07/09/16 3:00pm
SARAH SHEPHERD PHOTO Earth medicine in the author’s garden. Harvest of bee balm, butterfly weed, black-eyed Susan, basil and lavender.

SARAH SHEPHERD PHOTO Earth medicine in the author’s garden. Harvest of bee balm, butterfly weed, black-eyed Susan, basil and lavender.

Being in my garden is ritual. Witnessing the daily changes and needs that it has reminds me of the relationship that we are in. Planting, watering, weeding, and harvesting are all done with rhythmic intentions that make me proud to be an herbalist and gardener. (more…)