April moon gardening

Aries lunation 1st New moon Dream plan. 3rd – 10th Waxing crescent Sew crops that develop below ground, potatoes, parsnips, carrots, radish, beetroot. 10- 16th waxing gibbous Sew crops that develop above ground lettuce, salad, cucumber, tomatoes & chillies, Peas, leeks, spinach, sprouts, pak choi, onions, chard, parsley & chives And annual flowers. Saturday 16th Read more about April moon gardening[…]

Vernal Equinox – Ostara

The time of the year equivalent to 6am The liminal space as we wake from winter sleep The full moon rises high above me. as cloud tips are blushed pink by the setting sun. And Branch tips bud all around us.A frog croaks gloriously. Later, our first garden fire of the year sends sparks up Read more about Vernal Equinox – Ostara[…]

jīngzhé – hibernating insects awaken

Earth aerated Jīngzhé, 惊蛰, is the 3rd of the 24 solar terms (節氣) in the traditional Chinese calendars. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial longitude of 345° and ends when it reaches the longitude of 360°. More often, it refers to the day when the Sun is exactly at a celestial longitude of 345°. In the Gregorian calendar, it usually Read more about jīngzhé – hibernating insects awaken[…]

March

1st St David’s day Wales 1st Shrove Tuesday Pancake day 2nd Ash Wednesday Lent Spring clean  2nd New Moon in Pisces – Pisces new moonDreams, liminality, the place between sleep and waking. The time of reawakening, stirring out of hibernation bringing the dreams of winter to the shore of consciousness. The final sign of the zodiac, Read more about March[…]