An early Henbane potion was dedicated to Apollo, the Greek god of healing and disease. A Henbane potion could cure the madness brought on by those … [Read more...] about A Henbane potion to honor Apollo, or to treat madness or induce it as part of the witch’s flying potion, April 27, 2019
This is my first year for growing Datura. Around here it's known as Jimson Weed, though I believe what they call that here is a different animal … [Read more...] about Datura unfolding in the witch’s garden
Exiled from his native Bulgaria, Playwright and novelist Georgi Markov had just finished walking across the Thames on Waterloo Bridge. There he waited … [Read more...] about Ricinus communis: An ally to dictators and the KGB: Friend to mothers for ages, the bane to moles everywhere, the intriguing tale of the Castor Bean plant
Relatively speaking it was a nasty winter. It turned cold in November and is still a bit chilly most days in March, as well as dipping down below … [Read more...] about What survived the winter in the witch’s garden?
I think my success in gardening for the past three years (and I'm not about to claim great success mind you, at best about a 75% success rate which … [Read more...] about Starting seeds indoors for a witch’s garden