The Moon Gardener's Almanac 2020

A Lunar Calendar to Help You Get the Best From Your Garden

The Moon Gardener's Almanac 2020
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6.3 X 8.5 in
120 pg

GARDENING / Reference


The French edition keeps 100,000 farmers and gardeners happily informed in France each year! 

Whether you're growing delicious vegetables for home cooking or cultivating beautiful flowers, a flourishing plot fills any gardener with joy and satisfaction. 

Every gardener knows there's no magic spell for a thriving garden, but did you know that by planting in harmony with lunar rhythms you could grow better-tasting and more plentiful veggies, as well as stronger, healthier plants and flowers? And it doesn't involve sowing seeds by the light of a full moon! 

The Moon Gardener's Almanac is a practical guide to harnessing the moon's positive influence over plants and flowers as part of your normal gardening work—bringing ancient wisdom to modern gardens. 

This essential monthly guide makes it easy to plan and maintain your garden. Fully illustrated with easy-to-follow diagrams and space for your own notes, this handy guide will be a welcome addition to any gardener's shelf. 


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C O N T E N T S:


The Moon and the Garden 
- Rhythms of the Earth 
- Constellations of the Zodiac 
- Lunar Irregularities 
- The Moon and Plants 
- Gardening According to the Moon’s Position 
- Plants in their Environment 
- Designing your Garden 

2020 Calendar 
- How to Use the Calendar 
- Local Times 
- The Calendar (monthly)

The Weather in your Garden 
- Your Weather Journal 
- Soli–lunar Charts 2020 (monthly)

Crop Tables 
- In the Vegetable Garden 
- In the Orchard 
- Wood for Timber and Heating 
- In the Ornamental Garden 

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"The general reader can glean a great deal of useful guidance." —Paradigm Explorer 

"An absolutely beautiful book. Wonderful presentation, really clear and informative charts and diagrams. Full of really useful information that is applicable in the garden." —Amazon.co.uk reader review 

"A very useful guide for the gardener and introduces the whole subject of the moon, its rhythms and basic organic gardening practices in a very clear and accessible way. It is also a useful tool for keeping a gardening record that can be referred to in future years.—New View 

"Tables to calculate weather influences and individual crop patterns make this a useful almanac for any serious gardener." —Cygnus Review 

"[A] beautifully presented book... A practical guide to including the moon in our normal gardening work... A lovely well-presented almanac with ample space for one's own observations and records. Taken up and used it could only deepen one's pleasure and love of gardening in harmony with the rhythms of nature. Hopefully leading to an interest in biodynamics, too!" —Star & Furrow/

Author Bio

Thérèse Trédoulat is a gardening author based in France. After horticultural training, Thérèse Trédoulat was editorial secretary in charge of the garden at Rustica Hebdo. Today, she works as an independent horticultural journalist, notably for Rustica Hebdo. She has written several books on plants and gardening, published by Rustica éditions. She also updates the annual Moon Gardener's Almanac (Réussir son potager avec la Lune), continuing the work of Céleste, a French lunar gardening specialist who died a few years ago.