You will probably have heard about the concept of planting by the moon, using its gravitational force to water your veges and get them growing big root systems to ensure a big harvest. The Maori calendar is known as Maramataka and it turns out there’s a lot more to it than the garden. Ayla Hoeta is a student of Maramataka and writes the monthly update for the Spinoff. You can find a Maramataka dial here to apply it to where you live.
30 Mar 2020