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What are you growing?

By Cindy Black / April 3, 2014 /

From the seeds and roots held steady in winter, new growth emerges in spring. I’ve been around for decades and witnessed this event many times. However, it wasn’t until Khadro pointed out that the seeds we plant in our Water Element (which correspond to Winter) will grow in the Wood Element (which correspond to Spring), that I  really…

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Fire Element and Summer Solstice

By Cindy Black / July 11, 2012 /

It’s summer, the height of the Fire Element. I notice once the Summer Solstice has arrived, the grass stops growing so quickly (the passing of Spring Energy) and the pace of people also slows down. The change from frantically attending to our gardens in the Spring, to sipping iced tea on the porch with friends…

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