Gathering Medicine in Early Spring

Well If your anything like me these days in early spring I begin notice all the change going on outdoors from gentle pulses of life stirring under foot, the gradually longer days, and Gaia waking.  This collective intelligent earth organism’s energy flowing upward now as we move past the spring equinox. My sleepy bear hibernating…

Those Wild Wild Roses

It is already the first week of June here in the great pacific northwest of WA state. Here on the Olympic Peninsula we are in late springs most prolific wildflower blooming time. Blessed in this part of the world  by abundant hedge rows of my beloved briar feminine native wild Nootka rose (Rosa Nootkana) it…

Trillium Flower Essence

Originally posted on Green Lynx & Bear Creek :
Trillium flowers are present in the woods now and I want to share my love of this flower and its wonderful use as energy medicine. Trillium (Trillium ovatum) sometimes called Robin of the wood, or Wake Robin is a beautiful flower with 3 petals, 3 leaves and is a white flower…

Help! There Are Flowers Having Sex In My Nose

Spring Is here and it is in full force here on the farm. The fruit trees are decadently blooming , flowers popping up everywhere, sounds of busy honybees and other bees droning ever so loudly in my ears and the swallows darting back and forth to feed thier hungry progeny. Its as if the whole…

Wild Land Dreams Us

Herbventure 2015 starts in 6 weeks. We have a few spaces left for those who want to go deeply into the wildness of the land and the wild plants and become feral. This 12 month program meets one weekend a month to explore our relationship with Gaia and the healing plants. It will challenge beliefs,…

Winter Blessings

It is winter here on Green Lynx Farm, it has been extremely mild weather except for a two week cold snap back in November. Already the snowdrops are up and blooming, my feral honey bees are out daily in search of water,  propolis, and maybe a bit if bee adventure. I am watching the cottonwood…

Herbs Alters and the Axis Mundi

What is the Axis Mundi you ask? The Axis Mundi is the center of the world. In myth and religion it is symbolized by a pole, tree, a mountain, or pillar that often depicts the uniting of heaven with earth and of course sexual union of complimentary opposites.. It is also within the human body…

Dreaming

Our ancestors once held dreams in very high regard as a way to communicate with the non- linear worlds. it was so important to some cultures that there were temples created just for dreaming and some for healing dreams in particular. In ancient Greece these were named Asclepeions named after Asclepeios god of medicine. In…

Rewilding Ourselves part 2 -Going Feral

REWILDING So how do we reconnect with that feral child that we once were and give voice to it again? There are so many ways and no wrong answers. One way is to spend time in nature where the inner child can see the beauty and experience the sheer delight of what is all around….

Rewilding Ourselves Part 1

I wanted to mention that the CHS (community supported herbalism) shares program is available for purchase at my etsy store. This is for the winter share and is available in full and half share. go to: http://www.greenlynx.etsy.com Rewilding part 1 Now what does the idea of “rewilding” bring to mind? I first heard this used…

Radical Self Care CSH (community supported herbalism) Shares

Support Local!! I am enticing you to sign up for My Green Lynx Apothecary -“Radical Self Care Shares”. I will nourish you with the earths best and sweetest goodies all hand grown /ethically, sustainably harvested, hand made with the finest organic, nourishing, seasonal, soul enhancing, body zinging herbals and botanicals. Isn’t it crazy that self…

Lavender Lavender…..

It once again has been months since I posted here, I guess that means I have been busy living life, enjoying the greatest, warmest, and sunniest summer of my 15 year existance here in Sequim. I am now up to my elbows in Grossso Lavender (lavendula intermedia), the one most often used for medicine. I…