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Organic Soil Amendment Resources

Organic Soil Amendment Resources

| May 14, 2013

For the home gardener, building our soils to make them as rich and fertile as possible is generally an ongoing endeavor. During each growing season, the plants we cultivate draw out and utilize nutrients from the soil, often leaving the earth in our beds more depleted at the end of the season than it was […]

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Microbial Phobia – or Why I’m Not Obsessed With Sanitizing

Microbial Phobia – or Why I’m Not Obsessed With Sanitizing

| April 20, 2013

Microbes – they’re everywhere! Myriad species of bacteria and other microbial life thrive nearly everywhere on our planet, including in and on our bodies. They live on our skin as well as in our mouths, throats, stomachs, and intestines; in our noses and sinuses; and even in, on and around our private parts. These miniscule […]

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The Perfect Formula for Healthy Gorgeous Houseplants

The Perfect Formula for Healthy Gorgeous Houseplants

| February 18, 2013

Ok, I admit it. I’m kind of a houseplant nut! I just love growing, tending to and being surrounded by green things, both outdoors and in. So the number of potted plants in my house at any one time is often more than a couple of dozen. I’ve been cultivating indoor plants for most of […]

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Soil Demineralization and Remineralization

Soil Demineralization and Remineralization

| February 11, 2013

Due to the petrochemical-driven industrialized factory farming agricultural techniques that have been used so rampantly on vast amounts of land in recent times, soils the world over have become drastically depleted of many trace and macro minerals, as well as other nutrients, during the past century. Studies show that the nutrient content, and particularly the […]

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Category Mania!

Category Mania!

| December 6, 2012

Categories Galore! When I first set out to create this blog I never envisioned that it would turn out the way it did, with such a huge list of sub-categories! As I began to build the site I found there were more and more subjects I wanted to include. And today there are well over […]

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Our Soils

Our Soils

| November 6, 2012

  Our Soils   Soil is a living breathing thing. Healthy, fertile soil is teeming with life. Soil is a symphony of polymicrobial-culturality, a vast and varied tapestry of biodiversity. Beyond that, soil is the very ground of our being. It is an alchemical synergy of fire, earth, air and water that is in the […]

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The Elements

The Elements

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 5 elements are known in some traditions as the fundamental forms of matter upon which creation as we know it is constructed. Excerpted from my book, Detoxification: 70 Ways to Cleanse, Clear & Purify Your Body, Space & Life, they are:     FIRE Represented by the Tetrahedron Symbolizing Visible Sunlight, Warmth, and Invisible […]

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Radical Mycology Convergence

Radical Mycology Convergence

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The 2nd Annual Radical Mycology Convergence took place earlier this month on some lovely farmland near Port Townsend, WA on the Olympic Peninsula. The first RMC happened in September of 2011, and it was there that I gave my first ever talk in front of a live audience. The organizers of the RMC, Peter […]

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