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Adding plants to a landscape can change the ecology as well as the resonance of an area.  There is a dynamic interplay among species, and working with Nature can help us restore and optimize our collective well-being.  Cooperative cultivation and attuned companion planting can truly make a difference to the vitality of a crop and the health of an ecosystem AND reinforce our own resonance with the natural world.  When we truly work with Nature, things do not always turn out the way perhaps we anticipated, but they are better in the long run.   


Trees are some of the most important species on our planet, essential in supporting our health and the health of our ecosystem.

In addition to offering several vitamins and minerals and being an excellent source of Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), purslane  [Portulaca oleracea] also offers glutathione, CoEnzyme Q10 (CoQ10), and melatonin.  

Among other things, EFAs can help reduce inflammation and benefit blood vessels and nervous system health. Glutathione is a very important antioxidant, helping boost immunity and protect from environmental toxins.  CoQ10 has multiple benefits, including helping benefit cardiovascular health. Melatonin is a powerful antioxidant and can help promote restful sleep.


All parts of dandelions – leaves, flowers, and roots – are edible, and with multiple health benefits, dandelions are truly a key food that can help support our vitality.


Some of the healthiest foods on the planet are berries. They are extraordinarily healing for the body, as well as the brain: in fact, we often refer to them as brain foods!  Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients, berries are considered adaptogens, as they can help increase our ability to cope with and respond to environmental and emotional stress.


Lemon Balm can help overcome feelings of unworthiness … Lemon Balm can also help soothe those who strive unceasingly or who are rattled by emotional sensitivity, helping us gently relax those striving and bracing tendencies and release agitation and tension …