7th Weekend Of The Fall Gardening Season

Gardening by the Moon Weekend To-Do

An idea as old as agriculture, based both folklore and superstition but there are scientific ideas to back it up.

  • Lunar Phase: 2nd Quarter begins on Friday, October 23
    • Saturday-Sunday: Moon in the sign of Scorpio- Plant seasonal color
      • Now is the time to plant Pansies, Violas, Iceland Poppies, Fairy, and English Primroses. Planted now, they'll continue blooming right on through the spring. 

Later in the Week

  • Wednesday-Thursday: Moon in the sign of Capricorn - Prune, and fertilizer 
    • October is the last month to fertilize roses with Rose Food and Citrus with their regular fertilizer. Next month, you switch to the winter fertilizer 0 10-10.
Other Things To-do
  • With the rainy season about to begin, you should set out Terro Ant Stations to prevent the ants from entering your house. They are available at your local garden center