Gardening by the Moon's Sign Dates August 2016

Plan by the Moon for Best Results



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Use the August 2016 dates shown in the Moon’s Astrological Place calendar below to find the best days for the following garden tasks.

Plant, Transplant, and Graft

Cancer, Scorpio, or Pisces

See our complete Planting by the Moon calendar.


Aries, Leo, Sagittarius, Gemini, or Aquarius

Build/Fix Fences or Garden Beds 


Control Insect Pests, Plow, and Weed

Aries, Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius, or Aquarius


Aries, Leo, or Sagittarius. During a waxing Moon, pruning encourages growth; during a waning Moon, it discourages growth.

The Moon’s Astrological Place in August

1 Cancer

2 Leo

3 Leo

4 Virgo

5 Virgo

6 Virgo

7 Libra

8 Libra

9 Scorpio

10 Scorpio

11 Scorpio

12 Sagittarius

13 Sagittarius

14 Capricorn

15 Capricorn

16 Aquarius

17 Aquarius

18 Aquarius

19 Pisces

20 Pisces

21 Aries

22 Aries

23 Taurus

24 Taurus

25 Gemini

26 Gemini

27 Cancer

28 Cancer

29 Leo

30 Leo

31 Virgo

See your customized Moon Phase Calendar.

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