The Waxing Moon

Waxing moon phases (southern hemisphere view)

Theme: Growth
Goddess Aspect: The Maiden

Herbs: Aloe vera, mugwort, poppy, white rose

The waxing moon is a great time for starting new projects and relationships. It’s a good time for beginnings, things that will grow to fullness in the future. Try workings for prosperity, protection, and consecration.

Waxing Crescent

Indigenous (Noongar) Name: Marongorong

Sabbat: Quickening (Imbolc)

First Quarter

Indigenous (Noongar) Name: Bangal

Sabbat: VernEx (Ostara)

Waxing Gibbous

Indigenous (Noongar) Name: Kabbul

Sabbat: Floralia

In the Garden

During the waxing moon, sap rises and growth above the soil is favoured: