Moon gazing: Claire’s Gardening with the Moon in April, the Solar Eclipse and the Full Growing Moon
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Moon gazing: Claire’s Gardening with the Moon in April, the Solar Eclipse and the Full Growing Moon

April is usually one of the busiest months in the garden. To avoid that feeling of overwhelm with all that needs to be done I’ve found that planning tasks around the Moon rhythms can really help me to organise myself. The Solar Eclipse always happens at the new Moon: 8th April 2024 The UK will…

Moon Gazing: Gardening with the Moon in March
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Moon Gazing: Gardening with the Moon in March

March is the month when we can really start to manifest our garden dreams. The days are getting noticeably longer, and the air and soil temperatures are starting to warm up. The Spring Equinox is on 20 March 2024. The day when day and night are of equal duration and you should gather your friends…

Moon Gazing: Gardening with the Moon in February
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Moon Gazing: Gardening with the Moon in February

Have you ever noticed how many of our early wildflowers making an appearance after Imbolc are pale in colour? Think of the white snowdrops and the pale-yellow hazel catkins. It’s as if these flowers are quietly announcing nature’s first stirrings, and the gentle return of the light before we get the brighter coloured flowers of…

Moon gazing: Introducing Claire’s Gardening with the Moon
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Moon gazing: Introducing Claire’s Gardening with the Moon

This blog is published at the 2023 Winter Solstice and in the Northern Hemisphere this is when Winter starts, when we have the shortest days and the longest night. Not long after that, the Moon reaches fullness just after midnight on the 26th December – at 00:33 on 27th December. The December Full Moon is…

Moon Gazing and Gardening by the Moon in October 2023
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Moon Gazing and Gardening by the Moon in October 2023

Full Moon Moments: Hunter’s Moon and Seed Fall Moon The names for this Full Moon relate to the preparations for winter in the Northern Hemisphere and, since all endings contain the seeds of the next cycle, there are essential preparations for Spring. Hunter’s Moon is the Anglo-Saxon name for this Full Moon as this is…