Colette O'Neill, creative force at Bealtaine Cottage… Ireland's Sustainable Living, Permaculture Lifestyle Practitioner, celebrating 12 yrs growing a sustainable sanctuary for Mother Earth, with magical gardens powered by Goddess-inspired Permaculture. Mother Earth can live without us. We cannot live apart from Her. It's time to nurture and care for our only home.
A Little Celtic Magic at Midsummer…
The Celts believed that endurance and patience were two of the elements in Woodbine, or Honeysuckle as we commonly call it.
The spiral journey could be found within the vine, so to have it growing wild at the entrance to Bealtaine Smallholding is magic indeed!
Winter and Summer…Thomas Telynog Evans
In lovely harmony the wood has put on its green mantle,
and summer is on its throne, playing its string-music;
the willow, whose harp hung silent when it was
withered in winter, now gives forth its melody-
Hush! Listen! The world is alive.
“We honour the land which supports us,
we respect the waters which give us life.”
–Amergin the Bard
Here are three things to hold dear on your journey…