Ash Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic tree calendar Ash

In ancient Europe, the winter’s ice began to thaw during the Celtic Month of Ash Moon. People ventured out of their homes and villages for the first time since the darkening days of late autumn. It is perhaps for this reason that this month is linked with journeys of all Kinds. Energy directed now should … Read moreAsh Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Rowan Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic tree calendar Rowan

This point in the agricultural calendar is marked by the ploughing of the soil to allow it to prepare for the seed, and any energy work performed now is all about groundwork. The surface of the earth appears barren, but the life force is stirring beneath. Ask yourself what you need to prepare in order … Read moreRowan Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Elder Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic tree calendar Elder

The Elder Moon is the last month in the cycle of the 13 Celtic months, and it indicates the renewal of energy and the continuous journey of the soul towards greater happiness and understanding. The Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night, occurs during the Elder Moon, and offers the chance to focus on … Read moreElder Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Reed Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic tree calendar reed

The celebration of Samhain, now known as Halloween, occurs during the Reed Moon. To the Celts this month hailed the end of the year, a time to cull the livestock and to connect with ancestors. All around the world festivals that honour the dead are celebrated. During the Reed Moon, light a candle for loved … Read moreReed Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Ivy Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic Ivy Moon

The Ivy Moon coincides with the end of the harvest season when successes and losses must be accounted for. In ancient times, intoxicating ale was brewed from ivy and was used to induce visions of the battlefield. The plant teaches us that restrictions are necessary to help us hone our skills. During this month remember … Read moreIvy Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Vine Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic Vine Moon

The Autumn Equinox, when night and day are equal length, occurs during the month of the Vine Moon and will help you to realign your energy to prepare for the dark half of the year. This is a time to value input from others because collaborative work brings insights and networks that are made under … Read moreVine Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Hazel Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic Hazel Moon

The Celtic name for the hazel tree is ‘coll’ meaning ‘nine’, and the Hazel Moon is the ninth month of the Celtic Tree Calendar. A myth tells how nine nuts of wisdom fell from the hazel tree into a river where a magical salmon ate them. The salmon became the most prized catch of all … Read moreHazel Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Holly Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar

Celtic holly moon

The eighth Celtic Moon month sees in the start of the waning of the days. The power of the Sun is transferred to the Earth, highlighting our practical needs and desires. The Celtic fire festival of Lammas begins the harvest on 1st August. Thus, the month of the Holly Moon is a time to give … Read moreHolly Moon: Celtic Tree Calendar