Sun Essences Be Calm for Animals

Autumn is a tough time for many animals as here in the UK bonfire night looms, along with Diwali and in the USA, Thanksgiving.

Autumn is Firework Time.      Help for pets

We all love fireworks and look forward to celebrations where they light up the night sky. But it can be a miserable time for animals as many are frightened by the very loud bangs. Everyone knows that animals should be shut up indoors on what can be a succession of nights, however, the noise has a penetrating quality that is still loud enough, even inside, to cause distress. Such sensitive […]

By |October 31st, 2013|2013, General, Sun Essences Blog|Comments Off

Sociable Agrimony

Plants use many ways of dispersing their seeds.  In the case of ‘sociable’ Agrimony, it uses friendly passing strangers to do the job!

I was having a great day in the garden clearing borders, I bent down and brushed against a Agrimony flower spike, heavy with seed. Suddenly there were at least 50 seeds stuck to my hair, thank goodness it was tied back. Each seed has many spiky barbs, which entangle in the hair/fur. It’s tortuous to remove them! Certainly they will be carried some distance before […]

By |October 19th, 2013|2013, General, Sun Essences Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off

A heartfelt plea on behalf of mushrooms

Will all those people who think they are doing a service to humanity by destroying mushrooms PLEASE stop and think for a moment!


Autumn funghi


I think everyone is much better educated now a days on the dangers of eating wild mushrooms, so there is no need to destroy them!?

They are some of the most beautiful of God’s creations and mushrooms are a vital part of the fragile woodland ecosystem.

Mushrooms are the “Mrs Mops” of the forest, efficiently sponging up all the rot and debris that less fastidious plants […]

By |October 15th, 2013|2013, General, Sun Essences Blog|Comments Off

Georgeous Gentian

There are many hundreds of different varieties of Gentian, including garden plants. It flowers throughout the summer and well into Autumn. It gives us wonderful show when not much else is about. Known for its  ‘bitter’ qualities, it’s useful as a herbal concoction for the digestion and also as a flavouring in drinks.

Gentian Bach Flower Remedy       Gentian Bach Flower Remedy ”Gentian

By |October 8th, 2013|2013, General, Sun Essences Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off