Moon Signs


| 2/27/2019 12:00:00 AM


farm signMy father always planted by the moon signs. He was a firm believer that the phases of the moon affect plant growth. Every year he bought a farmer's almanac and carefully studied the moon calendar provided to decide when exactly to plant his garden.

Moon signs are considered by many to be nothing but superstition and folk lore. But, I have to say, my father's garden never failed. Of course, he was a good gardener. He understood plants and their needs. He understood the importance of the right soil. He also told me that God put the moon and the stars in the heavens for signs, and he believed those signs included when to plant.

This year I subscribed to the farmer's almanac magazine and received as free gifts the 2019 Almanac and a calendar complete with a moon signs chart for planting. I looked at that for a long time, then decided if it was good enough for Daddy, it is good enough for me.

Moon sign calendar

So, I spent time reading and marking my own calendar, and February 3rd, I started my cabbage seeds in the mini green house.



starting seeds



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