November Lunar Phases & Moon Planting Guide ☘️🍃🎋

 

phases of the moon

We’re moving into eclipse season now with this New Moon in Scorpio, beginning the two-week lead-up to the Lunar eclipse on 19 Nov.  Take extra care at this time – eclipses demand respect!

 

Skywatching

Venus is visible in the west, shining brightly as the Evening Star.  Jupiter and Saturn can be seen overhead at sunset.  Mercury is visible low on the horizon in the pre-dawn light as a Morning Star

 

Times are given in Queensland time (AEST). 

 

New Moon: Fri 5 Nov 2021 at 7.14am AEST at 12 Scorpio (the previous day in Europe or the Americas so adjust for your time zone).

A time of renewed energy as a new cycle starts.

Moon planting: The week following the New Moon is the best time for planting leafy greens.

 

First Quarter: Thurs 11 Nov at 10.46pm at 19 Aquarius

A time to take decisive action with unfolding events as the light of the Moon continues to grow.

Moon planting: The week following First Quarter Moon is ideal for planting fruiting vegetables.

 

Lunar Eclipse Full Moon: Fri 19 Nov 2021 at 6.57pm AEST at 27 Taurus

A time of high emotions when events come to a head – intensified by the eclipse 

Moon planting: The week following Full Moon is the best time for planting root crops 

 

Last Quarter: Sat 27 Nov at 10.27pm at 5 Virgo

A time of reorientation as the light of the Moon decreases, eventually going into the low-energy time of Old Moon.

Moon planting: The last week of the Moon cycle is the best time for weeding and composting.

 

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phases of the moon