"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change." - Buddha
Here’s a little story about how I got into gardening - especially flowers. I had lived seven years in London; in 2011, I went to Peru to seek shamanic healing and met my partner in the Sacred Valley. Three years later, I moved from London into his Austrian farmhouse in the countryside. I have loved the busy flamboyant city life, but country life forced me to slow down. I became more introvert as I couldn’t speak a word of German nor Carinthian dialect. It was a shock to my system and I was not comfortable with the change. By the end of 2014, I started to develop finger arthritis and inflammation in both wrists. In order to find comfort and healing, I began to grow flowers, as well as learning about self-healing.
Working with nature not only helped to channel healing energy into my life, it has also opened a new door for my creativity. I was so inspired by the flowers that the faerie visions started to pour in and I had to draw them. These drawings later became the illustrations for my very first public creations - ‘Enamored Coloring Book Series.’
In 2016, we turned our little sanctuary into a biodynamic garden. Today, our little garden houses more than 120 different types of flowers, besides edible vegetables which are grown by my partner. I am so grateful for all the colourful flowers that emanate loving vibrations into our surrounding area. All the flowers in my garden consistently serve as an inspiration for my creativity. I highly recommend anyone to work with flowers.
Listed below are flowers from my garden with their common names in alphabetical order. The flowers were mostly planted by me, a few by my partner and some appeared by themselves. I do belief that the faeries have dropped them there.
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