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Our 2014 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 1 (southern...

Our 2014 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 2 (...

Our 2014 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 3 (...

Our 2014 "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.  

See dates for Region 4 (...

Our "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth. 

For your raised bed garden (or any bed), here's a way to estimate the number of plants you will need to cover a certain area.

Looking for garden wedding ideas? A love garden, like a relationship, benefits from harmonious structure, balance, and commitment.

Flowers bloom and fade, but foliage is forever—or at least for the season. Here's a very attractive garden plan geared completely to foliage!

Raised garden beds are fairly easy to construct and even easier to maintain. Here is advice on how to build raised garden beds for your backyard.

This flower garden plan will provide many years of enjoyment since perennials repeat each year; no replanting required! The key to a perennial garden is careful selection of plants, so we've given careful consideration to our plant list as well as plot plan.


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