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Well, here we are officially in spring. Let’s take a look at the horoscopes for April 2023 in this context. Gardeners and farmers alike will be dusting off their tools and getting reacquainted with Mother Earth. We are also approaching another period of apparent retrograde motion from planet Mercury.
If you’re a gardener, ideal planting days for above-ground crops are the 25th & 26th with the 2nd, 3rd, 21st & 22nd placing a close second. Below-ground crops could be sown on the 7th, 8th, 16th or 17th. Of course, it’s a good idea to check your locality to see which crops can tolerate a frost and the average last date of frost.
For those concerned about Mercury retrograde, let’s remember first that Mercury isn’t physically traveling backwards but it will appear to be doing so from April 21st through May 14th. During this period it’s best to re-do or re-work projects that are already on the desk. It provides a unique opportunity to see things in a different light and may account for some valuable insights. However, our normal checks and balances are often out to lunch so leave major decisions and purchases until after Mercury is traveling direct again if possible.
We are presently working our way towards a Full Moon on the 6th at 12:34 AM (EDT). The New Moon occurs on the 20th at 12:13 AM (EDT).
April Horoscope for Your Zodiac Sign
Aries (March 21–April 20)
An idea to increase your income is yours on the 8th. Looking deep within on the 23rd can provide you with some personal insights about patterns that are holding you back. Intuition is particularly strong on the 29th.
Taurus (April 21–May 20)
A really good time could be had with your friends on the 7th. A positive change on the 11th will bring more satisfaction into your career. You may notice an increase in personal energy after the 19th.
Gemini (May 21–June 20)
A dream could have a significant message for you on the 5th. Bargains can be found on the 8th. There are possibilities for uniquely positive insights on the 23rd.
Cancer (June 21–July 22)
Pick an easy or routine job for the 6th as emotions are likely to be running high. Fixing a minor detail on the 10th could bring benefits to your career. Friends become more important after the 19th.
Leo (July 23–August 22)
Travel beckons and could be quite fun on the 11th. Be careful to avoid an argument with others on the 20th. An investment idea is yours on the 25th.
Virgo (August 23–September 22)
Much could be resolved in a discussion with your significant other on the 5th. Friends provide you with a good tip on the 8th. Get together with friends on the 23rd for some interesting conversation.
Libra (September 23–October 22)
A dream may provide you with an investment idea on the 7th. Friends and family beckon you to travel on the 11th. Don’t let others’ negativity get you down on the 14th.
Scorpio (October 23–November 22)
Going out with your mate on the 8th can lead to a very good time. Be careful not to argue with authority figures on the 20th. Some deep issues could be resolved with paper and pencil on the 23rd.
Sagittarius (November 23–December 21)
Folks are likely to see things your way on the 9th & the 10th. You have a powerful presence on the 11th, especially in the afternoon and evening. Work may become more important to you after the 19th.
Capricorn (December 22–January 19)
Communication has become more important to you and you may find writing to be easier now. You are especially creative on the 5th. Don’t let others’ attitudes on the job get you down on the 14th.
Aquarius (January 20–February 19)
Past work could pay current dividends on the 5th. The desire to stay home becomes stronger after the 19th. Intuition is particularly strong on the 29th.
Pisces (February 20–March 20)
You are full of creativity and the ability to express it on the 7th. If you desire it, you could be the life of the party on the 15th. Communication comes more easily to you after the 19th.