Home > Authors > Cheralyn Darcey

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



Recent news about Cheralyn

  • Flowerpaedia - by the Organic Gardener

    Flowerpaedia - by the Organic Gardener

    BY PENNY WOODWARD JANUARY 16TH / 0 COMMENTS

    A beautiful, delicate-looking annual with feathery blue-green leaves, love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena) reaches about 50cm in height and despite it’s looks is surprisingly tough and easy to grow. It's looking fabulous in my garden right now, but can be grown from the tropics (in winter) to cold temperate regions thriving in most soils as long as they are well-drained. Planting at this time of year with unexpected heat waves, put them in a position where they're shaded from the hot westerly afternoon sun.

    read more…

  • Flower Reading Cards Review

    Flower Reading Cards Review

    BY WILD MOON WOMAN JULY 28TH / 0 COMMENTS

    Wild Moon Woman Shares her first impressions and flip through of the Flower Reading Cards Follow Wild Moon Women here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwCMVj5zUySGzLcETDIwmAQ

    read more…



View more news

Social Feed

Loading tweets...

Events

2018-01

01-12-2017January01-02-2018

  •  
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  •  
  •  
  •  

January 2018

Stradbroke Island Point Lookout Markets
Point Lookout Community Hall, East Coast Road, Point Lookout, QLD 4183
Sun 28th, 8-12am
find out more

View all upcoming Events