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About earthstonestation

promoting environmental education, protecting all species and preserving the wild places with art, music and storytelling.

Medicinal Mullein (Verbascum Thapsus) – harvesting and preparation

  Remedios de Ledoux Mullein is a medicinal herb native to Europe, Asia and N. Africa. The highest diversity of plants is found in the Mediterranean region. During the 1700s early settlers brought mullein seeds to the new colonies in … Continue reading

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Medicinal Milk Thistle – harvesting and preparation

Remedios de Ledoux Milk Thistle is a herbaceous annual or biennial plant with a dense prickly flower head and reddish-purple tubular flowers. It is native to the Mediterranean region and has been naturalized in Central Europe, North and South America … Continue reading

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An Aquarian Exposition

    3 Days of Peace & Music Just imagine   After fifty years I still believe.     After Joan Baez closed her set I wandered the path back through the woods,  along the Groovy Way,  to my campsite … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In … re-posted

Listen to the whisper of the cottonwood trees The other day, early morning I was in my rocking chair on the porch. Slowly pitching back and forth, soaking in the warmth of the sun. Fields and pastures spread below, green … Continue reading

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satirical ART of surrealist Pawel Kuczynski

A commentary on technology and the influence it has on our everyday lives. Polish born artist Pawel Kuczynski creates surreal fantastical compositions, where anything and everything is possible. He looks at contemporary issues through the lens of satire to portray … Continue reading

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Medicinal Herb Survey at the Lower Farm

Remedios de Ledoux Wild plants have been used by humans for medicinal purposes since prehistoric times. In the past two thousand years volumes of books have been written, by herbalists from around the world, to document the preparation and use … Continue reading

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ART and Wellness….diary sketches

    “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.”     Pablo Picasso Rummaging around in my attic I came across an old black portfolio case. Safeguarded inside were art notes and sketches, ideas to be pursued at a … Continue reading

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