Tagged with Heart Chakra

A Kiss to the Whole World

A Kiss to the Whole World

The time has come.  Seven or so years later and the man of my longing has invited me to become intimate.  Though I can’t deny that his feminine side is just as present.  His cousins and field companions desired my attention long before I could stand alone with him.  So simple a being, and yet … Continue reading

What’s the Mallow?

A second time in my life when a mallow continues to grow in abundance in the cracks of sidewalks and such.  The variety in Arizona had peach-colored flowers and is named Globe Mallow.  The one here in Vermont is pretty in pink and sporting flowers like a hibiscus.  They remind me of Prim Rose.  It … Continue reading

Plant Spirit Farming (dot com)

Lettuce have a genre which describes growing our Food with Love. Lettuce bring together the power of Plant Spirit Medicine and the yoga-like act of Farming. Lettuce embrace our delicate dance with the Earth. Lettuce know who grows our [Soul] Food. In celebration I have created the website PlantSpiritFarming.com Please bookmark this resource page and … Continue reading

Wildflower in Autumn: Shepherd(ess)’s Purse

    Yup, they are still popping out of the soil.  The Wildflowers we see now are of two categories:  It’s-my-time-of-season Flowers and I-reseeded-myself-here Flowers.  Shepherd’s Purse falls into the reseeding category (puns-intended).  Early in the Spring this little heart-breaker comes out to play, seeds very quickly, and then waits all Summer for a late … Continue reading

Holy Basil! it’s Tulsi

Latin & Common Names: Ocimum sanctum – Krishna Tulsi, Rama Tulsi Ocimum tenuiflorum – Holy Basil, Bubblegum Bush Ocimum gratissimum – Vana Tulsi, Tree Basil, Wild Tulsi Plant Family: Lamiaceae, the mint family Photo/Drawing/Sample: Ocimum sanctum Seeds I bought at Gardener’s Supply from High Mowing Seeds in Wolcott, VT.  I am not sure if it’s … Continue reading

Busy Bee: July Flies!

Dearest Earth Apprentees, July is the most productive/crazy busy month of the year, when it comes to farming.  My journals have almost always skipped this month all together.  Not only are we seeding our vegetables and herbs, weeding the plants already in the ground, but we are also harvesting up the wazoo and doing CSA … Continue reading

Take the Honey, Ditch the Suckle

I present this week’s Wildflower. Lonicera tatarica – Tartarian Honeysuckle. If your past is dragging you down, Lonicera will show you the sweet honey every day has to offer and ween you off the breast of what could have/ would have/ should have been. Learn how to make your own Flower Essence! Continue reading