by: John Gay (1685-1732) All in the Downs the fleet was moor’d, The streamers waving in the wind, When black-ey’d Susan came aboard. Oh! where shall I my true love find! Tell me, ye jovial sailors, tell me true, If my sweet William sails among the crew. William, who high upon the yard, Rock’d with […]
A Witches' Garden Grimoire
Alchemy in the Witches' garden
A notebook of Witch's garden thoughts, ideas, experiments failed and successful. Since witches are often nocturnal creatures, we also go into moon gardens, and a fair amount of cottage gardening as well.
I cover everything from witches' garden folklore, to the presence of fairies in your garden, as well as day to day issues like layout, planting, sprouting - not altogether successful - as well as the plants themselves.
A collection of tales, potions and spells from a witches' garden
What good is a witches' garden grimoire without some instruction on how they might have been used in the past, or present? Though you should be warned, instructions may come from sources as varied as prestigious universities, to the witchfinder. A good rule of them is if you don't know what you're doing with plants, it's best not to mess with them.
Also included are progress reports to the witch who watches over me and watches my garden grow.
From healing potions to the dark arts, the articles below make for a great introduction to witch's garden plants ... pick an article below
How I became the witch's gardener. Gardening with a history.
To answer that question, you first have to answer the question “what is a witch?” If your concept of a witch is Miss Almira Gulch and her alter ego The Wicked Witch of the West from the Wizard of Oz, the answer is no. Besides, witches would have ridden their broomsticks naked and greased up. […]