Since 1905, Llewellyn’s Moon Sign Book has helped millions take advantage of the Moon’s dynamic energies. Use this essential life-planning tool to choose the best dates for almost anything: getting married, buying or selling your home, requesting a promotion, applying for a loan, traveling, having surgery, seeing the dentist, picking mushrooms, and much more. With lunar timing tips on planting and harvesting and a guide to companion plants, this popular guide is also a gardener’s best friend. In addition to New and Full Moon forecasts for the year, you’ll find insightful articles on growing a tea garden, cultivating roses, organic and natural food labeling, the Moon and earthquakes, outer planets in water signs, and Greek lunar folklore.
As we begin the year 2014, extreme weather is already at the forefront of many minds the world over. In the United States, most of the country has been gripped by sub-zero temperatures caused by a rogue polar vortex, while the state of California is experiencing drought conditions worse than any seen in several decades.
How does astrology play in to our weather conditions? This article from Llewellyn's 2014 Moon Sign Book discusses how the outer planets affect our weather—and how we can use this astrological knowledge to protect our plants and gardens.
The word trust can mean different things to different people. Some people measure trust in reference to how reliable (trustworthy) they think someone is—that they can rely on someone not to lie to them or to keep their promises, for example. Some people consider themselves trusting of others because they have a conviction that people are generally good. People often extend the word beyond...
Our relationship to the celestial body Ceres is as complicated and volatile as our relationship to that which it rules: food and nourishment. In astrology, Ceres represents how we approach nourishment—physically, emotionally, and psychologically. At its worst, negative manifestations of the Ceres energy may result in the manipulative use of food as a control mechanism, while in its best, most harmonious manifestation, Ceres represents food that is used as a conduit of love. In this excerpt from Llewellyn's 2014 Moon Sign Book, examine how Ceres manifests itself through the signs.
The map of your life known as your natal chart presents a fascinating diagram of the path you are taking to invent your future. Your birth chart comes packed with potential—your career choices, dreams, education, family, partnerships, socializing preferences, soul purposes, and any number of goals that capture your attention during life’s journey. All you have to do is go with the flow and let...
The Moon in astrology represents your overall emotional needs and disposition, but its depth goes beyond simply what makes you happy or sad. The Moon represents the places in us that are soft and vulnerable, so its placement in your natal chart can reveal the kind of experiences and environments you require to feel safe and nurtured, to feel relaxed enough to be yourself and show that soft...
There’s no question that home gardening has exploded in popularity in recent years. With rising food prices and a rising need to reconnect with nature, growing your own food can be an ideal two-for-one hobby. In this article from Llewellyn's 2012 Moon Sign Book, discover how the Moon affects the harvesting and preserving of your garden goods.
Extreme weather involves everything in nature's arsenal. One may endure blazing-hot temperatures and drought. Or gale-force winds, blinding rains, hail, tornadoes, and lightning. When outer planets transited a combination of cardinal and
water signs in the recent past, as they do in 2014, we experienced increased instances of extreme weather.... read this article