Tag: planting

Gardening & Planting By The Moon

Planting Peas By The Moon Sign

The term “planting by the moon” or “planting by the signs” are colloquial expressions or folk terms for the ancient practice of timing agricultural and gardening tasks by the moon’s lunar phase and astrological position in the zodiac. For our ancestors, the understanding and application of natural lunar cycles and rhythms to their lives was…

When To Plant A Garden

Good Garden Soil

Sometimes new gardeners need help interpreting and deciphering the back of a seed pack or a garden catalog. It seems like the information or directions should be forthright and easy to understand but that’s not always the case. There are a few terms and concepts that may be encountered in garden catalogs and on seed…