planting by the moon

Asked January 8, 2016, 6:30 PM EST

My neighbor says you must plant vegetables by the phases of the moon to get a good crop. Is this true and if so do you offer a guide book?

Cecil County Maryland

1 Response

This method of planting has not been conclusively proven or disproved by modern science. Many folks have shown some success using these methods. If you want to try it, farmers almanacs may include planting calendars which display lunar phases as well as the signs on the days in which they appear in a given month.

We do not have any information on this topic. However, It may be helpful to view our vegetable gardening website for helpful tips and to get started http://extension.umd.edu/growit/basics
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