Garden Flowers for Food and Medicine

Ever since the first cave dweller got the first stomach ache, people have looked at plants to relieve their aches and pains. Which plants would cure which ailments? The question is ageless. Answers first came from {probably often painful} trial and error. Eventually, though, this was backed by experience and knowledge passed down from one … Continue reading Garden Flowers for Food and Medicine

June Birthstone – Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone

Enter The Realm Of The June Birthstone Trio! Those born in the month of June have three very unique and exquisite gems as their birthstone; Pearl, Alexandrite, and Moonstone. Each gem complements and enhances the nature of the June- born in various ways with its distinctive qualities. June Birthstone Meaning, Significance and Symbolism Alexandrite is the … Continue reading June Birthstone – Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone

Moonstone ~ Alternate June Stone

Moonstone Healing Properties ♥ Happiness ♥ Good fortune ♥ Nurturing ♥ Mothering ♥ Unselfishness ♥ Humanitarian ♥ Love ♥ Hope ♥ Spiritual insight ♥ Easy childbirth ♥ Safe travel ♥ New beginnings ♥ Abundance ♥ Ancient wisdom Moonstone is composed of Orthoclase and Albite, two species from the Feldspar group.  Rainbow Moonstone is a name … Continue reading Moonstone ~ Alternate June Stone

June Flower – The Rose

Chloris, the Greek Goddess of flowers, crowned the rose queen of all flowers, a title that the rose deserves today as much as it did in the Golden Age of Greece. Not only is the rose of unparalleled beauty, it has also proved itself to be useful in a hundred different ways. It has been … Continue reading June Flower – The Rose

The Month Of June

June, our sixth month, was originally the fourth one in the ancient Roman calendar, and had only twenty-six days. Then Romulus gave June four more days; Numa Pompilius took one from it; and finally Julius Caesar restored this month to a period of thirty days. It is a much debated question as to how June … Continue reading The Month Of June