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Seasonal Nodes : Late Summer/Earth 

“Earth” is the name the Chinese give to the energy of late Summer. Late Summer is the season of the Harvest. The gathering in of all that has been produced the rest of the year. It is a golden time of contentment and security, of basking in the flow of achievement and satisfaction. The energy of Earth is that of rich ripe stillness.

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NatureKristen Hudson
Natural Cycles : Timothy Hay Update

My how our Timothy Hay has grown! Remember the little green sprouts from 7 weeks ago?  Take a look now, and we are on our third harvest! Chickens, baby Chicks, and our rabbits have been eating well this spring, They literally jump and shriek when they see me arrive with the basket.

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NatureDiane Mayer
Natural Cycles : Comfrey

Comfrey is a multi-functional plant that is popular with permaculture gardens, because it helps plants function in their own mini eco-system and improve the soil quality. We've planted it around the farm for this very reason!

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NatureDiane Mayer
Seasonal Nodes : Spring  

As we are closer to the Spring Equinox and the traditional Western start of Spring, we start to see lots of green sprouting everywhere. But Spring starts much earlier than we may realize, and even Spring has mini-season's within her that are truly remarkable little periods where Nature is waking up and ready for brand new beginnings!

 
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NatureDiane Mayer