2.39 New Moon in Capricorn (Earth Sign) Sow red and white onions and leeks.
9/10 Feb - Flower Days Moon ascending but furthest point from earth so no gardening on 10th/11th - Moon in Virgo (Air Sign) Sow begonias/marigolds and geraniums. Do not cover the begonia seed.
11/12/13 Feb - Leaf Days Moon ascending in Pisces (Water Sign) ( Each month when the Moon is in Pisces sow lettuce and other leafy salad crops.) Sow cabbage under heat. Sow spinach outdoors.
14 Feb - Fruit Day Moon in Aries (Fire Sign) Under cover and 18/20C Sow tomatoes.
15/16/17 Feb - Root Days Moon in Taurus (Earth Sign) Sow carrots under cover/radishes in coldframe and onions again. The onions should be ready to harvest July-Sept.
So there we are - I hope that I explained a few things that I have learnt clearly. Link this Diary in with the Planets Today Chart and you should see a pattern forming that then ties in with these weather trends. Once again - let's have some more input from other Bio gardeners who can shed more light on this subject.