Phases of the Moon

Moon Calendar - March 2024

According to Vedic Astrology

The Moon Calendar is based on the sidereal positions of the Sun, Moon and planets. Elements are from Vedic astrological calculations as well as the Farmer's Almanac and the biodyamic calendar from Maria Thun.

Sat 2 Mar
AQU 17°41'59"
24 Shatabhisha-4
LIB 28°33'28"
16 Vishakha-3
Waning GibbousShashti
Sow/Plant RootSign: Air (Flower)Star: Fire
02:47
SCO
09:12
STAR17
Sun 3 Mar
AQU 18°42'09"
24 Shatabhisha-4
SCO 11°06'41"
17 Anuradha-3
Waning GibbousSaptami
Sow/Plant RootSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Fire
10:24
STAR18
Mon 4 Mar
AQU 19°42'18"
24 Shatabhisha-4
SCO 24°01'26"
18 Jyeshtha-3
Third QuarterAshtami
Sow/Plant RootSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Air
07:03
STAR25
10:51
STAR19
10:51
SAG
Tue 5 Mar
AQU 20°42'26"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-1
SAG 7°21'30"
19 Mula-3
Waning CrescentNavami
Barren PhaseSign: Fire (Fruit)Star: Air
10:29
STAR20
Wed 6 Mar
AQU 21°42'32"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-1
SAG 21°09'20"
20 Purva Ashadha-3
Waning CrescentDashami
Barren PhaseSign: Fire (Fruit)Star: Air
09:21
STAR21
14:58
CAP
22:41
STAR23
Thu 7 Mar
AQU 22°42'37"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-1
CAP 5°25'17"
21 Uttara Ashadha-3
Waning CrescentDwadashi
Barren PhaseSign: Earth (Root)Star: Air
04:05
PIS
05:16
AQU
07:32
STAR22
Fri 8 Mar
AQU 23°42'39"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-2
CAP 20°06'52"
22 Shravana-4
Waning CrescentTrayodashi
Barren PhaseSign: Earth (Root)Star: Air
05:10
STAR23
15:50
AQU
21:19
STAR26
Sat 9 Mar
AQU 24°42'41"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-2
AQU 5°08'26"
23 Dhanishtha-4
Waning CrescentChaturdashi
Barren PhaseSign: Air (Flower)Star: Ether
02:24
STAR24
23:26
STAR25
Sun 10 Mar
AQU 25°42'40"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-2
AQU 20°21'36"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-1
New MoonAmavasya
Time to restSign: Air (Flower)Star: Ether
15:09
PIS
20:24
STAR26
Mon 11 Mar
AQU 26°42'37"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-3
PIS 5°36'16"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-1
Waxing CrescentPratipada
Sow/Plant LeafSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Ether
17:32
STAR27
Tue 12 Mar
AQU 27°42'33"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-3
PIS 20°42'20"
27 Revati-2
Waxing CrescentDwitiya
Sow/Plant LeafSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Ether
14:31
STAR24
14:59
STAR1
14:59
ARI
Wed 13 Mar
AQU 28°42'26"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-3
ARI 5°31'14"
1 Ashwini-2
Waxing CrescentChathurthi
Sow/Plant LeafSign: Fire (Fruit)Star: Earth
12:54
STAR2
Thu 14 Mar
AQU 29°42'18"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-3
ARI 19°56'58"
2 Bharani-2
Waxing CrescentPanchami
Sow/Plant LeafSign: Fire (Fruit)Star: Earth
07:06
PIS
11:25
STAR3
17:09
TAU
Fri 15 Mar
PIS 0°42'07"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-4
TAU 3°56'29"
3 Krittika-3
Waxing CrescentShashti
Sow/Plant LeafSign: Earth (Root)Star: Earth
10:38
STAR4
12:38
AQU
Sat 16 Mar
PIS 1°41'54"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-4
TAU 17°29'22"
4 Rohini-3
Waxing CrescentSaptami
Sow/Plant LeafSign: Earth (Root)Star: Earth
00:49
STAR27
10:35
STAR5
22:50
GEM
Sun 17 Mar
PIS 2°41'38"
25 Purva Bhadrapada-4
GEM 0°37'17"
5 Mrigashira-3
First QuarterAshtami
Sow/Plant LeafSign: Air (Flower)Star: Earth
11:17
STAR6
15:25
STAR26
Mon 18 Mar
PIS 3°41'21"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-1
GEM 13°23'09"
6 Ardra-3
Waxing GibbousNavami
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Air (Flower)Star: Water
12:40
STAR7
Tue 19 Mar
PIS 4°41'01"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-1
GEM 25°50'37"
7 Punarvasu-2
Waxing GibbousDashami
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Air (Flower)Star: Water
08:07
CAN
14:40
STAR8
Wed 20 Mar
PIS 5°40'39"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-1
CAN 8°03'32"
8 Pushya-2
Waxing GibbousEkadashi
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Water
17:08
STAR9
Thu 21 Mar
PIS 6°40'14"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-2
CAN 20°05'38"
9 Ashlesha-2
Waxing GibbousDwadashi
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Water
19:56
STAR10
19:56
LEO
21:39
STAR26
Fri 22 Mar
PIS 7°39'48"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-2
LEO 2°00'19"
10 Magha-1
Waxing GibbousTrayodashi
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Fire (Fruit)Star: Water
22:57
STAR11
Sat 23 Mar
PIS 8°39'19"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-2
LEO 13°50'37"
11 Purva Phalguni-1
Waxing GibbousTrayodashi
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Fire (Fruit)Star: Water
09:09
STAR25
Sun 24 Mar
PIS 9°38'48"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-2
LEO 25°39'09"
11 Purva Phalguni-4
Waxing GibbousChaturdashi
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Fire (Fruit)Star: Water
02:03
STAR12
02:20
STAR24
08:50
VIR
Mon 25 Mar
PIS 10°38'15"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-3
VIR 7°28'16"
12 Uttara Phalguni-4
Waxing GibbousPurnima
Sow/Plant FruitSign: Earth (Root)Star: Fire
05:07
STAR13
07:12
Lunar Eclipse
21:27
STAR1
21:27
ARI
Tue 26 Mar
PIS 11°37'40"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-3
VIR 19°20'04"
13 Hasta-3
Waning GibbousPratipada
Sow/Plant RootSign: Earth (Root)Star: Fire
08:03
STAR14
21:26
LIB
Wed 27 Mar
PIS 12°37'03"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-3
LIB 1°16'40"
14 Chitra-3
Waning GibbousDwitiya
Sow/Plant RootSign: Air (Flower)Star: Fire
10:45
STAR15
Thu 28 Mar
PIS 13°36'24"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-4
LIB 13°20'13"
15 Swati-3
Waning GibbousTritiya
Sow/Plant RootSign: Air (Flower)Star: Fire
13:08
STAR16
Fri 29 Mar
PIS 14°35'43"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-4
LIB 25°33'04"
16 Vishakha-2
Waning GibbousChathurthi
Sow/Plant RootSign: Air (Flower)Star: Fire
08:39
SCO
15:05
STAR17
Sat 30 Mar
PIS 15°35'00"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-4
SCO 7°57'48"
17 Anuradha-2
Waning GibbousPanchami
Sow/Plant RootSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Fire
16:33
STAR18
Sun 31 Mar
PIS 16°34'16"
26 Uttara Bhadrapada-4
SCO 20°37'12"
18 Jyeshtha-2
Waning GibbousShashti
Sow/Plant RootSign: Water (Leaf)Star: Air
02:19
STAR27
11:16
PIS
17:26
STAR19
17:26
SAG

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Gardening Guide

Moon Sign Elements - Leaf, Fruit, Root, Flower Days

Leaf days (Water Element)

  • Best time to sow, transplant and cultivate plants for use of Leaves and Stems.
  • Ex: Cabbage, Salads, Lettuce, Spinach, Green onions, Broccoli, Cauliflower and Celery.
  • Leaf plants to be harvested on  Flower days  (orFruit days).
  • Harvesting on Leaf days is not recommended (harvest starts decomposing in a shorter time).
  • Beekeeping: Working with the hive is not recommended on Leaf days.

Fruit days  (Fire Element)

  • Best time to sow, transplant and cultivate plants that produce Fruits and Seeds.
  • Ex: Cherry, Strawberry, Tomato, Pea, Bean, Corn, Pumpkin, Nut, Cereal, Courgette.
  • Harvesting on Fruit days allows fruits and seeds to have a better storage quality.
  • Leaf plants should be harvested in  Flower days (orFruit days).
  • Beekeeping: Fruit days stimulate the collection of nectar. Bees are also supposed to be more gentle these days.

Root days  (Earth Element)

  • Best time to sow, transplant and cultivate Root plants and Root vegetables.
  • Ex: Carrot, Turnip, but also Potato, Beet-root, Garlic, Onion, Leek.
  • Crop should be stored in Root days.
  • Beekeeping: Bees should be encouraged to build more comb.

Flower days  (Air Element)

  • It is the appropriate time to sow, transplant, cultivate and harvest Flower plants or herbs used for medicinal purposes.
  • Flowers, if cut in these days, have a more intense scent and endure longer.
  • Leaf plants  should be harvested in these Flower days.
  • Beekeeping: Flower days stimulate brood activity and colony development. Bees are also supposed to be more gentle these days.

Phases of the Moon

New Moon

  • "Black Day":
  • Time to rest, celebrate and meditate
  • especially if Solar Eclipse

Waxing Crescent

  • Sow/Plant:
  • Above ground annuals, especiallyLeaf plants
  • also Cereals, Herbs, Cucumbers
  • Mow lawns(to increase growth)
  • Graft & Prune(to increase growth)

Waxing Gibbous

  • Sow/Plant:
  • Above ground annuals, especiallyFruit plants
  • also Cereals and Flowers
  • Mow lawns(to increase growth)
  • Graft & Prune(to increase growth)

Full Moon

  • "Black Day":
  • Time to rest, celebrate and meditate
  • especially if Lunar Eclipse

Waning Gibbous

  • Sow/Plant:
  • Above ground annuals, especiallyRoot plants
  • also trees, shrubs and perennials
  • Harvest all crops
  • Fertilize, Transplant
  • Mow lawns(to reduce growth)

Waning Crescent

  • Barren phase:
  • Time to rest. Avoid seed sowing
  • Harvest and store crops
  • Destroy weed
  • Fertilize, Transplant
  • Mow lawns and prune(to reduce growth)