As the period for a novel Moon comes, its gravity gets waters up, inducing the sustenance of roots and leaves. That'sa natural and vital moment. It brings harmony and balance. As you have already guessed, this is the conducive time for seed planting. You should plant lettuce, cabbage, grain crops and so on. Cucumbers can be planted while this period as well, tough this time they will be an exception from the rules.
As the quarter number two lasts, its affection lessens. Nevertheless, the light of the Moon is strong enough to create powerful leaf of growth. Prior two days of the full moon phase, it is advised to plant beans, melons and tomatoes as this period is particularly beneficial. Their growth during this phase will be utterly great. You should keep these things in your memory, if you desire fine outcomes of your planting works.
It goes without saying that in the period of decrease, the energies of the Moon sink. Notwithstanding, the gravity is highly productive for additional moisture. The moonlight loses its might, giving all energies to the roots. It would be perfect for carrots, potatoes and peanuts. When the third quarter comes up (time of Scorpio), it would be good to do the pruning.
Finally, the fourth and the last period, or quarter, has very little energy. The resourcefulness of this heaven body almost loses its powers and consequently, this time is for rest. It's also a conducive time for cultivation, harvesting, pruning and transplantation.
Be watchful with these periods, so that you always knew what to plant and do when their time comes. Thus, you will be capable to await the finest outcomes.