Flora Libra Zines

History Changed : again!

Re-introducing my new/old zine called History Changed. Life has inspired me to re-print a collection of the poem-collage series I made long ago. History Changed ran from about 2013 to 2016 & was the most important art project I had going on during my post-college & traveling years. I wasn't yet blogging, didn't have a… Continue reading History Changed : again!

Herbalism

Harvesting and Making :: creative ways to utilize your herbs

During long walks around neighborhoods and gazing into front yards I have noticed something - a lot of people are growing herbs. Rosemary, Oregano and Lavender are all common plants in this dry climate and all are flourishing during summer but, I am not so sure how often people are actually using the herbs they… Continue reading Harvesting and Making :: creative ways to utilize your herbs

Crafts

Shop Update : botanical stationary back in stock

Lately so many dreams have been coming true and one of those dreams was to open a etsy shop in conjunction with this blog. With time I know that both will evolve as my interests change & as life allows. At this moment my etsy store is dedicated to floral print designs, zines & botanical… Continue reading Shop Update : botanical stationary back in stock

Gardens & Ecology · Herbalism

Hawthorn :: and other medicine for the Heart <3

All my fellow herbalists residing in the northern hemisphere are surely enjoying the abundance of flowers and herbs this time of year (spring). Personally I've been up in Oregon visiting family, going on walks around my mom's favorite trails of her childhood. On any walk I always take along a cloth bag and trimming scissors… Continue reading Hawthorn :: and other medicine for the Heart ❤

Gardens & Ecology · Herbalism

Herb Gardening — growing a backyard apothecary

Calendula plants & valerian growing in filtered light of the front yard. I'm "home" - in the suburban Californian landscape of my childhood. Being here again, after a couple years away, has fueled a desire to reconnect with this land and get started on gardening projects right away. In my garden in Argentina I usually… Continue reading Herb Gardening — growing a backyard apothecary

Gardens & Ecology

Fall Garden Journal :: harvesting beans & grains

March, April & May are the months of harvests here in Argentina. Here it is fall. The nut trees have ripened and so have many grains in the garden. This year we had a good second year with corn and also experimented growing amaranth and beans. The first year growing any grain is usually mainly… Continue reading Fall Garden Journal :: harvesting beans & grains