Did you know that every full moon has a name? June’s full moon is called the Strawberry Moon. Early Native American tribes are to thank for christening the moons. Naming each moon of the month helped people who didn’t use the 365-day calendar to keep track of time. The moons are typically named based on […]
This year, stargazers and selenophiles are being treated to a rare, powerful lunar eclipse during May’s Flower Moon, turning it into a Blood Moon. Learn all about the May 2022 lunar eclipse, when to watch it, and how that energy can be used to amplify your full-moon rituals. What Is a Blood Moon? Simply put, […]
Every month has at least one full moon, and each full moon has a name. Early Native American tribes christened the moons to reflect the season, whether that was in the form of the weather, flora, fauna, or tribe’s activities such as hunting or harvesting. The Pink Moon is also sometimes referred to as the […]
The Worm Moon falls in March. It comes after the Snow Moon in the last grasp of winter and the Pink Moon in April when spring is in full bloom.
The Snow Moon falls in February. It comes after the Wolf Moon that starts the year’s full moon cycle and the Worm Moon that arrives with spring.
The Wolf Moon falls in January and is welcomed as the first full moon of the new year. It comes after the Cold Moon, which falls near the winter solstice, and the Snow Moon, which occurs in the harshest period of the season.
Every month has at least one full moon, and each moon has a name. Early Native American tribes christened each moon based on the seasons. Some moons reflect the active fauna or blooming flora, while others reference tribal activities such as the harvest season. December’s full moon is commonly called the Cold Moon or the […]
As a general rule, each calendar month has one full moon. In the rare cases when a second full moon occurs in the same month, that moon is called a blue moon. September, for example, has a blue moon once every three years. In 2022, there will be twelve full moons, which means we won’t […]
Every month has at least one full moon, and each moon has a name. Early Native American tribes named the moons based on the seasons. This could include flora in bloom at that time of the year, animals that are active, or the tribe’s activities such as hunting or harvesting. The Beaver Moon is also […]
There’s nothing quite like the site of a full Hunter’s Moon rising in the chilly October sky. Naming the full moon of each month goes back to the early Native American tribes, who chose each denomination based on the seasons and what they yielded or what they represented. The Hunter’s Moon is also sometimes referred […]