Date: 21st September - When the Sun is at 0 Libra degrees .
Date: 21st - 23rd March - When the Sun is at 0 degrees Aries
Start of spring, the rebirth of life and the return of warmer days.
Day and night are equal. The days will grow longer. A time of the return of the Goddess from her winter stay in the underworld.
A time for the innocence for the Maiden Goddess and Young God. Love is in the air. A time of fertility and love.
Balance and growth. A time of leaving what you don't want and creating the new.
Start New projects and work on your plans and dreams for the year ahead
Bake hot cross buns. The cross on top represents the equinoxes.
Bless seeds to be planted in the garden. Toss crushed eggshells into the garden. Meditation. Tree energy meditation. Ash tree is the sacred druid tree.
Ritual: Fertility, Offerings to the Goddess of Spring. Decorate the Altar with spring flowers, wild flowers. Decorated eggs. Eggs represent fertility. Hare or rabbits
Colours: Green. Peach, Lavender. Yellow. Pink
Incense: Lavender. Jasmine. Floral, Rose.
Crystals: Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Moonstone
Herbs: Lavender. Lemon balm. Orris root
Altar Decorations: Flowers. [daffodils] Eggs. Rabbit.
Food: Sprouts, Sweet wine. Roasted ham. Pineapple rings. Devilled Eggs. Banana nut bread. Hot cross buns. Leafy greens, milk, nuts, seeds.