Micro-season – “The Chrysanthemum Flowers”

When the Japanese adapted the Chinese 24 season calendar into 72 seasons they created a series of micro-seasons. Each one of these micro-seasons lasts five or six days. Today, we are in the micro-season of “The Chrysanthemum Flowers”. This is also the time of the Chongyang Festival.

Mini Season: Cold Dew

Early October welcomes the mini season of Cold Dew.  This season runs from October 8 until October 22.  During this time the nights are getting progressively colder and the days are getting shorter.  Frost can be expected in the mornings, but it usually disappears with the rising sun.

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