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Shemitah, Chapter 23: Buying Flowers and Planters

Shemitah, Chapter 23: Buying Flowers and Planters

Are flowers grown in the shemitah year sacred? Can we buy them during shemitah? On planters and flowers during the shemitah year.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Appendix A: Shemitah Sanctity and Bi'ur times for Fruit

Shemitah, Appendix A: Shemitah Sanctity and Bi'ur times for Fruit

When does each kind of fruit have shemitah sanctity, and when is its' Bi'ut time?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Appendix B: Shemitah Sanctity, Sefichin, and Bi'ur for Grains, Legumes, and Seeds

Shemitah, Appendix B: Shemitah Sanctity, Sefichin, and Bi'ur for Grains, Legumes, and Seeds

When does each kind of produce have shemitah sanctity, and when is its' Bi'ut time?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Appendix C: Shemitah Sanctity and Sefichin for Vegetables – based on the Solar Calendar

Shemitah, Appendix C: Shemitah Sanctity and Sefichin for Vegetables – based on the Solar Calendar

When does each kind of vegetable have shemitah sanctity, and when is its' Bi'ut time?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Appendix D: Shemitah Sanctity for Herbs and Spices

Shemitah, Appendix D: Shemitah Sanctity for Herbs and Spices

When does each kind of herb and spice have shemitah sanctity, and when is its' Bi'ut time?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 1: Forbidden Melachot During the Shemitah Year

Shemitah, Chapter 1: Forbidden Melachot During the Shemitah Year

Overview of the forbidden and permitted melachot during the shemitah year: biblical, rabbinic, and the difference between them. Chapter 1 of "The Shemitah Consumer's Guide."
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 2: Where do the Laws of Shemitah Apply?

Shemitah, Chapter 2: Where do the Laws of Shemitah Apply?

Do the laws of shemitah apply to the planter hanging in my kitchen? An overview of areas where the laws of shemitah apply; chapter 2 of the Shemitah Consumer's Guide.
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 3: Shemitah Sanctity in Produce

Shemitah, Chapter 3: Shemitah Sanctity in Produce

An introduction to shemitah sanctity: when does produce have shemitah sanctity? How should such produce be handled?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 5: Determining Stage of Growth for Shemitah Sanctity

Shemitah, Chapter 5: Determining Stage of Growth for Shemitah Sanctity

Perennials and annuals growing during the sixth year, shemitah, or the eight year—what is the stage of growth that determines whether they have shemitah sanctity? Definitions and classifications. What about fragrant flowers?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah
Shemitah, Chapter 6: Laws of Crops Growing during Shemitah

Shemitah, Chapter 6: Laws of Crops Growing during Shemitah

Do I need to verbalize that my shemitah fruit are ownerless? Should I remove the fence around my garden? What if I'm concerned that people will ruin my garden? Can I give shemitah fruit to a non-Jew?
Rabbi Moshe Bloom Hilchot Shemitah