As the old saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers …” Perhaps that’s why the traditional full Moon name for May is the “Full Flower Moon.” By May, flowers are abundant just about everywhere in the Northern hemisphere. Other names for May’s full Moon include the “Full Corn Planting Moon,” because it is the time of year when corn is traditionally planted, and the “Milk Moon.”
What does the month of May mean to you? What kinds of activities do you enjoy doing under the light of May’s Moon, as once spring is in full swing? Enter the Farmers’ Almanac Name that Moon Contest for May and tell us what you would call May’s full Moon. Submissions will be accepted until this coming Thursday, April 15. After that, we’ll pick the four best entries for you to vote on.
The person who submits the winning name will have their name printed here on the Farmers’ Almanac Web site, and in the 2011 edition of the Farmers’ Almanac. They’ll also receive a FREE Almanac next fall.
Visit our contest page now to tell us what you think!