Monthly Archives: February 2015

Naked Narcissus

Narcissus are the classic spring-flowering bulb. For many people, appearance of these delicate flowers outside signals the end of winter and the beginning of spring. Indoor gardeners can enjoy narcissus too—they are generally less than a foot in height and bought already in bloom in decorative pots. Like other spring-flowering bulbs, narcissus can be forced…

Comfrey & Dandelion

This is my first post linked to The Pagan Experience Project and this week the topic is C and/or D. Plants and Herbs provide an essential link to nature for many Pagans, whether this is full-on gardening or a few essential culinary herbs on your kitchen windowsill, and I am certainly no different. What I…

Home made basic Incense

We were lucky enough recently to spend the weekend in Glastonbury. Whilst we were there we visited the most wonderful shop – Starchild – that was filled with fragrant incense, candles and teas. Not only did the shop smell fantastic, but you could tell that each blend was lovingly created and these were not mass…

Gardening by the Moon

As Spring slowly begins to take hold, those of us who enjoy planting and growing will undoubtedly be thinking of the garden and plans for the coming year. For me this year I am going to try to stick to the sowing and harvesting cycles as dictated by the Moon. Based on the Moons proven…