Lunar calendar for gardeners and gardeners for May 2024

Lunar calendar for gardeners and gardeners for May 2024

The sowing calendar will tell you what and when is best to do on your plot of land so that all the vegetables and plants are juicy and fertile.

In the last month of spring, all owners take a responsible approach to the days when they need to plant their garden. The list of works is quite large, but if you focus on the phases of the , the time spent on the site will be more productive.  Most vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers are planted in May, and previously planted crops are fertilized and fed. If you have a garden, then this month you need to carry out sanitary pruning of trees, propagate a flower bed or replant flowers that have already bloomed.

As you already know, there is significantly more work than in other spring months, and the lunar sowing calendar for May 2024 will help you plan all the necessary procedures correctly. He will tell you the harvest dates for sowing, and indicate the unlucky days for working in the garden plot. After all, a large harvest depends not only on a skillful owner and diligent maintenance of the land, but also on favorable weather conditions and phases of the .

For example, on and after the New is an unfavorable period for any work in the garden. Also, you should not replant or plant crops during the Full Moon. The best period for planting is considered to be the waxing moon phase. All earthly energy will increase,  and with it will come active growth, formation and rise  seedlings and seeds.


Moon phases in May 2023.

Phase Activity days
🌒 Waxing Moon May 9-22
🌕 Full Moon May 23 (16:53 Kyiv time)
🌘 Waning Moon Two periods: the first from May 1 to 7, the second from May 24 to 31
🌑 New Moon May 8 (6:21 Kyiv time)
🌑 Lunar eclipse no
🌕 not expected


Successful dates for planting vegetables and trees in May 2024.

Name of plants Dates for sowing/planting
Carrots and beets 12, 13, 17, 18, 21-23, 27 May
Cabbage 12-14, 21-23, 27, 31 May
Cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers 12-14, 25, 31 May
Zucchini, pumpkin 12-14, 25, 31 May
Radishes 12, 13, 17,18, 27, 31 May
Onions and garlic 12, 13, 17, 18, 21-23, 25, 27 May
Parsley, dill and other herbs 12, 13, 31 May
Annual flowers 110, 11, 17, 18, 19 May
Fruit trees 12-14, 17, 18, 25, 27 May
Beans 10, 11, 27 May
Eggplant 12, 13, 17, 18, 21-23, 25, 27 May


And on these days of May it is better not to go to land plots, they are unfavorable for any work: 6, 8, 15, 23-24, as well as May 28, 2024.


Important dates in the month:


In the first days of May 1st and 2nd, feel free to take care of the area - trim dry branches, remove weeds, mow the lawn. During this period, the plants will quickly renew themselves. But it costs nothing to sow.

May 6-9 - New Moon period. It is strictly not recommended to work with plants and vegetables. During this calendar period, it is only permissible to dig up the soil. You can prepare inventory for subsequent work.

Pay attention to May 10-13 - if you plant on these days, there will be a good harvest of not only vegetables, but also bushes, flowers, berries and grapes. Also, May days are suitable for transplanting seedlings. Watering will bring more benefits, but it is better not to mess with chemicals.

May 22-24 - during this period the mysterious Full Moon will set its own rules. The sowing calendar advises postponing work with plants to a more favorable time.

But May 29-31 are wonderful days to start fighting various pests and beetles, annoying weeds and pathogens. All the chemistry will show simply amazing results. We advise you to either hill up the potatoes, or take care of your own garden, where bushes and trees grow. These are also good dates for planting roses.

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