Author Archives: Mary Bennett

Moon Phases Are Delicious

In Neo-Paganism the moon cycles are often seen as a way to think about planting/growing/nurturing (during the waxing moon) and letting go/banishing/dcreasing (during the waning moon).

Folklore certainly has lots of advice on planting and harvesting related to moon phases.

The full moon is full power. And … read more.

Nature Mandalas and Hangings

Sandy taught us how to make rope from day lily leaves and then weave in a colourful fall mix of natural plants. If you’d like to do more nature art with Sandy, please contact her on Sundays or through earthspiritucv@gmail.com 

 

Mary’s nature mandala at the centre … read more.

Fall on the Labyrinth

Calendula in various stages: full bloom to full seed. Planted judiciously it will grow year round.
Apple mint in pot on west pathway near hedge. Cranesbill geranium (pale pink flowers) in ground in front.
Pineapple mint (left) and peppermint (right)
Golden Lemon thyme. Along with red creeping thyme, … read more.

Families–Welcome! A New Program Year

Subject: Welcome! A new program year at UCV begins…

Hello Families,

Welcome to a new program year at the Unitarian Church of Vancouver! I had a very full summer, but I’m actually happy to fall back into routines this month. I hope you are all able to find … read more.