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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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THE MAGICK & POWER OF APPLES (Malus domestica). This fruit can help you connect with energies to assure a brighter future. Apple helps build and hold hope stronger in your heart. If you are working on your future, on goals... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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This is my beloved Rosemary plant below that I've had for about 8 years now. In flower on this rainy morning and here are a few cuttings I took a couple of weeks back and a bit of advice on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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I've been asked for prints of this artwork and I thought I'd gift them to those who are interested. "Flora Grows Cos Lettuce" Cheralyn Darcey 2020 watercolour, pen, white ink, pencil on paper Click on the image above to download... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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The Silver Ball Cactus (Notocactus scopa) helps those with deep seated regrets move past them. This plant offers hope when it seems impossible and given to another says, "I'll still be with you no matter what". click on image to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
This week Pete Little and Cheralyn Darcey chat all things raised garden beds, starting your first veggie garden, gardening indoors and Cheralyn helps some listeners with tips on removing mushroom fairy rings in your lawn (if you want to) and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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A Plant Print a Day ~ Sturt's Desert Pea (Swainsoma formosa) Day Three of printing up my old blocks and putting their images up for you to paint or colour with pencils and other mediums. Love to see what you create, tag me on social media with hashtags: #aplantprintaday or #cheralyn and I'll find you! Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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At the moment it seems a lot of people are looking for ways to start a veggie garden quickly. I now have in ground and above ground constructed garden beds and this is one way I have tried very successfully in the past. It is quick, easy and will ensure your veggies thrive! Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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Pyramidal Orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis) A little isolation helping hand ~ Day Two of printing up my old blocks and putting their images up for you to paint or colour with pencils and other mediums. Love to see what you create,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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A little isolation helping hand ~ I'm hand printing up my old blocks and putting their images up for you to paint or colour with pencils and other mediums. Love to see what you create! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2020 at FLORASPHERE
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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