Arkham's Botanical - Ethnobotanical seed supplier

Arkham’s Botanical – Ethnobotanical seeds

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Recommended

This month we thought we’d let you know about a rather good UK-based source of ethnobotanical seeds and plants, Arkham’s Botanical. Billing themselves as a specialist “one-stop” source for ornamental, exotic and ethnobotanical plant species, the site offers over a hundred different species of rare and desirable genera such as Acacia, Desmanthus, Ipomoea, Lophophora, Phalaris, Salvia and Trichocereus…

A panoramic view of Barcelona's Montjuic cactus garden (Will Phuq, 2018)
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A Visit to Jardins de Mossèn Costa i Llobera, Barcelona

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Psychogeography & Cool Spaces

Barcelona’s Jardins de Mossèn Costa i Llobera is one of Europe’s oldest & largest publicly-accessible collections of cacti & succulent plants. Recently renovated, the gardens are situated in the Montjuic area of the city & offer a breath-taking panoramic view of Barcelona’s coastline…

Share the Seeds

SharetheSeeds

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Recommended

Originally started by members of the DMT Nexus boards, SharetheSeeds is an incredible website, existing “not only to collect, share & preserve plants & seeds of ethnological significance; but also the wisdom, folklore, customs & cosmologies associated with these organisms”. Seeking to further our collective understanding of plants & their role in the human experience, the forum & its members place a special emphasis on encouraging the sustainable cultivation of medicinal species; the so-called ‘healer’ & ‘teacher’ plants…

How to grow Trichocereus cacti from seed

How to Grow Trichocereus Cacti from Seed

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Psychoactive Self-sufficiency

When followed correctly, this tek is an almost totally “set-and-forget” way of growing Trichocereus cacti & other species from seed (or even leaves, in the case of Psychotria viridis). Personally, sowing in the spring, I’ve had great success starting off a variety of Trichocereus cacti indoors using this method, having so far tried my hand at growing Trichocereus bridgesii, Trichocereus macrogonus, Trichocereus pachanoi…