July 31, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have enjoyed learning about California Poppy this month. A few weeks ago, we recorded our thoughts about her before we began our adventures. Now, it is time to fill out the second part of the Herbal Spirits section. How would you describe California Poppy’s energy? There is still plenty of fun […]

July 30, 2013 Calendar Entry

A few weeks ago we started our California Poppy Extract. We learned that the extract may help with relaxation. So, what do you think of your extract? Would you recommend it to a friend? There is still plenty of fun to be had with California Poppy. To join in on the activities click below. Or, you […]

July 26, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to review what we have learned about California Poppy this month! On page 13, you will find the word search. What is your favorite word that describes her? You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Carefree California Poppy” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of […]

July 25, 2013 Calendar Entry

Have you checked out the resource page for books, games, and internet sites about California Poppy? If you don’t have a chance to go to the library, you can head over to Flora Delaterre’s website to learn more about her and many other medicinal herbs! You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Carefree […]

July 24, 2013 Calendar Entry

For the last few weeks, we have been discovering California Poppy. We have made California Poppy extract, compress, essence, and tea. We have learned about California Poppy’s leaves and flowers in the Botany section. We have read her story, sung her  song, and completed the crossword puzzle. We hope that you have enjoyed your discoveries […]

July 23, 2013 Calendar Entry

Today, we are sharing “Poppy, Golden Poppy”. This  song was written by Kristine. Here are the first four lines (sung to the tune of “California Poppy Song”). See page 21 for the rest of the song. If you would like to add a stanza, please feel free to post it in the comments section or […]

July 19, 2013 Calendar Entry

We hope that you enjoyed writing in your journals yesterday. Today, we are reviewing what we have learned about the California Poppy. Turn to page 35 for the crossword puzzle. Which words were more difficult to find? You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Carefree California Poppy” right here: Or, you can subscribe […]

July 18, 2013 Calendar Entry

It is time to reflect about California Poppy. Let us open our journals to record our thoughts. We have provided some journal space in this zine on pages 33 and 34, if you prefer. What have you learned about her this month? What has been your favorite recipe? What would you like to learn more […]

July 17, 2013 Calendar Entry

If you have been feeling restless or anxious lately, you may want to turn to page 23. On that page, you will find an ingredient list, instructions, and dosage suggestions for California Poppy Tea. The tea helps calm nerves and ease minds. A little local honey will help sweeten the tea’s bitter taste. After trying […]

July 16, 2013 Calendar Entry

  Thanks for joining us here at Herbal Roots Zine today! For those of you who did not stop by yesterday, we posted a giveaway for a California Poppy Tincture from Moonwise Herbs. There is still time to sign up, if you would like a chance to win! The giveaway ends on Sunday, July 28. […]

July 12, 2013 Calendar Entry

Did you know that the yellow to orange flowers of the California Poppy open and close in response to the Sun’s light?  For more information and a diagram to label, turn to Herbal Botany on page 17. You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Carefree California Poppy” right here: Or, you […]

July 11, 2013 Calendar Entry

Essence. Take a moment to meditate on the word and what it means to you. By definition, an essence is the most significant aspect of a living body. Without it, the person, animal, or plant would cease to be recognizable as an individual being. There would, simply, be nothing there. The light would be no […]

July 10, 2013 Calendar Entry

California Poppy flowers are so brightly colored and full of energy. They gladden hearts large and small. Today, we are bringing a little of their joy into our living spaces by making bouquets. For a bouquet that will lasts through the seasons, we will be using tissue paper and embroidery floss. To begin the craft, […]