RSS Gardenzine articles

  • Gardening by the stars
    Is it really possible to predict what your garden will look like according to your star sign? Will a Gemini's garden look any different to a Scorpion's? Russell Grant seems to think so. Here's his predictions for each of the star signs
  • The importance of watering your plants
    Plants are pretty wise to the fact that they'll have to go through periods of drought and they've evolved ways of coping with this. Learn to recognise how a plant signals it's in trouble and you can make sure you give it a helping hand when it needs it.
  • Planning your garden year
    What to do in your garden in July and planners for the rest of the year.
  • Pinching and pruning your bedding plants
    If you want a really good flower display there is one job you shouldn't avoid and that is occasionally pinching out and then pruning your bedding throughout the season.

RSS Moon Planting

  • Todays Date: 17/02/2018 Moon Age: 2 days
    FlowerPhase: Waxing crescent. Moon in Aquarius: This is a Air sign. This is a good time to sow Flowering plants like Broccoli, but it would not be a good time to sow Rooting plants like Carrots, Chives, Garlic, Jerusalem Artichokes, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips, Shallots, Spring Onions,
  • Date: 18/02/2018 Moon Age: 3 days
    LeafPhase: Waxing crescent. Moon in Pisces: This is a Water sign. It is a good time to sow Leaf plants like Cabbages, Celeriac, but it would not be a good time to sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans, Cucumber,
  • Date: 19/02/2018 Moon Age: 4 days
    LeafPhase: Waxing crescent. Moon in Pisces: This is a Water sign. It is a good time to sow Leaf plants like Cabbages, Celeriac, but it would not be a good time to sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans, Cucumber,
  • Date: 20/02/2018 Moon Age: 5 days
    LeafPhase: Waxing crescent. Moon in Pisces: This is a Water sign. It is a good time to sow Leaf plants like Cabbages, Celeriac, but it would not be a good time to sow Fruiting plants like Broad Beans, Cucumber,