What’s your sign?
The Old Farmer’s Almanac links astrological signs to gardening styles
Admit it. At least every once in a while you read your horoscope. But what you’ve probably never considered is what your astrological sign says about your gardening style.
Curious? Well, check out these excerpts from the 2009 edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac (it also has in-depth gardening profiles):
Aries (March 21 to April 20)
You are a fiery, energetic and quick individual who likes spicy, invigorating plants and foods.
Taurus (April 21 to May 20)
Carrots, beets, potatoes and turnips appeal to you and flourish under your care.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20)
Dill, calendula, caraway and parsley make your heart dance.
Cancer (June 21 to July 22)
Nutritious plants, such as sweet potatoes, are near and dear to your heart.
Leo (July 23 to Aug. 22)
Jerusalem artichokes and sunflowers match your sunny disposition.
Virgo (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)
Potatoes are a favorite of yours, as are corn and many varieties of winter squashes.
Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22)
Pansies and nasturtiums appear in your salads and roses and lilies adorn your dinner table.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 22)
Snap peas or lettuce grace your garden. Tomatoes appeal to you for the color red and eggplants for their affinity with purple.
Sagittarius (Nov. 23 to Dec. 21)
Azaleas, rhododendrons, giant sunflowers and rosemary tantalize your soul.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)
You create formal plantings of tulips and daffodils in the spring.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 19)
You favor easy-care plants, like pumpkins and squashes.
Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 20)
Cucumbers, melons and summer squashes appeal to your watery nature.