Nature


thoughts-on-nature

Sayali T had often heard people say, “Be in tune with Nature. Be pure and simple. Be one with Nature.” She thought she was doing her best to live in tune with Nature, until she met Gollum. Most of you who are J. R. R. Tolkien fans or LOTR fanatics like me know who Gollum is. For those of you who don’t, let me tell you very briefly about him. Gollum is an important character in Tolkien’s books. He is a monster-like creature constantly in search of a powerful magical ring after......

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Garden gloves

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE explores the idea of openness and protectiveness against stimuli by a comparison with wearing garden gloves while working in her beloved garden in British Columbia. My relationship with garden gloves continues...

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The magic of unseen laws

ELINA PINTA experiments in her personal life with the laws of the universe. Sometimes we are clearly reminded of the magic of life. It shows itself in the form of a perfect coincidence, the...

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The impermanence of broccoli

ALANDA GREENE explores the nature of impermanence and permanence through observing the growth cycles and stages of existence of the humble broccoli. LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN I’m transplanting tiny broccoli seedlings, moving them from...

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80/20 principle

SIMONNE HOLM shares some practical tips on pH balance in the body and healthy eating. Everything we eat influences our body’s pH balance. Consequently, it is important to find the right balance between acidic...

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Amazing flowers

For thousands of years flowers have been used as medicines to cure human diseases. In the 1920s, a London doctor decided to explore the healing properties of flowers systematically and scientifically, and his discoveries...

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Become your own greenspace

JANMARIE CONNOR provides some simple tips on creating your own biosphere and greening your life. Community gardens and parks, biodiversity projects, and ‘green’ designs are on the rise across Indiana. Visit downtown Indy for...

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COLLECTOR'S EDITION 2016