The Month Of August

August was named to honor the first Roman emperor (and grandnephew of Julius Caesar), Augustus Caesar (63 b.c.–a.d. 14).


Full Sturgeon Moon

August’s full moon, the Full Sturgeon Moon, reaches peak illumination on Monday, August 3. For the best view of the (nearly) full Moon, look skyward on the night of the 2nd!

August Birth Flowers

August’s birth flowers are the gladiolus and the poppy.
The gladiolus symbolizes strength of character, sincerity, and generosity.

August Birthstone

August’s primary birthstone is peridot, which is said to symbolize strength and healing power, protecting its wearer from nightmares and evil, ensuring harmony and happiness. Babies born in August are lucky to be guarded by peridot’s good fortune.

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