into the woods...


Nature is adorned with green, plants are growing.
This a time of renewal and fertility after the dark and lean season.We welcome the bright season as the Sun warms the Earth.

A lot of flowers are blooming and birds are singing.
We can ear the cuckoo and enjoy beautiful cherry, plum and apple blossom trees.

Ideas to decor my home

Green, white and pastel colours: blue, yellow, pink, green, purple, orange.

Plants and flowers, nests, moss, baskets.

Pictures of hares, rabbits, moon, eggs, hens, birds, baby animals, especially chicks, ducklings, bunnies, lambs.

To celebrate we can

Enjoy Nature.

Light a fire at dawn.

Ring bells.

Clean the house.

Do gardening, sow seeds.

Make a birdhouse or a bird feeder.

Hide Ostara vegan chocolate eggs and animals outside our inside for your loved ones (see Ostara date below).

Ideas to have a feast

Seeds and sprouts.


Edible flowers.

Vegan ‘dairy’ products.

Vegan brioche.

Vegan candies, jelly beans… and chocolate of course!

Some traditional landmarks

Spring (or Vernal) equinox

The day is as long as the night.

This year, in the North hemisphere (Western Europe) :
the 20th of March 2023.

In the South hemisphere (Aotearoa) :
the 23d of September 2022.

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Ancestor of Easter

The celebration of Spring, during the full moon following the Spring equinox.

This year, in the North hemisphere (Western Europe) :
the 6th of April 2023.

In the South hemisphere (Aotearoa) :
the 10th of October 2022.

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Carnivals and Mardi-Gras celebration.

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Japanese Spring festival, when cherry trees are blossoming (sakura).

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April fool

The 1st of April.