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The gifts of nature
and teachings of ancestors
bring us health and peace through
the challenges of modern life.

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  • Plant Profile: Dandelion
    Florida School of Holistic Living’s Plant of the Month for May 2022 when i was a little girl my mama said to me,what’s your favorite flower, darling? i’ll get you a seed.i said, dandelion! dandelion! that one’s so pretty!she said, child, that one’s not a flower; that one’s just a weed.i still loved those mellow yellow petals anyway.what that thing they say about a rose by any other name?then my fragile flower turned into a ball of gray,so i took a breath and made a wish and blew them all away. Gabbie Hanna, Dandelion
  • ABC Presents 2022 Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award to Emily Ruff 
    On April 5, 2022, The American Botanical Council (ABC) announced its 2022 Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award to be our very own Emily Ruff. According to their announcement, recipients are, “individuals who have played a significant…
  • Plant Profile: Spiderwort – April 2022
    Perennial native to the Americas and to Florida. It is easy to cultivate and takes root readily from cuttings. Often grown as ground cover in warmer climates, it can be found on roadsides, in Florida lawns, and prefers full sun to part shade.

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