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Gardening Series, Part 9
Nature's Equinox & Solstice Cycle

Update: March 19, 2021

The Gardening Series

Spring Equinox


This is for anyone who cares about nature's role in our lives and on our planet. Gardeners, soil-less gardeners and non-gardeners will all benefit from acknowledging this change of season, the start of a new cycle. The planet will benefit too.

Equinox is usually around the 21st of March and September. Solstice is often around the 21st of June and December.

As Machaelle explains:

The release of life vitality that triggers each stage of the equinox/solstice cycle happens with or without human awareness or attention. It's part of earth's natural rhythms. But we co-creative gardeners can choose to actively participate with nature at these special times. Nature once said to me that nature is powerful beyond belief and humans are powerful beyond belief. But when nature and humans act together, that combined power is intensified a hundredfold. . . . This is another one of those times where a small gesture on our part can do a lot for the moment.

For Perelandra and all of us in the northern hemisphere, it is the spring or vernal equinox. For those of you in the southern hemisphere, it is your fall or autumnal equinox (the beginning of a new year!).

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Gut Gardeners and 2.0 Gardeners

Read pages 35 to 36 of your Garden Workbook.

On the equinox or solstice, follow the steps for how to observe this time on page 37.

For a deeper understanding, including insight from nature, read the entire section on The Solstice and Equinox Cycle, through page 41.
(The excerpt is free online here.)

Add These Days to Your Calendar

The page linked below gives the dates and times for the coming equinox and solstice cycle. Add them to your calendar now, so you'll remember to participate all through the year.

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