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I am spending these dull days to use plastic


‘T’ row labels, to indicate which phase of the Moon I sowed or planted each row, later on in the Spring. I draw the Moon with a ‘Sharpie’ permanent marker using a £1 coin, but leave it blank for the full Moon, then can fill in the left side for each stage of the waxing Moon on the 2 dates given prior to the full Moon.
Later on I can compare the rows to see if our friend in the sky at night really does influence growth, as I am 83 miles from the North Sea tides.
Very grateful for ’Moonglow’s’ Book. It contains all the waxing Moon dates and information I had never thought about before.
It also contains dates for planting Onion Sets and Shallots as better times for root growth and keeping qualities. I shall still buy ‘Turbo’ to check the theory.
I once grew ‘Mammoth’ – huge Onions which went rotten in November.
I find all this most interesting.

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You`ll have to let us know your results Diane...

27 Dec, 2012


Thats why I have to make the labels and record the results in the 'Moon' diary - because I will forget which row was sown/planted when !
Ha ha.

27 Dec, 2012


I find it interesting too. I sometimes plant things by the moon, but I'm not very organised, and forget when I planted them :o(

27 Dec, 2012


Moongrower has written fantastic blogs about what and when to grow by the moon. Its one of her passions hence her moniker. Have a read Dianne they are brilliant.

4 Jan, 2013

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