Full Moon Dates
New Moon Dates
(also known as Storm moon, Hunger Moon. Red and Cleansing Moon, Quickening Moon)
A time of dormancy when activity is low-key.
(also called Seed moon, Moon of the Winds, Worm Moon, Sap Moon)
Time of Blustery weather, "in like a lion, out like a lamb" Time of Spring Equinox
( Also known as Planter's Moon Pink Moon, Grass Moon, Eastermonath, Eostre Moon)
Time of planting and budding of new growth.
( Also known as Dyad moon, Flower Moon, Joy Moon, Bright Moon)
The sacred animal was associated in Roman legends
with springtime and fertility.
(Also known as Moon of Horses, Strong Sun Moon, Lover's Moon, Honey Moon)
During late June and most of July the meadows,
or meads, were mowed for hay. Time of Summer Solstice
( Also Known as Wort Moon, Moon of Claiming, Moon of Blood, Blessing Moon)
When the sun was in Leo, the worts (from the Anglo-Saxon wyrt plant)
were gathered to be dried and stored.
Corn or Barley Moon
(Also known as Dispute Moon, Moon when Cherry turns Black)
Persephone, virgin Goddess of rebirth,
carries a sheaf of barley as a symbol of the harvest.
(Also known as Wine Moon, Singing Moon, Moon when Deer pawed the Earth)
Harvest of crops took place for the coming winter months. Time of Fall Equinox Libra's full moon occasionally became the Wine Moon
when a grape harvest was expected to produce a superior vintage.
(Also Known as Harvest Moon, Shedding Moon, Falling Leaf Moon)
Marking the season when domestic animals were sacrificed for winter provisions. Scorpio heralds the dark season
when the sun is at it's lowest and the first snows fly.
(Also Known as Dark Moon, Fog Moon, Beaver Moon, Mad Moon)
The sacred tree of the Druids and the Roman God Jupiter
is most noble as it withstands winter storms.
(Also known as, Oak Moon, Wolf Moon, Moon of Long Nights, Moon before Yule)
The time of Winter Solstice, A time of rest and rebirth for the land and the people.
The Blue Moon
A Blue Moon occurs when the moon with its 28 day cycle,
appears twice within the same calendar month,
due to that month's 31 day duration.
Many consider the Blue Moon to be a goal moon
where you set specific goals for yourself.
The Black Moon
A Black Moon occurs when there are two dark cycles of the moon
in any given calendar month.
It is believed that the second dark moon of a time of great power
within the spiritual world and any magick worked during this time
is especially powerful.
Lady Tia's Celtic Home
Celtic Lunar Zodiac