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 - Cut plants and plant roots. The sowing lunar calendar for 2011 takes into account these features.

There are also the rules of sowing and planting by Zodiac signs. It is believed that different plant species (fruit, leaf, root crops) are best planted during the dominance of different signs of the zodiac.

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.

Leafy vegetables  (onion, spinach, etc.), as well as cauliflower and radish plant or sow on the day of Leaves. It is believed that if you plant leafy vegetables on the day of Sagittarius or Virgo, they can most likely go with arrows.

Roots (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.

Potatoes  They also plant with the flawed Moon, but the most favorable sign for Pisces.

Herbs and flowers  planted in the days of Flowers (Aquarius, Gemini, Libra) with the young moon.

But do not forget that the lunar planting calendar for 2011 – not a panacea. On the development of plants is influenced by many factors. this is the weather conditions, and the soil, and the quality of planting material, and proper care for plants, and, of course, your experience. The calendar is only an approximate reference point, but they should not be guided only.

Lunar planting calendar for 2011 (table)