I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again—I was Caren’s customer for years before Gardening by the Moon was my job. I would never be making or selling the calendar if I didn’t believe in it so much from the beginning. Gardening by the Moon, as Maxx and I inherited it, was already the best planting by the signs calendar or lunar almanac available by my estimation, or I would not have wanted to buy it—not that we’ve been content to rest on Caren’s laurels!
I don’t make this assertion from nothing—before settling on Gardening by the Moon as a customer, I tried different almanacs and moon calendars and while they all have different strengths, ours combines accuracy, thoroughness, and ease-of-use.
Some almanacs contain information besides moon planting information, and in fact I buy one of them each year for their long-range weather forecast, so I don’t write this to say the other publications aren’t good or can’t offer anything. But I believe firmly that Gardening by the Moon is the best calendar or almanac for gardeners in print today, and offers the best bang for your buck, by having the most complete, accurate, and easy to interpret information of any lunar almanac currently in print in the US or Canada. I have no wish to start fights online, so while I did look through my collection of old moon calendars and almanacs while writing this, I will not be naming any of them or using identifiable photographs.