Welcome to Tephyr's Garden!

Tephyr passed from this world in 2015 after a 13 year struggle with LMS: Leiomayosarcoma.
She encouraged me to start Alternative Nature Online Herbal in 1997 and contributed as long as her health allowed.

My blog about what's going on in The Garden and my Studio:
Tephyr's Garden

My other blog on living with LMS: Leiomayosarcoma: Necessary Warrior

Articles The Garden Today: How my views and practices are evolving in 2012

Abundance Is an herb abundant if it's common in one area and disappearing in another?

Root Harvesting

Getting Kids to Take Herbs

Consumer Power and The Healthcare Industry

Even more important than when I wrote it way back when.

Toxicity and Herbs



Collecting Dew Drops

Find out how to collect the dew on herbs and plants to use medicinally and metaphysically.

Harvesting and Preparations with The Lunar Phases

Make your own Smudge Sticks

How to use Smudge Sticks

Sweet Grass and making your own Sweet Grass Braids


What are the Nature Spirits called Elementals

Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Combinations of Elementals

Plant and Nature Spirit, Co-Creative and Co-Partnership, Spirit Based and/or Fanatical Organic Gardening

By whichever name you prefer. :)

The Garden

History and updates of The Garden.

What is Co-Creative Gardening and How it has worked for me

Kineseology and other Communication Techniques

Channeling and Meditation



Conscious Weeding

Conscious Harvesting

Conscious Preparation

I'm asked a lot where to get seeds and herb plants. These are two of the best:

Horizon Herbs
Crone's Bones
If you disagree with the beliefs on this site please go here and read my message on Tolerance.
Do not send me emails trying to convert me to your Religious beliefs (I am content and fulfilled in my own), do not curse me (it won't work and reflects badly upon you) and do not send me viruses (that won't work either and it's illegal to send one intentionally as well as reflects badly upon you).

Bless you and go in Peace.

(For educational purposes only. No parts of documents on this site are to be taken as diagnosis or prescription for any illness. See your Medical and Mental Health Care professional for any personal health or emotional concerns.)