19th November

Welcome to the Eightfold Year. Every day a different painting will appear, along with moon phases, saints days, seasonal plants and other festive celebrations.

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Ritual at holy well, North Wales: Jamie Reid

Moon Phases, November 2015:
Last Quarter - November 3, 12:23
New Moon - November 11, 17:47
First Quarter - November 19, 06:27
Full Moon - November 25, 22:44

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CURRENT MOON

Saint's Day:
Raphael Kalinowski
Severinus, Exuperius, and Felician

Festival:
International Men's Day (Australia, Canada, Ghana, Hungary, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Malta, Singapore, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States)

World Toilet Day (World Toilet Organization)

Biodynamic Gardening Guide:

Moon in Capricorn: This is a Earth sign. It is a good time to sow Root plants like Garlic, Jerusalem Artichokes, but it would not be a good time to sow Flower plants*

Also on this day:

1095 – The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land, begins.

1881 – A colossal meteorite lands near the village of Grossliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.

1930 – Notorious Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow commit first robbery, the first of a large series of robberies and other criminal acts.

1943 – Nazis liquidate Janowska concentration camp in Lemberg (Lviv), western Ukraine, murdering at least 6,000 Jews after a failed uprising and mass escape attempt.

1969 – Football player Pelé scores his 1,000th professional goal.

1999 – Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.

* more information can be found on the Gardeners Calendar website here.