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Holy Oak
The majesty of the Oak has been recognized by many cultures. The Celts, the Germanic and Nordic tribes, and the ancient Greeks all attributed this tree to their main god. To them the Oak represented power, protection and durability. The fiery Oak has strong...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary O
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Oak: Correspondences
Quercus alba Folk Names: Duir, Jove's Nuts, Juglans Gender: Masculine Planet: Sun Element: Fire Deity: Daga, Dianus, Jupiter, Thor, Zeus, Herne, Janus, Rhea, Cybele, Hecate, Pan, Erato Power: Protection, Health, Money, Healing, Potency, Fertility, Luck...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary O
Basics of Magick: The Use of Color in Magick
White | Silver | Grey | Pink | Red | Purple | Brown | Blue | Green | Yellow | Gold | Black In magick, colors represent certain energies, goals, people and non-physical beings, such as deities or spiritual forces. For this reason, you should include candles,...
Symbology >> Colorology
What is a Druid?
According to the New Age Dictionary a Druid is defined as "a member of Celtic priests, poets, healers, and judges in pre-Christian Britain, Ireland, and France." Too the best of our knowledge that is what the Druids were, which implies that they...
Religions >> Druidism
Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Green Man
Who is this mysterious face in the leaves, commonly known as the Green Man? He is the personification of the spirit of nature itself in its vegetation form; the living heartbeat in every cell of a plant, shrub or tree, and the divine essence of the seasons....
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros

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Every Blooming Thing: Parking lot plants, part 5
After all, 30-plus years ago I planted a ridge of it under an oak tree, next to the driveway. That Rosemary is still ... My favorite way to prepare turkey is to put a few sprigs of Rosemary and several oranges in the turkey cavities before baking.
Volunteers restore Tolay Park south of Petaluma
Through the unique STRAW program that uses mostly donated labor, mostly from school groups and, recently, the AmeriCorps, workers have planted 4,400 oaks, California buckeyes, California rose plants, toyons and willow sprigs. At this pace, the ...
Smoked Catfish Terrine recipe
Preheat a smoker to 225 degrees with pecan or oak chunks. Hot-smoke the fillets until the fish flakes easily and is cooked ... Lay a few slices of radish and sprigs of dill on bottom for presentation.
Artists play with perceptions of place in new shows
To one side, a small blue pot contains a selection, partly chosen randomly each day, of sprigs of azalea, juniper, oak, gingko, and crabapple. RB attends to details.
Souper food! Spicy Mexican tomato soup
Heat the oil and sauté the spring onions and shallot over a medium heat for a few minutes until softened and beginning to brown. Add the chopped garlic, cumin and coriander and cook for a few minutes more. Tip in the tomatoes and season with salt and ...

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