White Dew, or Bai Lu in Chinese, the 15th solar term of the traditional Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Sept 7 this year, depicting the scene of vapors in the air condensing into white dew on plants at night due to temperature declining.
The beginning of summer’s heat: Today marks Minor Heat, or Xiaoshu, the 11th solar term of the traditional Chinese lunar calendar, signifying the hottest period is coming for most areas in China. Flowers and plants are also embracing their “heyday” of blossoms.
Climate change is pushing spring’s start earlier in the calendar year, allowing plants to grow for longer. That may result in drier soil and hotter summers across much of the Northern Hemisphere.
Why do water lilies "sleep" and red roses stand for love? As 2019 #BeijingExpo draws near, CGTN is rolling out a weekly series, Plants Calendar, to unveil the secrets of plants, share major gardening dates, and keep you updated about the 162-day #HorticulturalExpo !
Enjoy flowers in #Guyu ! As the 6th solar term in Chinese calendar, Guyu usually begins around April 20 and ends around May 5. With the rising temperatures, Guyu is considered as the best season for plants. Photos show flowers blooming in Wenzhou, East China’s #Zhejiang province.