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Cyclamen

COMMON NAME:  Cyclamen GENUS:  Cyclamen SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: C. purpurascens-pinks; blooms in fall. C. hederifolium-vigorous, easy to grow. C. coum-cultivated since 1596. FAMILY: Primulaceae BLOOMS: Winter TYPE: Perennial DESCRIPTION: Cyclamen has lovely pink-carmine-magenta nodding flowers, borne singly on stems that, on some species, coil downward. The foliage is also quite attractive, usually a dark, glossy green and sometimes mottled. With

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The Healing Properties of Aloe Vera

Aloe vera shots and facial mists may seem like all the rage these days…though these remedies are much more than another passing trend. The aloe vera plant, also known as “the lily of the desert,” is a succulent. Aloe-based products and the plant itself is used to heal scrapes, cool sunburn, and relieve pain from minor cuts. Its uses go far beyond

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Modern Style Lammas

The season of Lammas (also called Lughnasadh) begins on August 1st and continues until the end of September in the Northern Hemisphere (Feb 1st until the end of March in the Southern Hemisphere) marking the cross-quarter or midpoint in the Sun’s progress between Midsummer (Summer Solstice) and Mabon (Autumnal Equinox). A TIME OF THANKSGIVING Lammas marks the point in the

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In a Vase on Monday – Pink Valerian and Purple Toadflax | The Evergreen Diary

As part of the ‘In a Vase on Monday’ meme hosted by Cathy at Rambling in the Garden  – do go along and have a look at the other vases – my vase this week is made up of thing… Source: In a Vase on Monday – Pink Valerian and Purple Toadflax | The Evergreen Diary

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The Rose {June Birth Flower}

COMMON NAME: Rose GENUS: Rosa SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: Types of roses: Old-fashioned-includes the older hybrids. Hybrid tea-large blooms. Floribundas-smaller blossoms borne in clusters. Modern shrub-large flowered. Climbers and ramblers-vigorous climbing habit. Miniature-tiny, with semi-double or double flowers. FAMILY:  Rosaceae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: Perennial DESCRIPTION:  It is difficult to find any flower more beautiful than roses. The grace and elegance of the flower

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Crystal Reiki Grid

Reiki Grid is a device which is used to magnify the healing energy. It was made popular by William Lee Rand. The beautiful thing about the grid is that it’s a double whammy where we are using Crystals and Reiki together. Crystals have their own healing properties and when combined with Reiki they work much more beautifully giving results faster. It is

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Lungwort

Pulmonaria Officinalis Lungwort is a perennial herb that normally grows up to a height of one feet or 30 cm. The plant bears wide oval shaped leaves at the base, while the upper leaves are relatively smaller marked with the irregular color pattern, especially white spots. The lungwort plants also bear bunches of pink-purple colored flowers. Going by the Middle

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