June’s Sun Moon

Strong Sun Moon, Dyad Moon, Lovers Moon, Mead Moon, Honey Moon, Rose Moon, Strawberry Moon, Moon of Horses, Aerra Litha (Before Lithia), Brachmanoth (Break Month), Seremonath (Dry Month) In the Pacific Northwest, June’s Full Moon arrives on June 23 at 3:32 am (Pacific Time). The days are long and the earth is bountiful with flowers and the first fruits.  EnjoyContinue reading “June’s Sun Moon”

May’s Flower Moon

Flower Moon, Hare Moon, Merry Moon, Dyad Moon, Bright Moon, Frogs Return Moon, Sproutkale, Planting Moon, Thrimilcmonath (Thrice-Milk Month), Winnemanoth (Joy Month) In the Pacific Northwest, May’s Full Moon arrives on May 24 at 8:25pm (Pacific Time). Now that the weather is warming up, this is the time for planting.  Put the fertility of spring to good useContinue reading “May’s Flower Moon”

April – Wind Moon

Pagan: Wind Moon, Seed Moon, Planting Moon, Seed Moon, Growing Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac:  Pink Moon, Hare Moon, Sprouting Grass Moon, Egg Moon, Fish Moon In the Pacific Northwest, April’s Full Moon arrives on April 25 at 11:57 am (PST). Nature Spirits: faeries Herbs: basil, chives, dragon’s blood, geranium, thistle Colors: crimson red, goldContinue reading “April – Wind Moon”

March – Storm Moon

Pagan: Storm Moon, Chaste Moon, Plow Moon, Seed Moon, Crow Moon, Lenting/Lenten Moon, Faery Moon, Crust Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac:  Worm Moon, Sap Moon In the Pacific Northwest, March’s Full Moon arrives on March 27 at 1:27 am (PST). Nature Spirits: Air and water beings, connected with spring rains and storms Herbs: High JohnContinue reading “March – Storm Moon”

February – Quickening Moon

Pagan: Quickening Moon, Snow Moon, Storm Moon, Ice Moon, Big Winter Moon, Horning Moon, Hunger Moon, Wild Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac:  Snow Moon In the Pacific Northwest, February’s Full Moon arrives on February 25 at 12:26 pm (PST). Nature Spirits: house faeries, both of the home itself and of house plants Herbs: balm of Gilead, hyssop, myrrh,Continue reading “February – Quickening Moon”

January – Cold Moon

Pagan: Cold Moon, Wolf Moon, Chaste Moon, Quiet Moon, Snow Moon, Ice Moon, Storm Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac:  Wolf Moon, Hunger Moon, Snow Moon, Old Moon In the Pacific Northwest, the first Full Moon of 2013 arrives on January 26th at 8:38pm (PST). Nature Spirits: gnomes, brownies Herbs: marjoram, holy thistle, nuts, conesContinue reading “January – Cold Moon”

December – Long Nights Moon

Pagan: Oak Moon, Long Nights Moon, Cold Moon, Wolf Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac: Long Nights Moon, Cold Moon In the Pacific Northwest, December’s Full Moon arrives on December 28 at 2:21 am (PST). Nature Spirits: snow faeries, storm faeries, winter tree faeries Herbs: holly, English ivy, fir, mistletoe Colors: red, white and black Flowers: holly,Continue reading “December – Long Nights Moon”

November – Mourning Moon

Pagan: Mourning Moon, Dark Moon, Snow Moon, Fog Moon, Storm Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac:  Beaver Moon, Oak Moon, Frosty Moon In the Pacific Northwest, November’s Full Moon arrives on November 28 at 6:46 am (PST). Nature Spirits: subterranean faeries Herbs: grains of paradise, verbena, betony, borage, cinquefoil, blessed thistle Colors: gray, sea-green Flowers:Continue reading “November – Mourning Moon”

October – Blood Moon

Pagan: Blood Moon, Hunters’ Moon, Shedding Moon, Falling Leaf Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac:  Harvest Moon, Sanguine Moon In the Pacific Northwest, October’s Full Moon arrives on October 29 at 11:50 am. Nature Spirits: frost faeries, plant faeries Herbs: pennyroyal, thyme, catnip, uva ursi, angelica, burdock Colors: dark blue-green Flowers: calendula, marigold, cosmos Scents:Continue reading “October – Blood Moon”