The Moon Planting Matrix Software
Customize to Your Exact Local Frost Free Dates
Customize your planting lists to your local climate with this lunar gardening software program. Settings for your local growing season, and preferred vegetable and fruit varieties
- Choose your frost dates, all time zones and DST, temperature, and units of measurement
- Shows best days for moon phase and astrological sign planting on a calendar
- Calendar format for general view, comprehensive list for planting specifics
- Includes cultivation information on 50 vegetables and flowers, with capability of editing, adding plants, storing notes and harvest records
- Planting lists you can print and take to the garden
- Choose to add succession planting dates and fall crops
- Try it free for 30 days, then purchase registration key to enable saving, printing
- Registration number will be processed within 24 hours
- Separate download for Southern Hemisphere, preset with July to June planting dates
- One year of moon phase and sign data included with the software.
- Shows the moon phase and sign for each day, in local time.
- Short phrases tell you what type of planting or activity is good for that sign.
- Click on the turquoise “Moon in…” bar to see lunar planting activities for that sign.
- You can add personal notes to the days by clicking on the date.
- Set up is easy and should take about 15 minutes.
- Enter your exact frost dates, time zone, preferences for daylight savings time, and units of measurement (12 or 24 hour clock, C or F, inches or metric).
- Choose to include earliest indoor seed starting dates.
- Click on Create Planting Lists and it will calculate the best planting dates for your garden
Three separate screens for plant characteristics, planting dates, and moon preference
- Comes with over fifty annual vegetable crops and flowers included.
- Shows plant characteristics such as preferred soil and air temperature, planting depth and spacing, and best moon sign and phase.
- Lists best lunar planting dates for planting inside, outside, or transplanting seedlings.
- Enter a date planted and calculate harvest window.
- Add, remove, copy or temporarily deactivate crops for your own garden needs.
- Store cultivation notes and harvest records.
Current Activities Screen
- This screen lists the garden tasks for the month and a planting list for the specified date range.
- Lists when a crop can be planted inside as seeds, directly in the ground, or transplanted as seedlings only, all on one screen.
- You can add, remove, deactivate or filter the activities to fit your garden.
- Print feature allows you to take the lists with you into the garden.
Special Version for Southern Hemisphere
- Has July to June (the following year) growing season and moon data
- Comes preset with Sydney Australia time zone and average frost dates, which can be customized to you local dates
- Click here for Southern Hemisphere download
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Choose PC or Mac platform from the free trial link. Download and save to your computer hard drive. Un-zip the file package. PC has a choice of Microsoft installer file. Save to Documents folder with read-write privileges. You may get a dialog asking you to confirm that the software is safe. You can be assured that our software is 100% safe to install.
After trying the program, return and purchase the registration for $30 annually. You will receive an e-mail with your user name (first and last) and valid registration number. (Please note this registration may take up to 24 hours). Copy this information exactly into the registration fields from the Preferences page.
You need to download a new version for each year, which will come fully loaded with new moon data and planting dates. Each version now needs a new registration number. If you have customized plants or data you want to save, make sure you export your data before installing the new version.
The moon data goes from July to June to cover their growing season. The time zone and units of measurement are set for Sydney, but can be changed. The moons grow from the left, not the right.
The current version is 188.8.131.52 with 2019 dates for Northern Hemisphere.
Southern Hemisphere is version 184.108.40.206 and has July 2019 to June 2020.
Sorry, not at this time, but maybe someday.