It is believed that moon phases can affect the growth and development of plants. Of course, this is not the only factor, but many gardeners prefer to consider it when planting. The land of the Soviets offers lunar planting calendar for 2011.

Different moon phases affect the plant in different ways. So, in new moon and full moon not recommended neither to sow nor to plant, at this time the plants are most vulnerable. It is also impossible to plant and sow for 12 hours before new moon and full moon and 12 hours after. In the period the waxing moon suggest to plant and transplant plants, and in the period the waning moon{!LANG-a65946746f699546bad355e7dea8c088!}

There are also the rules of sowing and planting by Zodiac signs{!LANG-d4bcddd5290f0e092e006c86e8330cea!}

So, if you want to get a good fruit (for example, tomatoes) should be planted on the day of the Fruit. This day correspond to such Zodiac signs as Leo, Aries and Sagittarius.

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(onions, radish, carrots, celery, etc.) put in a day of the fruits (signs of the Zodiac – Leo, Aries, Sagittarius) or on the day of the Roots (Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo), but certainly flawed at the moon.


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But do not forget that the lunar planting calendar for 2011 – not a panacea. On the development of plants is influenced by many factors{!LANG-99412209ca815acbfa9d4d9ca9d2ed4d!}

Lunar planting calendar for 2011 (table)