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La Campanilla or Foxglove

Not indigenous to Chile, this plant has become naturalized over much of this region. I can only imagine it was brought over by the German immigrants in the 1860’s as they also brought blackberries which have become naturalized as well. 141 more words

Woodland Animals Scarf

This is a scarf I designed featuring cute woodland animals. It’s available in 3 colours.


Living In The Digitalis Age

There are some people that believe the painter Van Gogh was at one point prescribed the plant Digitalis, more commonly known as Foxglove, for the treatment of his epilepsy and that his famously striking ‘Yellow/Halo Period’ came about as a result of the side-effects experienced whilst taking it. 188 more words

Wort and Beastie Wednesday


image source:  Fleurs dessinées d’après nature, Gerard van Spaendonck. 1801.

Witch's Garden

Ode to Winter

I know, it’s not officially winter as of yet, but winter starts when the temperatures are consistently 30 or below and the news weather person starts telling us to prepare. 270 more words