Sweet Memories of Summer: Holy Basil
Botanica / Fawn Lily Botanica / Gardening / Inspiration

Sweet Memories of Summer: Holy Basil

The chilly and rainy winter days have me yearning for summer’s warmth.  This is a photo of flowering Holy Basil/Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) in my garden. Aren’t those flowers captivating and cheerful? They inspired the most recent product in my line, a Holy Basil & Hemp Lip Balm made with nourishing ingredients including Holy Basil infused oil, … Continue reading

Enchanting Ghost Pipe
Botanica / Inspiration

Enchanting Ghost Pipe

Ghost Pipe (Monotropa uniflora L.) is truly enchanting, surprising, and unique.  Whenever I stumble upon one in the forest, I find the urge to sit with this botanical irresistible – inspecting and studying its intricate, curious, gorgeous, and almost haunting shape and color. Also commonly called Indian Pipe and sometimes Fairy Smoke, Corpse Plant, Ice Plant, Dutchman’s … Continue reading