January 20, Wednesday, 8-9 lunar day. The waxing moon is in Aries
Continue to put things in order in the greenhouse beds: thin out shoots, remove weeds, loosen the soil in the aisles.
Change the potting medium for indoor plants, and for large growers, replace the top layer of soil.
Pinch the tops of the shoots to enhance their branching, trim off unnecessary whiskers from the strawberries. Lightly trim off shoots that are growing too quickly.
Feed the plants with dry mineral fertilizer.
Spray plantings with pest and fungal agents.
Check out how trees and shrubs winter in the garden. Throw snow into the trunk circles and compact it.
Sowing under the sign of Aries can only be fast-growing crops that produce greens: onions for feathers, parsley and celery for herbs, salads, dill, basil.
Do not sow, plant, or transplant any plants other than green and leafy ones.
Do not prune fruit trees and shrubs.
Do not water, pinch, dive, cut or root plants.
Do not use the budding method for vaccinations.
The moon completes its cycle (full revolution around the Earth) in 28 calendar days. Either approaching the planet, then moving away from it, the celestial body affects the living organisms on the Earth in different ways, including garden crops.
From February 1 to February 10, the Earth satellite will be in a decreasing phase. This time, when juices and energy rush from the tops to the roots of plants, is considered favorable for watering and root feeding, planting root crops and bulbous crops, rooting cuttings, fighting diseases and harmful insects. But it is undesirable to plant seeds of cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplants, cabbage, as well as other crops, the fruits of which are formed above the soil level, on the waning moon.
The new moon comes on February 11. At this time, as well as on the full moon, which will be on the 27th, the plants are dormant and do not react very well to any changes. That is why, on the waning moon, it is recommended to abandon all gardening activities. It is undesirable to work with plants also a day before the designated dates and the next day after them, that is, on the 10th, 12th, 26th and 28th.
From 13.02 to 25.02. The growth phase begins in 2021. At this time, juices and energy move in the direction from the roots to the tops of the plants. On the growing moon, gardeners plant seeds of crops, the fruits of which ripen above the soil surface - nightshade, pumpkin, legumes. At this time, you can carry out any gardening manipulations: picking, transplanting, watering, feeding, cuttings.
The table of favorable and unfavorable days for gardening work in February is as follows: