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Cheralyn Darcey

Cheralyn Darcey is a botanical alchemist, organic gardener, independent natural history scholar, artist, educator and the author of several books and oracle decks of nature magick, folklore, witchcraft and ethnobotanical traditions. Inspired by her pagan family upbringing and her passion for nature and magick, her work focuses on the spiritual, cultural, therapeutic and physical connections between humans and plants.

Her publications include three flower reading oracle decks which bring the Language of Flowers through the Doctrine of Signatures alive: ‘The Australian Wildflower Reading Cards’, ‘Flower Reading Cards’, ‘Flowers of the Night Oracle’. A flower affirmation deck for daily guidance: ‘Flower Petals’. Two Australian Wildflower mandala style colouring books: Florasphere Calm and ‘Florasphere Inspire’. Her book ‘Flowerpaedia, 1,000 flowers and their meanings’ presents a language translator for the Language of Flowers complete with correspondence lists to find flowers to match sentiments, ritual use and occasions.

A popular presenter at Mind Body Spirit festivals, libraries, museums and events, Cheralyn weaves the ancient magick and folklore of our gardens and our passion for the wilds of nature into workshops and talks to inspire renewed care for our land while finding personal guidance, inspiration and support in plants.

Her artwork has been featured in galleries and art prizes across Australia and the USA including The Australian Museum and Manly Art Gallery. Cheralyn was an Environmental Artist in Residence during the International Conference of Eco Ideas 2011 and has a long association with many Environmental organisations creating eco artworks, educational workshops and presentations as well as working as an administration volunteer.

Cheralyn has a regular segment on ABC Radio Australia ‘Flower of the Fortnight’ exploring the botanical history, gardening, myths and therapeutic facets of flowers. She has been a guest on Australian national tv and radio including Studio Ten, 2UE, Her organic vegetable, magickal herb and flowers gardens have been featured in Good Organic Gardening Magazine and she has been featured in many publications including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Daily Telegraph, many regional newspapers, Yours Magazine, ABC Gardening Australia, Air Asia Inflight, Country Style, Harpers Bazaar, Elle.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • RECENT EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
  • 2014 Warringah Art Prize & Exhibition, Waste to Art ~ finalist Brookvale
  • 2012 “Together” solo exhibition Complete, Manly
  • Warringah Art Prize & Exhibition, Waste to Art ~ finalist Brookvale



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  • Healing and Communicating Using The Language of Flowers

    Healing and Communicating Using The Language of Flowers

    BY INNERSELF.COM MAY 2ND / 0 COMMENTS

    Healing and Communication Using The Language of Flowers How we can fully benefit from our relationship with nature, and in turn assist her, is by understanding plant meanings. Flowers and plants describe the attributes that they hold through their form, function and behaviour. The way they grow and attract pollinators; the way they look, smell, taste, feel and even sound, are all indications of this. From closely observing these factors, we have an opening into the world of the language of plants.

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  • Cheralyn Talks Flower Meanings with Transformation Talk Radio

    Cheralyn Talks Flower Meanings with Transformation Talk Radio

    BY DR PAT DACCILI MAY 2ND / 0 COMMENTS

    As Flowepaedia starts to grow its roots into America, Cheralyn is blasting through with more and more interviews, sharing the language and power of plants. Download the latest podcast between Cheralyn and Pat Daccili, host of The Dr. Pat Show, as they dig deep into the secret messages of what flowers mean—emotionally, spiritually, symbolically, even astrologically—and how that knowledge can introduce or enhance tranquillity. You will begin to see clearly that even walking through an arboretum, or flower garden...or even a wooded glen...can become a transformative experience.

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