Organic Garden Lunar Calendar
The Organic Garden Lunar Calendar (Northern Hemisphere-Southern California) will help you plan your seed planting and transplanting activities. Using this lunar calander to garden will increase the speed and success rate of germination and the success rate of your transplants.
The Moon calendar displays recommended days when to transplant and when to plant Short Germination (SG), Long Germination (LG), or Extra-long Germination (ELG) seeds.
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Short Germinating and Extra-long Germination seeds are planted on or within 7 days of the New Moon. In this stage the lunar gravitational pull is at its highest the Short Germinating seeds absorb water and the seed coat can burst quickly. The Extra-long Germination seeds begin absorbing water and humic acid during this time and will begin germinating during the next New Moon.
Long Germination seeds are planted on or within 7 days of the Full Moon. The moonlight is decreasing in this stage, and the lunar gravitational pull is increasing. This time prepares the Long Germination seeds for germination during the next New Moon phase.
Transplant within 7 days of the Full Moon. The moonlight is decreasing during this staage, and the lunar gravitational pull is increasing. Then 21 days later the plants roots systems will be strong enough to support increased leaf growth.
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