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moon Moon Sign Dates

May 2018

1, 2, 3 DARK OF MOON, 3rd Quarter SAGITTARIUS
Plant perennials and biennials
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes
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4, 5 DARK OF MOON, 3rd Quarter CAPRICORN

Repot and groom houseplants
Plant perennials and biennials
Seed radishes
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes
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6, 7 DARK OF MOON, 3rd Quarter AQUARIUS
Seed green onions
Cultivate to control weeds
Eliminate slugs
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8
DARK OF MOON, 4th Quarter AQUARIUS
Spray to control budworm on holly
Apply herbicides
Eliminate slugs and destroy bad weeds
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9, 10 DARK OF MOON, 4th Quarter PISCES
Plant perennials and biennials
Fertilize roses, 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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11, 12 DARK OF MOON, 4th Quarter ARIES
Eliminate slugs and blackberries
Cultivate to control weeds

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14 DARK OF MOON, 4th Quarter TAURUS
Plant perennials and biennials
Prune shrubs
Sow seeds of onions and root crops

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15 NEW MOON

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18 LIGHT OF MOON, 1st Quarter CANCER
Fertilize lawn, roses, trees, and shrubs
Plant perennials and biennials
Plant beans and corn
Plant spinach and cabbage
Set out cannas, begonias and bedding plants
Sow seeds of squash and cucumbers
Sow seeds of lettuce and chard
Seed or set out annuals
Plant peas or sweet peas

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22, 23 LIGHT OF MOON, 2nd Quarter VIRGO
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes

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24, 25 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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26, 27 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
Plant beans, corn and lilies
Set out cannas and begonias
Plant peas or sweet peas
Sow seeds of squash and cucumbers
Sow seeds of lettuce and chard

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29 FULL MOON

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30, 31 DARK OF MOON, 3rd Quarter SAGITTARIUS
Plant perennials and biennials
Plant radish seeds
Plant dahlias, glads and potatoes

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

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