The Solstice and Equinox Cycle

Learn why we recognize and celebrate these days with nature here (and here), and read suggestions for observing this special time in an excerpt from The Perelandra Garden Workbook here.

The photo is of a young sloth enjoying a hibiscus flower.

2020 Autumnal Equinox
September 22 at 9:30 a.m., eastern daylight time.
   (September 22, 13:30 UT)

2020 Winter Solstice
December 21 at 5:02 a.m., eastern standard time.
   (December 21, 10:02 UT)

2021 Vernal Equinox
March 20 at 5:37 a.m., eastern daylight time.
   (March 20, 09:37 UT)

2021 Summer Solstice
June 20 at 11:32 p.m., eastern daylight time.
   (June 21, 03:32 UT)