Full Corn Planting Moon

Tonight’s May full moon is known, like other months’ full moons, by several names. It is sometimes known as the Full Flower Moon since in most areas of the country flowers are abundant. It is also known as the Milk Moon. Being a gardener, my favorite name is the Full Corn Planting Moon. There is … Continue reading Full Corn Planting Moon

Moon Planting and Moon Sailing

April and May both have the Full Moon name of the Planting Moon in some regions. There are a number of beliefs about how plants will grow depending on when you plant. I wrote earlier about how planting by the New Moon will affect your crops. This month’s New Moon is tonight/tomorrow, so you might want … Continue reading Moon Planting and Moon Sailing

Spring Planting Under the New Moon

I did no spring planting until today. Today is the New Moon and the melted snow, spring rain and warmer days probably has many of us outside planting or preparing for planting this weekend. If planting and Moon lore mix together for you, then you may have been observing the unscientific but ancient tradition of … Continue reading Spring Planting Under the New Moon

A Corn Planting Full Moon for May

The May Full Moon is tonight and you have your pick of many names for it. It has been called the Hare Moon, Merry or Dyad Moon, Fright Moon, Flower Moon, Frogs Return Moon, Thrimilcmonath (Thrice-Milk Month), Sproutkale, Winnemonoth (Joy Month), Planting Moon, and Moon When the Ponies Shed. This is the third full moon … Continue reading A Corn Planting Full Moon for May

Planting By The Egg Moon

April’s Full Moon, which occurs tonight for 2011, is known as Chaste Moon, Growing Moon, Hare Moon, Maiden Moon, and Planting Moon. Days began getting longer, the air and ground is warming up and people may be a bit warmer too as they shake off winter. This moon has been long associated with the return … Continue reading Planting By The Egg Moon

The Little Spirit Moon Shines on the Red Road

Tonight, the December Full Moon will be full in my part of the world at 11:08 p.m. For other places, it will be officially full in the early morning of December 8. This month’s Full Moon is often called the rather dull and generic Cold Moon. December is when winter really begins in most of … Continue reading The Little Spirit Moon Shines on the Red Road