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Strawberry Moon (June Full Moon)

The full moon of June is called Strawberry Full Moon, because in this month the fruit of this plant in Northern America ripens. The Seneca, an indigenous North American tribe, suggest that the strawberry represents rebirth since they are the first fruit to ripen and soon other fruits would appear too so it was the start […]

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Flower Moon (May Full Moon)

The full moon of May is called Flower Moon from Native American traditions. May is typically an abundant time in terms of flowers in the Northern Hemisphere. Everywhere you look flowers are in full bloom or new flowers wait to burst open any moment, trees are covered in lush foliage. The tree in my garden that […]

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Pink Moon (April Full Moon)

The full moon of April is called Pink Moon by the Native Americans because the herb moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring would make an appearance during April. Pink Phlox has the symbolic meaning hope of new friendship. Pink is also the secondary colour for […]

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Worm Moon (March Full Moon)

March is the time in North America when the earth begins to warm with the spring sunshine, the ground softens and the earthworm gets busy reading the earth for the spring growth that will follow. The Native Americans named the full moon of this time as Worm Moon. The Earthworm symbolises that this month is […]

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Snow Moon (February Full Moon)

February is the month of the Snow Moon. It was the time when the Snowfall in North America was at the heaviest making hunting difficult so also it was often also called Hunger Moon by the Native American tribes who used moon phases and cycles to keep track of the seasons. We generally spend more time indoors and nature seems to […]

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Wolf Full Moon (January Full Moon)

Native American tribes used moon phases and cycles to keep track of the seasons by giving a distinctive name to each recurring full moon. January is the month of the Wolf Moon. It appeared when wolves howled outside the villages during these lean months. The wolf is a extremely resourceful creature, bringing forth instinct, intelligence, […]

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