Gardening by the Moon's Sign Dates October 2016

Plant by the Moon for Best Results

October 15, 2016

Find out how to do your most successful gardening with our guide to gardening by the Moon for October!


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Use the October 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 October

1 Libra

2 Libra

3 Scorpio

4 Scorpio

5 Sagittarius

6 Sagittarius

7 Sagittarius

8 Capricorn

9 Capricorn

10 Aquarius

11 Aquarius

12 Pisces

13 Pisces

14 Aries

15 Aries

16 Taurus

17 Taurus

18 Gemini

19 Gemini

20 Gemini

21 Cancer

22 Cancer

23 Leo

24 Leo

25 Virgo

26 Virgo

27 Libra

28 Libra

29 Libra

30 Scorpio

31 Scorpio

See your customized Moon Phase Calendar.

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