Tips for Growing with the Moon in February
This is just some of the information to be had in the moon book…
When can I mulch fruit bushes?
Mulch around your gooseberries, currants and raspberry canes on 18 and 22 February.
How about pruning?
Prune apple and pear trees and gooseberry bushes on 13, 15 -18 and 20 – 28 February when the Moon is descending.
When can I sow root vegetables?
Sow seed on 11 – 13 and 20 – 22. Sow early carrots (frost protect), main crop onion seed (protect), summer radishes (protect), parsnips, early turnips (protect) and spring onions.
Sow seed first early pea seed under protection and broad beans on 9 – 10, 18 and 27 – 28.
How about Brussels sprouts?
Sow seed on 6 – 8, 16 -17, 20 and 24 – 26 (before 11am). Remember to protect the seed from frost.
No work or harvesting should be done in the garden on 14 descending node and 19 perigee. The ascending node does not affect gardening in January as it occurs at 8pm on 26.
- 1 Feb, 2011
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