Moon of knowledge and dispassion
Friendly and eccentric
Suitable energy to make individual choices, to work in groups, to be with friends, to become aware of social issues, to change attitudes, share ideas, do the old thing in a new way, research, understand, study, teach, technology, Astrology, the Net, the unexpected, encounters with strangers or strange, eccentric people, UFO sighting. Purchase of books, encyclopedias, computer programs, computers, technology, electrical appliances. Action motivated by the desire to participate without losing one’s own individuality. Friendly, contained display of feeling, somewhat distant. Beware of coldness, indifference, emotional isolation, cynicism, impracticality, physical inhibitions.
Aquarius Moon in the garden
In the garden Aquarius, like an other Air Sign, Gemini, is considered too dry and barren for growing anything, but Pine Trees (?).
Its energy is suitable for cultivating, general maintenance and harvesting. Pruning, pest control, weeding would be better left for the third week of the lunar month, after the Last Quarter.
A ‘work day’ or other group activities in the garden will be ideal.
- The following are the Edible Plants, Herbs, Trees and Flowers since ancient times associated with Aquarius, and also with Saturn, Aquarius’ traditional Ruler, the archetypal god of work, responsibility, old age, practical earthy wisdom, the ancestors, etc. As a Ruler of Aquarius Saturn also refers to the mythical Golden Age or Garden of Eden over which Old Saturn was said to preside, before the fall.
In modern times Aquarius is commonly associated with Uranus too, its ‘modern ruler’. The affiliation with Uranus would suggest those plants in the natural world with eccentric or unique forms or functions, rare or difficult to find, growing in remote inaccessible places, like Orchids for instance or ancient cycads.
Healing herbs and Plants used to alleviate high blood pressure, help circulation, clear blood vessels, heal heart conditions are also under the tutelage of Aquarius, which governs blood circulation in the physical body.
Edible Plants: Barley, the Brassica Family, like Broccoli, Cauliflowers, Cabbage; Quinces, Red Betts, Sloes,Tamarind,
Healing Herbs: Chamomile, Comfrey, Evening Primrose, Ferns (for coughs), Frankincense, Myrrh, Skullcap, Valerian.
Trees: sturdy, resilient, often evergreen trees and shrubs, not in need of constant nourishment. Deep rooted, unmovable, dark, often solitary and ancient trees. Cypress, Fir, Beech, Elms. Trees that show their annual rings and therefore are associated with aging, the stage of life governed by Saturn: Spruces, Pines