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Sometimes it’s better NOT to know what you’re doing

Sometimes it’s better NOT to know what you’re doing (aka. Why My Toddler is a Better Gardener Than Me) Have you ever experienced of Beginner’s Luck, **? Or been shown up by a 2 year old? Well, I have. Both … Continue reading

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Case Study : Healing with Herbs Ripples Out into the World When people are drawn to studying herbalism it tends to be for a specific reason. Maybe they have some pain or discomfort they’d like to be free of, or … Continue reading

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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”-Hippocrates In our current culture we’ve become so accustomed to the endless claims about the hot new supplement that will cure everything. I’ve learned to ignore most of this and have … Continue reading

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What Do You Put On Your Skin?

Hello Herbies! I’m Alison, a new teacher at the UHS.  So new, in fact, that my first class is coming up in 2 weeks.  In light of the upcoming Cream Making Workshop, I would like to share some of my … Continue reading

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Eliot Cowan on The Importance of Experiencing the Living World

Hello again, Plant Lovers! I’m really, really excited to be offering this post.  I’ll let you in on a little sneak peak that I haven’t told anyone yet… this Autumn, I’ll be interviewing Eliot on the phone and offering this … Continue reading

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A Different Way to Listen

Hello friends! I can hardly contain my excitement right now!  I’ve been  bubbling over for the last 2 hrs.  You see, I found something that I’ve been looking for, something that I want to share with all of you: fellow … Continue reading

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Going Bananas for Plantain!

Greetings Plant Lovers! We’ve had more than a few days of Sunshine in row.  Dare I say that the weather is hinting at … at… Summer!  (i can’t believe he actually said it, that means they’ll take it away!) But … Continue reading

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Springtime for Living Medicines in East Van

An update from the Living Medicine Gardens Spring Work Bee, Sunday May 15 – Just as winter had its last, mid-May laugh (the plants, as well as us, have been waiting for this bizarre cold spell to pass so they … Continue reading

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Rosemary Gladstar Webinar

Greetings Plant Lovers! This is just a quick post to let you know about a wonderful herbalist offering a free webinar coming up soon… Herbs Demystified: Remedies for Family Health 5:30 Pacific – Wednesday, March 23, 2011 (8:30 EST, 7:30 … Continue reading

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