Flo is short for Flora, the Goddess of Flowers.
Born of British parents, she emigrated with them to a small farm in central Ohio. Now in her 60s, she works as Rubus’ housekeeper and helps take care of his young nephew. She provides both home schooling during the school year and assists Rubus with magic during winter and summer breaks. She lives in a small apartment attached to Rubus’ house.
She first met Rubus when he was a student at the university; he would later become professor of botany. Flo was a cleaner at the school and later moved to her farm after her parents’ death to grow an assortment of herbs to sell to local witches. Flo is well respected as a kind and giving witch who has an unusual flair for the magical use of herbs.
415 Raspberry Picket Trilogy
Three novels by R. L. Patterson