Crab Apples, Fruit of the Gods

We all have our cravings, those things we reach for when we need to change the scenery and uplift our energies. For some this could be retail therapy, chocolates or a good cup of coffee. For me, it is taking a walk in the park. From one week to the next, at a glance, nothing…

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2018, Keeping it Real

2018 Has come and gone and not a single thing was posted from my side. It has been a challenging year for me, and in reality the challenges was continuation of hard times since 2016. After retrenched from a job I loved and had been doing for 11 years it was hard finding full time…

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2017, Thank you for every opportunity

2017 draws to an end and although this year has been quite challenging, there are still beautiful memories to look back on. My personal wish is always that each year brings with it, people and events that help me to grow spiritually, helping me to grow, evolve and come closer to Source and the light…

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Stinging Nettle, Herb and Textile!

I find it strange how so many weed-herbs found their way into my garden. Especially as they appeared, out of the blue and made themselves at home on a more permanent basis. Had I been overly concerned about the maintenance of a green lawn, they may never have stayed for more than one season. However,…

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Chickweed, a Star among Weeds

I am literally amazed at the all the wonderful healing plants that grow so abundantly in our own gardens and surrounding areas. What I find the most astounding is that most of these healing plants are unknown, ignored, or passed off as weeds. I am sure you have heard the phrase …it is only a…

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Plantain, Nature’s Natural Plaster

There is no doubt in my mind, that you have seen plantain growing next to the road. Perhaps you thought, so many weeds, when are they going to mow the lawns and sidewalks in the public spaces? Or you may even have looked upon them and wondered, is there a purpose to this weed? If you are…

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Yellow Dock, the Natural Iron Supplement

When I decided to write I was not certain where to start or even how to get people to engage. Well, I have yet to figure out the latter part, however, I have decided to base all my topics on the herbs I use personally, be that in tinctures, soaps, balms, flower essences or syrups.…

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Cleavers, the Sticking Herb that Release

GALIUM APARINE, BETTER KNOWN AS CLEAVERS Also known as Goose Grass, Catchweed, and Sweet Woodruff, Jack-in-the-hedge in Wexford and Pinweed in New Zeeland. This wonderful herb made herself quite comfortable in my garden. At first, a single being made her presence known, then, before long, I noticed that this magical being has found spots everywhere…

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Yarrow, and the Greek Hero Achilles

ACHILLES MILLEFOLIUM, BETTER KNOWN AS YARROW Yarrow was named after the Greek Hero Achilles, who used this herb to aid the healing of his wounded soldiers. The legend goes that Achilles was dipped into the River Styx to make him immortal. He was held by his heel, which is why that part of his body…

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White Clover, grow beautiful nourishing lawns

TRIFOLIUM REPENS, WHITE CLOVER (DUTCH CLOVER) Native to Europe and part of the Legume Family. White clover can be found growing happily in lawns, parks, roadsides, and meadows. They grow close to the ground and are hardy, perennial plants that do not mind being trampled. It is wonderful to know, you can eat the flowers,…

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