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Naming the Moons
Many traditions have their own system
for naming the moons of the year;
here are a few such systems.

Wiccan Moons

November-  Snow Moon
December-  Oak Moon
January-  Wolf Moon
February-  Storm Moon
March-  Chaste Moon
April-  Seed Moon
May- Hare Moon
June-  Dyad Moon
July-  Mead Moon
August-  Wort Moon
September-  Barley Moon
October-  Blood Moon
Varies-  Blue Moon (second full moon within a month)

Traditional Agricultural

January- Wolf Moon
February-  Snow Moon
March-  Worm Moon
April-  Pink Moon
May-  Flower Moon
June-  Rose Moon
July-  Buck Moon
August- Sturgeon Moon
September-  Harvest Moon
October-  Hunter's Moon
November-  Beaver Moon
December-  Cold Moon
Varies-  Blue Moon (second full moon in a month)


Druidic Tree System
    The Druidic Tree System is a cycle starting with the first Full Moon after Yule (some traditions start on the first Full Moon after Samhain.) These peoples followed a Lunar calendar instead of the Solar calendar we follow today, so there are 13 months in the Druidic system, each named after a tree or shrub.

1st Full Moon-  Birch Moon
2nd Full Moon-  Rowan Moon
3rd Full Moon-  Ash Moon
4th Full Moon-  Alder Moon
5th Full Moon- Willow Moon
6th Full Moon-  Hawthorne Moon
7th Full Moon-  Oak Moon
8th Full Moon- Holly Moon
9th Full Moon-  Hazel Moon
10th Full Moon-  Vine Moon (grapevine)
11th Full Moon-  Reed Moon
12th Full Moon-  Elder Moon
13th Full Moon- Elm Moon


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