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  • Botanical Tarot and Botanical Oracle card decks, illustrated and painted by hand. Each of these botanical and flora inspired, intuitive tarot decks delves into the garden and the natural world while remaining rooted in mythology and tradition.

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  • Botanical Tarot deck and Botanical Oracle card deck, illustrated and painted by hand. Each of these botanical and flora inspired, intuitive tarot decks delves into the garden and the natural world while remaining rooted in mythology and tradition.

    BOTANICAL TAROT & ORACLE DECKS

  • Limited Edition Fine art prints inspired by the natural world, herbariums, plant magic and serpents. Hand-gilded in antique gold with deckled edges.

    LIMITED EDITION ARTWORK

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  • FROM MY GARDEN: BELOVED PLANTS & BLOOMS

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  • Pythia Botanica Oracle Volume II is illustrated by hand and rooted in plant magic, the natural world, and ancient mythology. Through 48 botanical oracle cards, we explore the plant world and all of the mystery, magic, wisdom and wonder it provides. Read these cards in traditional Tarot spreads, and allow the spirit of these plants to guide you.

    A GUIDE: THE GARDEN MEETS THE CARDS

  • Drawing Sun-Beamed Meaning

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    "So near you are, summer stars." - C. Sandburg


    So near indeed, stars feel in nights like these. Including our own Sun in its highest position, feeding our plants and selves with daylight longer than it has all year 'round. Meanwhile our Moon felt close this week, where the Northern Hemisphere's Solstice met the Moon's fullest phase. We're in tune to set brand new intentions in brand new ways.

    The Solstice in the North aligns the Sun's orbital path with the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn in the South, yet the operative word for me this season is the one they have in common: "Tropic." In Hellenic terms (τροπή), it means "trope," aka change of direction or circumstances — a simple-seeming notion that opens the door for a vast array of new beginnings. Due to our planet's tilt, the Sun seems to deviate from its path this time of year, and so may we, as we fill our hearts with light along the axis of Midsummer.

    Pythia Botanica is the original Botanical Oracle deck, illustrated by hand and rooted in Greek mythology and plant magic. Read these cards in traditional Tarot spreads and allow the spirit of these plants to guide you.

    Drawing Sun-beamed Meaning


    My garden, having burst with its first bounty of blooms and first session of deadheading stems, has taken note of Solstice season, too. And as always, this led me to look to the cards. Would they align with some of these stray thoughts and feelings?


    The Ophidia Rosa Tarot's Sun card, illustrating Strawflower and Fern, strikes a note with the closeness mentioned earlier: "Swelling with heat from the closest of stars, we connect to the beat of hearts here and afar."


    The Maiden Oracle also ponders the Sun's near-yet-afar nature with Marigold: "Our inspiration never ceases from close to one’s heart to our nearest star. Warm yourself with rousing, glowing beams. The darkness that surrounds us, will be brighter than it seems."


    And finally, the Ad Orbita Tarot hones in on the meaning behind our nearest star's path: "Calendula, our little calendar of gold, like our Sun, sets the season and stories to be told. We are safe in our circle now to extend our stems toward warm rays of life, fill up our hearts, and bloom past the strife."

     

    Here's to the year's second half, now that dreams from our Winter inspired our Spring, the illumination of June brings new dreams into view.

    Pythia Botanica is the original Botanical Oracle deck, illustrated by hand and rooted in Greek mythology and plant magic. Read these cards in traditional Tarot spreads and allow the spirit of these plants to guide you.