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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’ as well as 'The Language of Flower'. 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.


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  • 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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  • Magickal Herb Oracle Review

    Magickal Herb Oracle Review

    BY SEMENTES DA ALMA OCTOBER 21ST / 0 COMMENTS

    Are you a native of Portuguese? Then you'll love this review of Cheralyn Darcey's Magickal Herb Oracle with Natasha, of Sementes da Alma. Walk through the realm of magickal herbs and their botanical and spiritual language. Discover rare and modern herbs and invite the language of their flowers into your world. Breathe Courage with Motherwort, Detox with Dandelion, Change with Elderflower, Reflect with Lemon Balm, be guided by Sage and show passion with Marshmallow. To see more of the reviewer, visit: sementesdaalma.com To follow the author Cheralyn, visit: cheralyndarcey.com To look at more illustrations by the artist, Deer Dandy visit: deerdandy Magickal Herb Oracle by Cheralyn Darcey and Illustrated by Deer Dandy, is available now at all good bookstores: rockpoolpublishing.co #MagickalHerbOracle #RockpoolPublishing #CheralynDarcey #DeerDandy

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  • Magickal Herb Oracle Review | MavenUnmasked

    Magickal Herb Oracle Review | MavenUnmasked

    BY MAVEN UNMASKED JULY 7TH / 0 COMMENTS

    Ever wanted to stroll through a magickal garden and discover the most precious herbs and plants of the spiritual realm? Have you ever been fascinated by herbal remedies and their healing, spiritual and botanical properties? MavenUnmasked opens the new deck by Cheralyn Darcey and relays her first impressions of this unique and intruiging oracle. To see more of mavenUnmasked and her untitive readings, visit her at: cheralyndarcey.com To see more of the author, visit: mavenunmasked.com #MagickalHerbOracle #CheralynDarcey #RockpoolPublishing

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