Author Archives: Green Farmacy Garden

Autumn Tactics

Today’s project: recycling labels for the next generation of annuals. We’ll be experimenting this year with more fall-sowing than usual, hoping to ease a bit of the springtime crunch by getting some seeds in ahead of the winter. After washing … Continue reading

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Abundance of August

from the Instagram archives: August 27, 2020

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The Green Farmacy Garden stands in solidarity

June 24, 2020 The Green Farmacy Garden stands in support and solidarity with the recent cultural uprising to defend and uplift Black life. In the weeks since the tragic and unjust killing of George Floyd, recognizing how he along with … Continue reading

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Hues of June

from the Instagram archives June 26, 2020 The heat of the summer is felt as the rising sun is lengthening. Peaceful energy and organized chaos amidst harmonies of every color essential.๐Ÿ’Natives & medicinals & ornamentals all weaving their thread into … Continue reading

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Dusk in the Garden

Maอy 31, 2020 from the instagram archives โœจ๐™ณ๐šž๐šœ๐š” ๐š’๐š— ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐™ถ๐šŠ๐š›๐š๐šŽ๐š— ๐ŸŒนThe flighty breeze of spring is moving on in singsong as summer sweeps in. ๐ŸŒžWe are so looking forward to the bursts & blossoms of high sun summertime. ๐ŸŒบMay … Continue reading

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Mid Spring Magic

From the Instagram archives: May 20, 2020 The forsythias, early magnolias, hyacinths, & Primulas have made their march oโ€™blooms & set the tune for springโ€™s ever cycling melodies.๐ŸŒผ The harmonies of wisteria & peonies, Schisandra & silver bells, are ringing … Continue reading

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Spring’s Simple ReTreat : it’s all here.

    *Spring’s Simple ReTreat* it’s all there     We just passed the breathtaking tipping point. The beautiful balance between light and dark before the lengthening days take full stride. The vernal equinox is a time of vibrant beginnings … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring: Hellebores

The many faces (phases), & stories of Helleborus‘; a gallery…* Hellebore Helleborus niger / orientalis lenten rose, christmas rose . * The Helleborusโ€™ winter blooms had to be paid their proper breathtakingly due respect, before welcoming the colorful energy in … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring: Snowdrops

  “… And thus the snowdrop, like the bow That spans the cloudy sky, Becomes a symbol whence we know That brighter days are nigh; …โ€ โ€˜Origin of the snowdropโ€™ –George Wilson Galanthus nivalis Snowdrop; Fair Maid of February; Bulbous … Continue reading

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A tale of curiosity awakened creativity

::a personal account followed by some botany, research and lore:: A tale of curiosity awakened creativity:: As I entered the greenhouse I was enveloped in an intoxicating, exotic sense I had never experienced before. A divine fragrance coaxed to me … Continue reading

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