Chrysanthemums represent longevity, perfection and warmth. They flower as the days shorten and turn cold. It is a time when we are in much need of warmth and light and we long to prolong the summer season. With the warm burgundy, orange and yellow flowers on those strong upright stems, chrysanthemums bring those autumn and … Read More about Chrysanthemum – The November Flower
Fairy Magic, Sacred Spaces and Memories I stumbled upon a bluebell glade with dappled light onto the hazy blue carpet below. It seemed that, for a moment, I was held in that enchanted place. It was a natural Cathedral, the tall surrounding trees like vast columns reaching up to the heavens and I breathed in … Read More about Bluebells and their Meanings
What do flower essences do? In March 2022 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. But don’t worry I now have the ‘all-clear’ thanks to the wonderful care I received at Ipswich Hospital. I am going to tell you a strange tale about how I adjusted to the whole situation with the help of flowers. Many … Read More about My experience with Flower Essences
It is a dull January day and I have to take the dogs for a walk. Thank goodness for my loyal companions because without them I would really not want to leave the house. Somehow, once I am outside, I wonder why I didn’t venture forth before. Remarkably I find that within ten minutes I … Read More about Gorse for Vitality
With this year’s drought the wild flowers have been sparse but, in our part of the world, the one which has survived determinedly is the wild carrot. Wild Carrot The root of this flower is the forefather of our current, delicious carrot, although I am told that the wild carrot is rather tough and earthy … Read More about Queen Anne’s Lace – The wildflower with a painful past.