Find out what the stars have in store for you with this forecast from Milton Black, plus what to plant according to your sign!
ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 20
Jupiter, planet of development and expansion, will focus on important matters related to travel, contact with people abroad, legals, imports, exports, study and expanding your business interests and horizons further afield.
Personal family choices, career ambitions and long-term business developments are assured, and you may gain many new responsibilities.
Expect a busy year around your home, refurbishing and entertaining. Something quite unexpected concerning the family environment could amaze you.
Best months for opportunities are January, April, May, August and December – you may be greeted with a nice surprise. With Uranus in Taurus, this is a whopping year for things happening suddenly or unexpectedly, so be prepared for a thrilling cycle of change, luck and variety.
Bring magic, vitality and compatibility to your garden to keep you in balance. Plant vivid red flowers: rhododendron, begonia, bottlebrush and geranium.
TAURUS APRIL 21-MAY 21
Money will be your prime goal in 2019, an excellent year for investment, loans, extending credit, buying, selling and trading.
Home and security, and joint finances, are utmost in your mind and you may decide to invest in real estate and property.
You are commencing an important development cycle and, by the end of this year, you will be thrilled with the exciting changes in your destiny.
During the last four months of 2019, expect the tempo of your daily routine to increase and your whole life will positively open and your family achievements will be enormous.
Life is certainly going to be different from this year onwards and others will notice a major change in your personality as you break away from the past and encounter a new you.
Improve your spiritual harmony in your garden with flowers, orange and rich bronze in colour. Plant Floribunda roses, bird of paradise and hibiscus.
GEMINI MAY 22-JUNE 21
Wonderful, loving Venus will transit Aquarius, Aries, Leo, Gemini and Libra in the months of March, April, May, June, August, September and October, influencing your routine, family, emotional experiences, romance and love affairs, social activities and gettogethers with those you love.
During this year your relationship or marriage will encounter a period of happiness and good fortune.
Singles will attract a partner of their dreams, who is balanced, gentle, calm and sensitive, with the view of making a permanent commitment.
Lucky Jupiter will cement all legal, business and personal matters in a very positive way throughout 2019. Serious thought will be given regarding travel to distant places with your partner and a big decision regarding your personal and family life will be made regarding migration or resettlement.
To improve your luck and happiness, plant in your garden: gerbera, red and yellow variegated daisies, canna lily, impatiens and roses.
CANCER JUNE 22-JULY 23
Lucky Jupiter will influence an expansion and improvement that will affect your home and daily routine.
Satisfying working conditions, extra assistance and cooperation from staff and business associates will be noticeable. Many financial rewards and satisfaction will appear to you in the months of April, July, October and December.
Expect a year of cooperation and achievement in career, home matters and relationships. Rewards and satisfaction come through being in the right place at the right time. You are ready to take on more responsibility at a moment’s notice and you will encounter people who will support you in your endeavours.
Children may excite you with good news or their advanced development through education or career. Put your worries to rest as 2019 will offer you many new directions and better facilities to reach your goals.
Bring peace, happiness, love and togetherness into your home by planting: hydrangea, hyacinths, delphinium, iris and bellflower.
LEO JULY 24-AUGUST 23
Lady luck should smile upon you in 2019 and you may have a degree of good fortune through speculation, the stock market, investment, real estate, business or career.
Your attraction to entertainment, music, art, theatre and group activities during the months of January, February, March, June, August and November may bring you recognition and achievement.
You could also be in the spotlight regarding group or club activities.
Cultivate your creative talents and show everyone what you are made of; others will be impressed by your leadership and imaginative abilities.
Romance and family matters will be successful and happy, and a family member could announce surprising news of sporting success, an engagement, marriage or birth. Do not let an opportunity go by, for this is a year to achieve your most precious business, personal and family goals.
To boost your confidence and creativity, plant in your garden: sunflower, gladioli, banksia and proteas.
VIRGO AUGUST 24-SEPTEMBER 23
Expect to be overrun with house guests, family and relatives – you’ll have your hands full attending to home affairs. Matters concerning real estate and the domestic front, including building, renovations and landscaping, will keep you busy; definite improvements to your security will be noticeable.
Many important affairs can now be wound up or finalised and brought to a satisfactory conclusion. Travel for holidays and family reasons may take up some of your time and, with Saturn’s influence, you may become more disciplined regarding budgeted finances and securities.
Important news may have you in a spin during the months of February, March, April, September and October.
Stay cool and in control as your responsibilities increase. You or your partner may receive the odd windfall throughout 2019; luck seems to come to you suddenly and unexpectedly.
Perfect your Virgo garden with compatible soul flowers, plant colourful aster, azalea, orchid, dahlia, camellia and boronia.
LIBRA SEPTEMBER 24-OCTOBER 23
A year to broaden your outlook, expand your mental interests and induce a much happier, more optimistic state of mind. You won’t have two minutes to yourself – expect a sharp increase in travel, business contacts, phone calls, personal meetings, conferences, errands, debates, conferences and writing.
Matters involving family, close relatives, neighbours and work colleagues will take up much of your spare time. If you wish to purchase that expensive motor vehicle, this is the year your dreams are realised.
A connection with advertising, media, sales, marketing, teaching, training and education opens new doors for your future, especially in the months of March, May, June and October. Material possessions, resources, making money and gaining wealth are yours for the taking. Your partner and family will also share many of your accolades and happiness.
To boost your love life, personality and confidence, plant in your garden: marigolds, larkspur, tulip, bleeding heart and lotus.
SCORPIO OCTOBER 24-NOVEMBER 22
Your income, personal and family finances and possessions will grow throughout 2019. You may change banks, open a new savings account, receive a loan or inheritance, or accept a superannuation payout or an unexpected retrenchment package. Anything to do with money should be positive for you, and new opportunities to increase your assets will be made available to you.
A definite increase in financial affairs with improved sources of income will be noticeable, especially in February, April, May, June, October and November. Just remember it’s easy come, easy go, so watch your extravagance.
Family problems that stem from financial ties or restrictions can be resolved throughout 2019.
Travel and holidays bring you relaxation, happiness and joy. You may spend much of your spare time sprucing up your dwelling and playing with new gadgets and gardening equipment.
For your peace of mind, plant in your garden: ageratum, chrysanthemum, salvia and moss rose.
SAGITTARIUS NOVEMBER 23-DECEMBER 21
This is your problem-solving year, and during this superb cycle you will resolve many important issues regarding career direction, home and family matters, finances and sport.
Success and expansion are key notes throughout 2019, especially January, March, May, June, September and December.
A feeling of positive buoyancy and brighter spirits will assist you and your desires, and you can expect a big lift in your personal life and interests.
Contact with professional and well-to-do people will support and encourage you and much enjoyable travel can be expected with a partner or family.
It’s an ideal year to commence new beginnings, start anything new such as a project, idea, interest, activity, trend or condition. Your high energy level will aid your determination to get things done with the minimum of fuss, and you will not have time for dawdlers.
To enhance your personality, plant in your garden: narcissus, poinsettia, daffodil, freesias and kangaroo paw.
Check out these star predictions for your year ahead from Australia’s leading astrologer and psychic
CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22-JANUARY 20
Saturn’s influence will be given to private and confidential matters, hidden things, and activities that are carried out behind the scenes.
Career, family, personal relationships and financial security will be much on your mind, and all restrictiveness, underhandedness, intrigues and locks that have prevented you from proceeding ahead will now be conquered once and for all, and your capacity to pull off a job well done will be recognised.
A few family or personal mysteries and puzzles will be solved, and matters concerning health and medical issues may cross your path in some way.
Deep love and emotions pull you closer to those you care for, and some will commence a new love affair that is intense with compatibility. Interesting situations may arise in the months of February, March, April, June, September and December that concern your career, home and social life.
Enhance your intuition and awareness in gardening, plant: zinnia, carnation, magnolia and pansy.
AQUARIUS JANUARY 21-FEBRUARY 19
Jupiter will help expand your relationship with friends, associates and social acquaintances.
Much harmony can be gained through your connections with societies, fraternal groups, clubs, fellowship and gathering together with people for a common purpose.
Many of your hopes, wishes, aspirations and the things you long for may come your way during March, June, August, October and November.
Relationships feature strongly and, for those wishing to tie the knot, 2019 is your year. Outdoor interests, creative activities, entertainment, sport and travel will have you connecting with some wealthy and influential people.
Children feature throughout 2019 with success in study, career, real estate and transport. Don’t be surprised if you renew old acquaintances or attend a reunion or celebration that brings back memories and a touch of nostalgia.
Brighten your personality, by planting in your garden: gardenia, carpobrotus and nasturtium.
PISCES FEBRUARY 20-MARCH 20
Your profession, career, status, ambitions, worldly goals and activities should be pushed to the maximum. In 2019, with the aid of Uranus, expect many sudden and unexpected opportunities to come your way.
Much satisfaction, success and recognition is ahead and you may obtain a promotion, honour and fame. You can reach your peak and people of high position and power may take you under their wing and assist you with your goals.
This is a wonderful year to open a business, change your career direction, build your dream home or climb your ladder of success.
Do not discard any opportunity – 2019 brings you great success and an opportunity to lift yourself and your family to a higher and better standard of living, especially in the months of February, March, June, July, September and November. Home security is guaranteed.
To heighten your psyche, plant in your garden: sweet pea, cornflower and poppy.