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Ostara (March 21st)

Ostara, also spelled as Eostre, is the first day of Spring. Ostara symbolizes new life and is represented by rabbits and eggs. A wonderful day to celebrate the changing of the warmer season and celebrate the fertility of Earth.

Herbs

  • Lavender
  • Thyme
  • Lemon Balm
  • Rose Hips
  • Spring Flowers

Colours

  • Light Green
  • Light Purple
  • Light Yellow
  • Light Pink
  • Light Blue

Crystals

  • Clear Quartz
  • Rose Quartz
  • Jasper
  • Aquamarine

Food

  • Egg Dishes
  • Seeds (Sesame, Sunflower, Almonds, Pecans, etc.)
  • Lamb Dishes
  • Leafy Greens
  • Wine

Celebrating

  • A nature walk to see the changing season
  • Decorate eggs/ painting them
  • Plant seeds/ working on a garden
  • Herb work of any type
  • Pick/buy some flowers (make sure to ask permission before picking flowers and to thank them afterwards)
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mysterious Window by Lina Södergren