Gardening by the signs of the zodiac
The first farmers were probably the first practical astrologers. Their crops appeared to respond to the signs in the heavens and this became a convenient method of ensuring good harvests and provided a functional approach to husbandry.
Modern agriculture echoes many of these ancient principles.
Certain seasonsought changing conditions which seemed to either help or hinder the growth of crops. Each season presented different alignments in the constellations and these patterns would evolve into horticultural astrology as it is often practiced today. The following is a brief outline of the zodiacal roots of gardening by the stars and signs of the zodiac.
It was believed that in order to insure against infestations when pruning vine crops, trees and woody growths the following formula applied. The Moon must be full in the constellations of Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, or Sagittarius. When pruning is done … Read More