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Witchy Wednesday: My study of Datura

Last year I said I was going to blog about what’s going on in my garden, but then I got busy with the garden and didn’t get around to talking about it.  The suburban yard has a bunch of herbs … Continue reading

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Growing a Witches Garden

It’s a Witchy Wednesday post on time – in which I will focus on gardening.  I know, it’s January here in the northern hemisphere the ground is cold and frozen.  Frigid ground aside, January is when I begin to plan … Continue reading

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Book Review: Witchcraft Medicine

Witchcraft Medicine Healing Arts, Shamanic Practices, and Forbidden Plants (2003).  Claudia Muller-Ebeling, Christian Ratsch, and Wolf-Dieter Storl. Translated: Annabel Lee.  Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont. Witchcraft Medicine is a well researched collection of essays by reputable academics on the subject of shamanism … Continue reading

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Herbal Review: The Master Book of Herbalism (Beyerl)

The Master Book of Herbalism. Paul Beyerl, Phoneix Publishing Inc., Blane, Washington, 1984.  (Illustrations by Diana Greene.) Beyerl’s The Master Book of Herbalism (1984) is a well-rounded traditional magical herbal. The book is split into three main parts: the first being … Continue reading

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Garden Planning 1

So, first I know that I said I was going to make Wednesday book reviews and I tried really hard to finish this book. However, life’s been complicated and I haven’t yet finished that book. I’ll try to post a … Continue reading

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Circe the Enchantress: Working with Archetypes

This week’s PBP prompt is C – so I am going to write about Circe.  I have seen in some Pagan literature Circe referred to as a goddess figure, and in some literature almost reinvented.  First, I am going to say … Continue reading

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The Cry of the Mandrake and Other Baneful Herbs

Post for week 4 in Pagan Blog Project: B II: Baneful Herbs In modern witchcraft, “baneful herbs” are herbs traditionally associated with ill will and are often very toxic. These are poisons that should not be handled by anyone who … Continue reading

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