Cotyledons

A cotyledon (/ˌkɒtɪˈliːdən/; “seed leaf” from Latin cotyledon,[1] from Greek: κοτυληδών kotylēdōn, gen.: κοτυληδόνος kotylēdonos, from κοτύλη kotýlē “cup, bowl”) is a significant part of the embryo within the seed of a plant, and is defined as “the embryonic leaf in seed-bearing plants, one or more of which are the first to appear from a germinating seed.” The cotyledons may be ephemeral, lasting only days after emergence, or persistent, enduring at least Read more about Cotyledons[…]

April

New life bursts forth from translucent red pomegranate tips on the branches of the handkerchief tree and I stand surrounded by a choir of lilac leaves as they open soft, furry, almost-purple buds and unfurl into delicate new leaves with blushed red tips sounding their notes to the warm bright spring sky  I am captivated, Read more about April[…]

Full Worm Moon in Libra

The insects awaken, the sap rises Libra air / kindness/balance/harmony/relationships – make space, the worms are aerating the soil. What this full moon is illuminating is recent wounds and long term scars that inhibit our capacity for long term relating. The repeating patterns that I need to heal & release, to weed out, to get Read more about Full Worm Moon in Libra[…]

Spring Equinox – Ostara

The time of the year equivalent to 6am The liminal space as we wake from winter sleep The crescent moon rises high above me. as cloud tips are blushed pink by the setting sun. And Branch tips bud all around us.A frog croaks gloriously. Later, our first garden fire of the year sends sparks up Read more about Spring Equinox – Ostara[…]

March/April moon gardening

Pisces lunation  March 2021   Saturday 13th – New moon Dream plan. Wednesday 17th – Waxing crescent Sew crops that develop below ground, potatoes, parsnips, carrots, radish, beetroot. Sunday 21st – Waxing gibbous Sew crops that develop above ground lettuce, salad, cucumber, tomatoes & chillies, Peas, leeks, spinach, sprouts, pak choi, onions, chard, parsley & chives And Read more about March/April moon gardening[…]