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Planting by the Zodiac

Based on Recomendations in Astrological Gardening, by Louise Riotte (Powell, Vermont: Storey Books, 1989)

Vegetables

Name
Optimal Planting Sign
Qtr to Plant
Asparagus Can, Scp, Psc
2nd
Beans Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
2nd
Beets Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Cap
3rd
Black-Eyed Peas Cap
2nd
Broccoli Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
2nd
Brussel Sprouts Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Tau
1st
Cabbage Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Tau
1st
Cantaloupe Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Tau
1st or 2nd
Carrots Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
3rd
Cauliflower Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
1st
Chard Can, Scp, Psc 
1st or 2nd
Chinese Cabbage Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Tau
2nd
Collards Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Tau
1st
Corn Can, Scp, Psc
1st
Cucumbers Can, Scp, Psc
1st
Eggplant Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
2nd
Endive Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Virgo, Gem
1st
Garlic Scp, Sag
3rd or 4th
Garlic Chives Scp, Sag
1st or 2nd
Gourds Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
1st or 2nd
Herbs Can, Scp, Psc
1st or 2nd
Horseradish Can, Scp, Psc
1st or 2nd
Jerusalem Artichoke Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
3rd
Kale Can, Scp, Psc
1st or 2nd
Kohlrabi Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
1st
Lettuce Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Tau
1st
Luffas Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
1st or 2nd
Mustard Scorpio
2nd
Okra Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
2nd or 3rd
Onions (seed) Scp, Sag
2nd
Onions (sets) Lib
3rd or 4th
Parsnips Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
3rd
Peas Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
2nd
Peppers Scp, Sag
2nd
Potatoes Can, Scp, Tau, Lib, Cap
3rd
Pumpkins Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
2nd
Rhubarb Ari
3rd
Rutabagas Can, Scp, Psc, Tau
3rd
Salsify Can, Scp, Psc, Tau
3rd
Spinach Can, Scp, Psc
1st
Squash Can, Scp, Psc, Tau
2nd
Sunflower Lib
2nd,3rd,4th
Sweet Potatoes Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
3rd or 4th
Tomatoes Can, Scp, Psc
2nd
Turnips Can, Scp, Psc, Tau, Cap
3rd
Watermelon Can, Scp, Psc
2nd

Other Crops

Name
Optimal Planting Sign
Qtr to Plant
Apples Sag
2nd or 3rd
Apricots Tau, Lib
2nd or 3rd
Barley Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Cap
1st or 2nd
Buckwheat Cap
1st or 2nd
Cherries Tau, Lib
2nd or 3rd
Corn Can, Scp, Psc
1st
Cotton Can
1st or 2nd
Grapes Can, Scp, Psc
3rd or 4th
Hay Can, Scp, Psc, Lib, Tau, Sag
1st or 2nd
Millet Can, Scp, Psc
1st or 2nd
Oats Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
1st or 2nd
Peaches Tau, Lib
2nd or 3rd
Pears Tau, Lib
2nd or 3rd
Plums Tau, Lib
2nd or 3rd
Rice Scp
1st or 2nd
Rye Cap
1st or 2nd
Soybeans Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
2nd
Sugar Cane Scp, Cap, Tau
1st or 2nd
Tobacco Aries
1st or 2nd
Wheat Can, Scp, Psc, Lib
1st or 2nd

Other Agricultural Operations

Dehorn and castrate during the waning moon when it's in Cancer, Pisces, Scorpio, Virgo, Capricorn, Leo or Sagittarius (in descending order of effectiveness).

Harvest seed grain during New Moon.

Prune fruit trees in the Third Quarter when the Moon is in Scorpio.

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