‘Gardening by the Moon’ calendar features advice as old as mankind

John Venman holds a copy of his calendar 2011 Gardening with the Moon which will help gardeners and landscapers see a more successful season with less work. It is available by mail or at his Venman’s Soil Alive storefront.

by BETH ALTENA Gardeners looking for ways to grow better vegetables and flowers with less work can turn to the night skies for help—or a locally produced publication. On the Internet, there are 11 million, 800 thousand references to gardening with the moon, and local landscape expert John Venman of Venman’s Landscape and Soil Alive, […]

Ancient practices outlined in new calendar

John Venman speaks to Rockford and Greenville garden clubs about his belief in the ancient practice of planting and landscaping by the phases of the moon.

People have done it for centuries, but nowadays talking about it might raise a few eyebrows. Rockford landscape expert John Venman is not only willing to talk about it, he’s again created a calendar that spells out when and why of planting and landscaping by the phases of the moon. Venman, of Venman’s Landscape and […]