For plant lovers, the lunar calendar of flower growers will be a great help. Scientists and experienced flower growers have long noticed that the intensity and pomp of flowering depends on the phase of the moon. This can be used to plan planting, pruning and other plant care steps.

Influence of the phases of the moon on plants

The lunar cycle consists of 28 days and is formed from several phases. Each of the phases of the plant carries in a special way. In order to take advantage of this factor, people have created a lunar calendar for flower growers, gardeners and gardeners.

Waxing Crescent

On the growing moon, most often you can observe the active growth of the plant from the root up. The new month helps to form the ground part. During this period, leaves grow well, buds are formed and a stem is drawn. On the growing moon it is good to plant flowers with rapid growth and lush color. If you choose bulbous and tuberous plants for planting, then you should not expect good growth - the root system is inactive at this time.Also unsuccessful will be pruning and any shortening of stems and branches. Abundant watering will be very useful.

Waning moon

The waning moon actively influences the development of the root part of the plant. At the same time during this period, the root is sensitive to damage and improper care. Now the fertilizer introduced into the soil is well absorbed, weed control is effective. Also worth doing is planting legumes, tuberous and bulbous plants.

New moon

In the new moon, the plants do not show any activity. Therefore, planting or collecting seeds during this period is not worth it - they will germinate for a long time or will not sprout at all. It is also not recommended to transplant flowers into the ground and even cultivate the soil.

Full moon

This day is optimal for fertilizer application, weed removal and pest control. Also the day is good for collecting seeds.

Lunar Monthly Calendar 2019 for florists


In January, preparatory work can be carried out: to improve the territory, form flowerbeds, bring new ideas for garden compositions to life. In the last 10 days of January, you can do the transplant indoor plants. This is a period of decreasing moon, which will well affect the growth of flowers. Also at this time you can sow the seeds for seedlings. Period suitable for planting tubers, bulbs and root crops.


In February, preparations for action continues. Favorable days for planting seeds on seedlings fall on 6-13 number. In the same period, you can plant those plants that are characterized by a long period of growth. After the 20th day it is worth planting onion crops and continuing to transplant indoor plants.


The first month of spring is perfect for preparing seedlings for flowers with a long growing season. It can be asters, marigolds, carnations and similar flowers. From March 7, you can start planting seeds on seedlings and transplant houseplants. The best days for this will be March 7, 10 and 12. Any work in the garden and with home flowers is better not to do 6 and 21 - these are unfavorable days for such manipulations.


This month will mark the beginning of active gardening. On the growing moon it is recommended to plant seeds and seedlings in the ground. From April 6 to April 12, you can begin planting. You can plant greens under the film, seedlings formed by this time, flowers with active growth. After April 20th, it is time to disembark tuberous and bulbous cultures.


By May, seedlings, sown in February, will be ready for planting in the ground. But in early May, it is better to take up the soil: fertilization and all sorts of optimization. May 5 in the new moon is better to abandon any work with flowers. From May 6 to 18, you can start active actions. They will bring the expected results.


In June, everyone is waiting for lush flowering and collecting the first fruits. At the beginning of the month has a decreasing moon During this period, you can do weeding, pest and weed control. If you want to plant a cutting plant, then landing on the waning moon will help him to take root. Already on June 4, the moon goes to growth. From plants planted at this time, we can expect active growth. From June 19, it is better to return to loosening, weeding and feeding.


Since July 18, it is recommended to transplant the tuberous plants that need to be planted. This is the period of the waning moon, which guarantees an excellent survival rate. Favorable days for the care of flowers will be July 3, 11 and 16.


The second half of August is intended for active, efficient work in the garden. Now it’s good to plant strawberries, lilies of the valley, snowdrops and similar plants. The best days to care for flowers will be August 6, 7 and 8.


Beginning of the fall gardeners are used to prepare the plants for wintering. From September 15 to September 22, it is best to plant bulbous flowers. Since at this time the moon is in a decreasing phase, these plants will take root quickly and efficiently.


In October, they usually carry out soil mulching, digging up and loosening the land on the plot, sheltering perennials.In the second half of the month you can do seating and transplanting indoor plants.


In November, flower lovers completely shift their attention to indoor plants. You can also grow greens indoors. From November 13 to November 20, it is best to fertilize the soil under flowering plants.


In December, there is a lull in the plant world. All of them slow down growth and metabolic processes. Nevertheless, they still require attention. From 13 to 26 December, you can loosen the soil and carry out dressing. Other ways of caring for flowers are better to use 3, 5 and 10 numbers.

These simple recommendations, based on the lunar calendar, will help grow beautiful plants that will delight flower lovers in lush colors.


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