The grain in ear is a typical summer season weather, it foretells the beginning of torridness. 「芒種」 meangs the time when grains have ripened. The grains shine golden in the light, thus the name.
This is a important division time for the farmers. It makers the end of the raining season, weather becomes increasingly hot and dry. Many plants are unfit to plan after this date.
The lotus flower blossoms its best in this season.
Solar terms are a perfect time to meditate. Try to find a quiet place to meditate today!
Translated from the Chinese Source.