Spell-Binding Fairy Beauties: Lilac Cream Tarts – gather

Oh yes, lilacs are glorious to harvest – but they’re not easy to prepare. Lilac is tricky and time consuming (you need to remove each tiny stem from each tiny blossom) but the good news… Source: Spell-Binding Fairy Beauties: Lilac Cream Tarts – gather Foraging – Lilacs THE SECRETS OF THE LILAC by Jeanne Rose

Water Lilies

Water lilies – or Nymphaea, are considered by many to be the jewels of the pond. Not only are they beautiful to look at, but they also serve an important purpose in the pond, mainly in aiding its ecosystem. Water lilies spread across the water‘s surface, filling it with color and vibrancy all the while keeping the … Continue reading Water Lilies

Lily Lore

COMMON NAME:  lily GENUS:  Lilium SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: Many of the 200 species of lilies are native to the United States. Plant breeders have done extensive hybridization work on the lilies to make them hardy and free flowering. Lilies are now available in every color except blue. FAMILY:  Liliaceae BLOOMS:  late spring TYPE:  perennial DESCRIPTION: … Continue reading Lily Lore

The Aphelion of the Moon – Elder Mountain Dreaming @gmail

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I am a Daughter of the Moon and a Child of the Moon Birds, a Walker of the River of Life, and a Huntress (shaman exorcist) who puts boundaries on the shadows of… Source: The Aphelion of the Moon – Elder Mountain Dreaming @gmail

2018 Seed Moon Ceremony: Dream Seed Satchel — Spirit de la Lune

Happy Full Seed Moon! Source: 2018 Seed Moon Ceremony: Dream Seed Satchel — Spirit de la Lune Depending on where you live, some people will experience the Full Moon on March 1st or 2nd... so double check in your location! We are in the Earthy sign of Virgo. The Full Moon in Virgo can be … Continue reading 2018 Seed Moon Ceremony: Dream Seed Satchel — Spirit de la Lune

The Meaning and History of Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March. The seawater color of aquamarine has given this gemstone its name as the name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater. The specific term “aquamarine” was apparently used in an important gemological work by Anselmus de Boodt in his Gemmarum et Lapidum Historiia,” published … Continue reading The Meaning and History of Aquamarine

The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

The combined colors of bloodstone allow it to function at the levels of the base and heart chakras. It encourages a balance of energy; practicality with the desire to grow; calming strong emotions, and is both stimulating and motivating. Bloodstone is also known as heliotrope and has a long tradition of magical use. A variety … Continue reading The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

The Meaning and History of Bloodstone

There are two forms of Bloodstone; the plasma and the heliotrope. Heliotrope is transparent and displays red within the stone. Plasma is deep green and opaque with little or no red in it. The transparent quartz is known as “heliotrope” (“sun turning” in Greek), because in ancient times, stones were described as reflecting the sun, which … Continue reading The Meaning and History of Bloodstone

Full Moon Magical Virgo

Today, March 1st, we have the first of two full moons in March ~ another magical month. She reaches her fullness in Virgo tomorrow at 4:51 pm PST (7:51 pm EST`).  Native Americans called this Moon the Worm Moon as this is the time of the year when the earth begins to soften and the earthworms begin … Continue reading Full Moon Magical Virgo