Best Days in January 2014 Below are the best days for activities, based on the Moon's sign and phase in January.
For Planting: Above ground crops: 5, 6, 14, 15 Below ground crops: 24, 25Prune to discourage growth 26, 27 Prune to encourage growth 7, 8 Graft or pollinate 14, 15 Destroy pests and weeds 7, 8 Cut hay 7, 8 For Setting Eggs: 11, 12, 20–22 For Fishing: 1–15, 30, 31 Have dental care 19, 20 Slaughter livestock 24, 25 Breed animals 24, 25 Wean animals or children 19, 24 Can, pickle, Freeze or Preserve 24, 25
Moon Folklore: A bright first Moon promises rain and a bountiful harvest; a red-tinted Moon means a dry year. A growing Moon and a flowing tide are lucky times to marry. A halo around the Moon predicts wet or stormy weather.
Full Moon Names January is the month of the Full Wolf Moon. It appeared when wolves howled in hunger outside the villages. It is also known as the Old Moon. To some Native American tribes, this was the Snow Moon, but most applied that name to the next full Moon, in February.
New Moon: January 1, 6:14 A.M. First Quarter: January 7, 10:39 P.M. Full Moon: January 15, 11:52 P.M. Last Quarter: January 24, 12:19 A.M. New Moon: January 30, 4:39 P.M.