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moon Moon Sign Dates

May 2017

1 LIGHT OF MOON, 1st Quarter CANCER
Fertilize lawn, roses, trees, and shrubs
Plant beans and corn
Plant spinach and cabbage
Sow seeds of squash and cucumbers
Sow seeds of lettuce and chard
Seed or set out annuals
Graft and take cuttings

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4, 5 LIGHT OF MOON, 2nd Quarter VIRGO
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes

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7, 8 LIGHT OF MOON, 2nd Quarter LIBRA
Plant perennials and biennials
Sow seeds of lettuce and chard
Seed or set out annuals
Pinch back annuals
Plant clematis and other vines
Set out cannas, begonias and bedding plants
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes

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9 LIGHT OF MOON, 2nd Quarter SCORPIO

Plant perennials and biennials
Fertilize lawn, roses, trees, and shrubs
Repot and groom houseplants
Seed or set out annuals
Plant new lawns and lilies
Plant beans and corn
Set out bedding plants
Plant peas or sweet peas
Sow seeds of squash and cucumbers
Sow seeds of lettuce and chard

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10 FULL MOON

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11,12, 13 DARK OF MOON, 3rd Quarter SAGITTARIUS
Plant perennials and biennials
Plant radish seeds
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes

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14, 15 DARK OF MOON, 3rd Quarter CAPRICORN

Plant perennials and biennials
Seed radishes
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes

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17, 18 DARK OF MOON, 3rd Quarter AQUARIUS
Seed green onions
Spray to control budworm on holly
Cultivate to control weeds
Eliminate slugs
Apply herbicides

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19, 20 DARK OF MOON, 4th Quarter PISCES
Plant perennials and biennials
Fertilize roses and evergreens
Fertilize lawn, trees, and shrubs
Repot and groom houseplants
Prune shrubs
Sow seeds of root crops
Plant onions
Apply compost
Apply organic fertilizer

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21 DARK OF MOON, 4th Quarter ARIES
Eliminate slugs
Eliminate blackberries
Cultivate to control weeds

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23,24 DARK OF MOON, 4th Quarter TAURUS

Plant perennials and biennials
Prune shrubs
Sow seeds of onions and root crops

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25 NEW MOON

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27, 28 LIGHT OF MOON, 1st Quarter CANCER
Fertilize lawn, trees and shrubs
Plant perennials and biennials
Fertilize roses and evergreens
Plant beans and corn
Plant spinach and cabbage
Sow seeds of lettuce, chard, squash and cucumbers
Plant new lawns
Set out chrysanthemums, cannas, and begonias
Graft and take cuttings
Set out bedding plants and annuals

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31 LIGHT OF MOON, 2nd Quarter VIRGO

Plant dahlias and glads

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Remember, these dates serve only as a guide; good gardening practices are still essential.

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