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Ancient Moon Gardening – June 2011 June 2, 2011

Posted by Kerry in Moon Gardening.
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Dates

AEST

 

Moon Position and Phase

Ancient Moon Gardening Mini Almanac

 

Planting days

2nd June New Moon in Gemini at 7am

 

Official rest day!

The only muscle to exercise is your tongue. So talk to fellow gardeners to your hearts content.

 

4th 5th  June Waxing Fertile 1st Quarter Perfect for all planting, especially leafy type vegetables.

 

10th 11th 12th 13th 14th June Waxing Fertile 2nd Quarter Perfect for all planting, especially fruity type vegetables.

 

16th June Full Moon in Sagittarius at 6.15am

 

Official gardeners rest day, so do nothing. J

 

21st 22nd June Waning Fertile Moon 3rd Quarter This is the perfect time to plant root crops.

 

 

AEST Times are correct for Vic NSA and Tas

 

Now you know when to plant – you will want to know the days to 

prune to enhance growth,

prune to reduce growth,

fertilize,

weed,

and harvest crops.   All available in the Ancient Moon Gardening Super Almanac

TIME ZONE

AEST 

Times are correct for Vic NSA and Tas S.A.subtract ½ hour. QLD subtract 1 hour in summer daylight saving time

W.A subtract 2 hours or 3 hours in summer daylight savings time N.T subtract ½ hr in winter and 1.5 hours in summer daylight savings time.

In N. Z add 2 hours

Garden Stories – “Easy Time”

A wise book says, “there is a time to sow and a time to reap”. But sometimes we think we don’t have enough time at the right time!

Take for instance a large pruning job that you need to do. Perhaps a hedge. In times gone past it would have taken all day.  But the weird thing is that once we use the cycles of the Moon and do things in sync with nature then they happen so easy! On a Moon day perfect for pruning the clippers cut easily and neatly, and the branches seem to melt off the hedge. They pile up so neatly that picking them up and putting the rubbish in the green waste bin happens in just a moment.  A day’s job happens in an hour. Try it and see.

– enjoy your garden!

 

 

Kerry Galea  Ancient Moon Gardening

P: 0419 382 131               E: kerrygalea@bigpond.com          

W: www.ancientmoongardening.com

 

 

 

 

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