Bountiful Garden February 25, 2013 by Shiva Rose Spring is approaching here in California which makes me want to start planting and nurturing our Great Mother. I realized the other day when digging with a stick, that i should really invest in some proper gardening tools. The ones I have always seem to disappear but this time I am going to place them in a proper shed. Here are a few necessities that I am coveting for my garden. Planting by the moon ☽ Above ground crops are best planted during the light of the moon (new to full). Below ground crops are best planted during the dark of the moon (from full to new again) Broccoli Beans Cabbage Cauliflower Carrots Onions Berries Spinach Kale 1) This blue Wheelbarrow just makes me happy looking at it. 2) This is a great Compost Pail to keep in the kitchen. 3) Wood handled gardening shears to trim those roses. 4) Patterned tools 6) Garden Tote for the tools.