I am so happy to tell you that eight pages in the 2017 Earth Pathways Diary were contributed by me.
The festival pages which I submitted, covering the main eight seasonal celebrations of the pagan calendar, were selected and are now beautifully published. They reflect how we can celebrate each passing season in an Urban . . . → Read More: Earth Pathways Diary
Lynn’s Herbology Club is for children aged 5 – 10 years. Maximum 8 children in the group.
Each session is practical and fun. They build self-confidence and provide a wealth of sensory experiences in a green, social setting. Herbology Club allows children to play in a thoughtful and creative way with nature. No experience . . . → Read More: Herbology Club for Children
I stood stupefied and watched a woman take out a knife and cut bunches of Wild garlic from inside the entrance of Park Frankendael this evening. Felt so mad and sad and bewildered that I didn’t know where to begin with her. So just stared at the mini massacre until she saw me and . . . → Read More: Gentle wild garlic
Deze cursus is ontwikkeld en wordt gegeven door Lynn Shore. De cursus is bedoeld voor mensen die interesse hebben in stadskruiden. Het doel is om je band met de natuur te verdiepen door je vertrouwd te maken met een grote variëteit aan nuttige kruiden en planten die in je naaste omgeving groeien, vaak . . . → Read More: Urban Herbology cursus in het Nederlands!
My online mentoring sessions and personal consultations are for people who are seeking inspiration, direction and guidance about topics such as:
Manifesting Your Dreams Herb Crafting Urban Foraging Working with Nature Urban Paganism Nature Based Spirituality Healthy Natural Lifestyle Green Websites and Businesses Permaculture Gardening Increasing Self Sufficiency Gardening with Children Green Community Projects . . . → Read More: Mentoring and Consultations
Sap is rising
Sunlight grows stronger. Spring’s first stirrings can be felt as rising sap, throbbing through the land. Blackthorn blooms, Ramsons emerge, lambing season begins, trees bud and Birch blood begins to flow. Life quietly builds in the cold fresh light.
Now is the perfect time to refresh our internal and external environments. . . . → Read More: Imbolc
At first glance it may seem that these early spring weeks are quite dark and dull. But look a little closer and you will see that there are a lot of beautiful flowers around at the moment. Here is one of my Imbolc favourites: Japanese quince (Chaenomeles japonica) Japanse sierkwee.
This plant has edible . . . → Read More: Japanese Quince
For information about my online/blended apprenticeship course, please see this link.
No garden gardening, Amsterdam
Here are some of the questions which people have been asking about it and my responses:
Can I join any time or am I too late? Have I missed a start date? You are very welcome . . . → Read More: UH Online Apprenticeship FAQs
In recent years, I have disappointed many people when my apprenticeship course became so quickly full or because they couldn’t make every meeting or because they lived too far away. So, after much thought and planning I am about to launch a blended learning version of my course! I am very excited about this . . . → Read More: UH Apprenticeship Online!
Here is an outline of my personal foraging rules, for picking edible plants in urban environments.
Above all, be considerate, careful and moderate whether harvesting from your own plants or those growing in public spaces. Be: Accurate Light Clean Legal Enriching Safe
1. Accurate Harvest 100% CERTAINTY OF IDENTIFICATION Know the plant, know the . . . → Read More: Lynn’s Urban Foraging Rules