Monday, August 17, 2009

Garden Plans for this month Arizona Desert 1200 ft. and Moon Phase

Moon Planting Rule
New Moon To Full Moon: Sow, Transplant, bud and graft.
Full Moon To New Moon: Plow, Cultivate, weed and reap.
New Moon To First Quarter: Good for Planting above-ground crops with outside seeds,
flowering annuals.
First Quarter To Full Moon: Good for planting above ground crops with inside seeds.
Full Moon To Last Quarter: Good for planting root crops, bulbs, biennials, and perennials.
Last Quarter To New Moon: Do Not Plant

Last QTR.
The next three days to get the beds finished
pull weeds, cultivate, destroy pests, and turn sod, set the liner and find more block , mix the sand in and have the extension south bed ready...

set seed in starters indoors for...Onions,Tomatoes,peppers, celery? research
Ready the beds for lettuce? Out front???
Research those item up coming whether to do starters indoors
Get arbor painted and have Steve set it and weld it. Dig holes for grapes
Finish removing the stone under bedroom window and begin to dig out the soil to amend and do a flower listing
flower starters for nest month?
Starters of herbs for the root bed?
Marigold starters

New Moon Aug 20 to ~first Qtr Aug 26th
by Thursday the 20th 1st Qtr. Examples: I need to have the beds ready to plant the ....cabbage, celery, endive, and spinach Lettuce (also in pots?) Flowering annuals

27th Aug Qtr. Sept 3rd
Examples: to sow/transplant the beans, peas, peppers,
squash (done), eggplant (not for me), tomatoes a must :), cucumbers (done).

Full Moon Sept 4th ~to last Qtr Sept 11th
3rd Qtr. Examples: then the onions , potatoes (timing)?, rhubarb (some day), grapes (save up for the plants) consider the planting of for this year$$$, winter wheat (not me), and berries (next year?) or later in the winter I need to do more research Carrots YES ME and those that follow leeks, turnips, rutabaga, radish, parsnips. Marigolds here, borage, parsley

Sept 11 last Qtr. Do not plant...
Ready the floor beds...
feed the lawn
pull weeds, cultivate, destroy pests, and turn sod

goodness this is confusing!!!!!

Now not all items listed are ready here in our zone at 1200 ft.

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