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Cheralyn Darcey
Sydney, Australia
environmental author & artist, gardener, nature lover, passionate about ethnobotany & botanical history
Interests: art, ethnobotany, environmentalism, botany, gardening, craft
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Learn Green Witch Gardening and how to Create a Home Apothecary​ Online lifetime access online with ethnobotanical gardener, author and artist Cheralyn Darcey Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2020 at Florasphere
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The Botanical Spirit works without us and apart from us. It will not die because of us as it is a universal energy and we are only a small event, a bud of possibility, upon the vines and tendrils that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Florasphere
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Next Deck! After pulling the prints, the artwork has spilled out of the Studio and into the dining room! #toomuchfun Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Florasphere
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Now THIS is exciting! Having your new Gardening book mentioned by Publishers Weekly USA as one to look out for and featured in their headline image!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Florasphere
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My first Sunflower of the season! Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) will assist you in finding happiness and focusing on it. Sunflower will also support those who require additional strength and resolution at the moment. Self-esteem boost. Language of Flowers Oracle: A... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Florasphere
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I'm back, back online, here and catching up. 🌻 I was just about to press 'post' and a sound I have not heard for months broke through the cries of the baby Butcher Birds and twittering Swallows... rain. Soft but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Florasphere
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Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use. Here: http://parismuseescollections.paris.fr/fr detail 'The Wise Virgins: Second Wise Virgin (Bartsch 78)' Schongauer, Martin (1450 -1491) engraving “Making this data available guarantees that our digital files can be freely accessed and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Florasphere
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Leeks will bring you strength, good health, protection and even love! Biting into one will even help break spells cast against you. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2019 at Florasphere
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A huge thank you to my publishers Rockpool Publishing for their amazing support of my work! Signing four contracts for titles coming your way over the next year! That will mean I have had published 19 Botanical titles in 6... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Florasphere
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Found - The Flower of the Day Jasmine (Jasminum spp.) will assist you in succeeding. Perhaps one of the best flowers in fact to align with if you are finding sticking with goals, promises, commitments or staying on course at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Florasphere
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In The Magickal Botanical Garden this morning - in go Cos Lettuce (for love, friendship and calm); all the Parsleys are doing great! (for protection, love and passion) Elderflowers soon! ( protection, healing, prosperity) oh and that’s my little outdoor... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Florasphere
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In goes Cumin in my Magickal Botanical Garden this morning (Cuminum cyminum) found at the Toukley Markets yesterday! I adore this in my bread and it’s probably because in German folklore it is said to protect it from being stolen,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Florasphere
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Hello Blossoms! Hope you are having a lot of fun with the change of season ‘busy time’ whether you are getting ready for Spring or Autumn. Things are a little difficult as I have not been well of late, (THE... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2019 at Florasphere
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For longevity, optimism, joy, longevity and cheerfulness the glorious Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum spp.) They are the national flower of Japan, the birth flower of the zodiac sign Scorpio, the flower of the month of October in Japan and China and in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2019 at Florasphere
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A little magickal botanical energy for you! All my books and decks are written by hand first in my journals. This from my latest deck Magickal Botanical Uses clairvoyance, exorcism, divination, healing, lust, psychic powers, protection Oracle Meanings Step back... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2019 at Florasphere
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Australian Magickal Moon Gardening this Week Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July The Waxing Moon is in Virgo will mean that fruit and root crops should be doing very well. Do not preserve fruits during this time, but you will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at Florasphere
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Gathered from my garden tonight to create a Devil’s Ivy, Bird of Paradise, Sweet Alyssum, Rosemary and Snapdragon Magickal Botanical Grid. This spell grid will help break you free from any magick or negative energy you feel has been cast... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Florasphere
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My desirable and magickal Devil’s Ivy peeking through the kitchen window. Plant of the Day - Devil’s Ivy (Epipremnum aureum) will bring prosperity, expansion, and will bring what it is you desire closer. Don’t grow in the garden as it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Florasphere
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Plants and flowers should always be included in workspace environments as they bring what is our natural human daylight living state, the outdoors, to us. Although many of our homes may do so, the vast majority of office spaces, if... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2019 at Florasphere
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🌸🌱Camellia, Jonquil and Arrowhead Magickal Botanical Grid for those who are finding goals, dreams and projects hard to get started. They may have the passion but are losing hope, may even need need a re-start or new beginning. All of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at Florasphere
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Tumbling over my wall, true and inspiring Arrowhead (Syngonium podophyllum). They will share with you the energies of new ideas, beginnings, youth, inspiration, argument and stress reduction. Arrowhead is a wonderful bedroom plant as it is known to help with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at Florasphere
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My Elder tree and me! I'm enjoying a winter harvest of tiny tomatoes, bok choy and cos lettuce. The garden is completely sodden with the heavy rains so I'm watching out for fungus on my zucchinis as it always ends... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at Florasphere
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I'm currently learning to use 'Facebook live' and last night creating one of my little Magickal Botanical Plant Grid I had the spontaneous thought to share it this way and see how it went. I used Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria spp)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at Florasphere
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The last of summer. Not an end but a change. A reminder that the energy of the plant is expressed through its flowers and that the seasons will layer their various gifts and lessons upon what you find. Frangipani (Plumeria... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at Florasphere
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To cleanse to remove, to banish what you no longer want in your life and to work towards balance, Bottlebrush (Callistemon spp.) will help you through fresh or dried flowers and botanicals, essences and through images. I found this one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at Florasphere