THE SACRED GARDENER SCHOOL

embracing the earth's dream

WORKSHOPS + EVENTS 2017

herbalism • permaculture • sustainable building • indigenous skills

THE MADAWASKA FOREST GARDEN

Co-creating Integrated Polyculture By Steven Martyn

CONSULTING + SPEAKING

spreading our passion for plants and ecology

SACRED GARDENING

Seeds for the Reemergence of Co-creative Agriculture
Chickadee Teachings and Sunflower Medicine
 

Chickadee Teachings and Sunflower Medicine

Sunflower seeds made their journey across the ocean to Europe, three hundred years ago when the hundred and fifty year old pine trees, whose trunks made the house I’m now sitting in, were tiny seedlings scattered through the understory of Pikwakanagan.
Blog: Last Stand for a Lost Art
 

Blog: Last Stand for a Lost Art

Many of the herbs that surround us, like clover, yarrow and mullein have everyday uses to keep us healthy, as well as having special talents and powers capable of healing acute conditions.
The Swail or The Art of Raking Muck
 

The Swail or The Art of Raking Muck

The Navaho, Aztecs and many other people grew their gardens intentionally alongside both natural and hand-dug canals, for water and for the fertile muck.
The Bright Eyes of Divinity; Jewels at the Heart of Existence
 

The Bright Eyes of Divinity; Jewels at the Heart of Existence

All my plant relations are jumping back up now. Every spring I’m brought to tears of gratefulness when I see their beautiful faces again. Only a week ago as the moon waxed toward fullness, we thrashed bags of un-hulled bean pods for their bright coloured eyes and coaxed hard white knuckle-like kernels from fourteen inch, eight-row Onondaga flint-corn.
Buy the Book: The Story of the Madawaska Forest Garden
 

Buy the Book: The Story of the Madawaska Forest Garden

Readers will find an abundance of growing techniques as well as life lessons — and a way of working with the land.
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