26th March

Welcome to the Eightfold Year. Every day a different painting will appear, along with moon phases, saints days, seasonal plants and other festive celebrations.

You can find out more about the concept of the Eightfold Year here.

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Onwards and Upwards!


Magical Fritillaries, Liverpool, Spring 2008: Jamie Reid

Moon Phases, March 2017:
First Quarter - March 05, 11:32
Full Moon - February 12, 14:53
Third Quarter - February 20, 15:58
New Moon - February 28, 03:57




Magical Fritillaries, Liverpool, Spring 2008: Jamie Reid

Saint's Day:
Emmanuel and companions
Margaret Clitherow

Independence Day and National Day (Bangladesh), celebrates the declaration of independence from Pakistan in 1971.
Prince Kuhio Day (Hawaii)
Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday (Zoroastrianism)
Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel (Eastern Christianity)

Biodynamic Gardening Guide:

Moon in Pisces: Plant vegetables (leaf vegetables as well).
Water indoor plants.
Mow a lawns.
Enrich flowers.*

Also on this day:

1484 – William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop's Fables.

1848 - Repealers and chartists hold a public meeting in Liverpool supporting Irish independence.

1967 – Ten thousand people gather for one of many Central Park be-ins in New York City

1974 – Gaura Devi leads a group of 27 women of Laata village, Henwalghati, Garhwal Himalayas, to form circles around trees to stop them being felled and giving rise to the Chipko Movement in India.

* more information can be found here.