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Moss Definitely! The Unexpected Benefits Of Moss Gardening

Plants and Beyond

~ While we all want to ensure a beautiful garden, or simply bring the therapeutic benefits of plant life into our lives via houseplants or window boxes, many of us are unaware that our green thumbs may need a bit of help.

moss2In the pursuit of raising healthy and beautiful plant life, many of us are unaware of the negative consequences of the products we use in the wider environment. The widespread use of synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides has helped farmers across the world to increase their yields and helped some beautiful verdant gardens to grow, but at a significant cost to the environment. While all gardeners can do their bit to help the planet by using more eco-friendly gardening products, here, we’re going to look at a particular kind of gardening that is not only eco-friendly but staggeringly beautiful and easy to maintain.

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We are going to…

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Moss Definitely! The Unexpected Benefits Of Moss Gardening

Plants and Beyond

~ While we all want to ensure a beautiful garden, or simply bring the therapeutic benefits of plant life into our lives via houseplants or window boxes, many of us are unaware that our green thumbs may need a bit of help.

moss2In the pursuit of raising healthy and beautiful plant life, many of us are unaware of the negative consequences of the products we use in the wider environment. The widespread use of synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides has helped farmers across the world to increase their yields and helped some beautiful verdant gardens to grow, but at a significant cost to the environment. While all gardeners can do their bit to help the planet by using more eco-friendly gardening products, here, we’re going to look at a particular kind of gardening that is not only eco-friendly but staggeringly beautiful and easy to maintain.

moss6.jpeg

We are going to…

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Ancestral Herbalism and Samhain: Working Deeply with Rosemary

The Druid's Garden

Rosemary from the Plant Spirit Oracle Rosemary Card from the Plant Spirit Oracle

As we quickly approach Samhain, it is a useful practice to spend some time with rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) and build her into your Samhain practices. In this post, we look into some of the magic and medicine of Rosemary, and I share a number of ancestor and Samhain-focused practices that you can use with Rosemary.

An Ancestral Ally of Humans: History, Medicine, Magic

Before we get into what you can make or do with rosemary, let’s spend some time exploring and understanding this ancient herb. Rosemary has been with humanity almost as long as we have written records. Native to the mediterranean region, rosemary was first found referenced on cuineform tablets from Ancient Egypt that are from 5000 BCE–thus, humanity has at least an 8000 year old relationship with this herb (but I suspect it is much longer than our written history!)…

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