Gardening moon calendar – February 23, 2024

Royal Observatory (51°28′40″N 0°00′05″W GMT 0)

February 23, 2024


Moon 23 February
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 99%

Date: February 23, 2024

Day of the week: Friday

Moon age: 14, 15 lunar day(-s)

Moonrise: ↑ 4:14 pm

Moonset:   ↓ 7:07 am

Moon Sign: Leo ♌

Element: Fire

Moon phase: Waxing Gibbous

Plant part: Fruit Days

14 lunar day – until 4:14 pm
15 lunar day – from 4:14 pm

Moon position on February 23, 2024

On February 23 at 12:00 pm the Moon will be in the Waxing Gibbous phase in the zodiacal constellation of Leo ♌, according to the calendar it is the 14 lunar day. The percentage of lunar illumination on this day is about 99%. Moonrise will occur at 4:14 pm and sunset at 7:07 am.

Influence and characteristics of the Moon on February 23, 2024

At midday, the Moon is in the Leo ♌ ().

During this time it is advisable to take a break from most gardening activities related to planting and growing plants. The only exception is rejuvenation and shaping pruning. The crop harvested in Leo will keep well for a long time. The ripe fruit can be used to harvest its high quality seeds. It is also a good time to prepare the harvest by canning, drying, etc. It is worth avoiding watering and fertilising with organic and mineral fertilisers.

The middle of the day falls on the 14 lunar day (+).

This is an energetically rich day when almost everything will work out. All work with the earth, planting and transplanting will be successful. Take your time with harvesting. It is worth waiting to cut, pick, pinch and prune plants. It's not a good time to graft.

Current phase – Waxing Gibbous (+).

This is a good time for sowing plants with above-ground crops. Pruning on this day will have the maximum stimulating effect. Among the favourable types of work at this time are planting and transplanting ornamental, fruit and berry trees and shrubs, rooting cuttings, grafting, watering and fertilising. When working with the roots of plants, try to cause them as little damage as possible.

Influence of the day of the week – Friday (±).

Friday is the day of Venus, which means that dacha women should take care of their beauty. It is better to let your favourite man do the physical work in the garden.

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