Category: gardening

Notes from the Apothecary: Lavender


Himalayan Gardens near Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire 



    Spiderlings        Elderflower 

Gardening day.

   Marigold seedling repotted.    Yarrow ready to go into the garden.    Asparagus peas: a new venture this year.    Fresh Black Peppermint. Smells divine.

Spring in Burntwood (2)

And snowdrops:

Moon Magic, Rachel Patterson

Pagan Portals – Moon Magic by Rachel Patterson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Pagan Portals is, as the name suggests, a series of books (by various authors) with the aim of introducing various aspects of Paganism. Moon Magic seems a staple in this…

Kitchen Witchcraft, so what’s that then?

Pagan Portals – Kitchen Witchcraft: Crafts of a Kitchen Witch by Rachel Patterson My rating: 5 of 5 stars The phrase ‘Kitchen Witchcraft’ conjures up brewing potions and hanging herbs, and while this of course can be the case, the experienced witch knows the…