Category Archives: Gardening

Thorne’s All Natural Bug Repellent

I decided to do something about these bugs that are bugging me. I made a couple of completely organic pest repellants. I guess they are natural pesticides, but I think for the most part they drive the bugs away as opposed to killing them. I made one for our bodies and one for the garden. They both work really well!
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13 Ways to Manifest Abundance

Are you a Working Witch? An Unemployed Witch? An Urban witch? A Disabled Witch? A Homemaker Witch? A SAHP Witch?

There’s so much going on in this big, wide world that affects us all.  No matter one’s political stance, we must admit that the ongoing pandemic has and continues to cause us all stress and discomfort in so many ways. Continue reading

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Magickal Living – Autumn Abundance

Anybody need a little desert love? How about a grandwitch doing a pull up against a gorgeous desert sky? I’ve been hearing whispers (and moans and groans), all over the place lately.  And no, I’m not talking about the ‘rona … Continue reading

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It’s Feeling Fall

As you can see, it’s time to chop down the sunflowers and save some seeds for munching as well as for sharing with the birds.  If you look up to the top right of the drooping sunflowers you’ll see a few small yellow flowers atop those tall, swaying stalks…
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Summer Herb Recipe: Super Psonic Psychic Tonic

High summer and the garden is rockin’! Everything is in bloom. Over in the Western flower and herb bed things have gotten wild. It almost looks like everything there is trying to outdo the other plants. Some mad contest in … Continue reading

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Composting in Thornesworld

We had one of our rare snows this winter in February.  They happen about once every four years or so and the snow doesn’t usually stick for long.  This time we had a fun 6 inches or so, but it … Continue reading

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Thorne’s Natural Bug Repellent

I hate poisons and pesticides, and it’s that time of year here in Thornesworld. Bugs, bugs and more bugs. You might remember that here in my desert home we have some big, scary bugs like scorpions and of course spiders … Continue reading

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Imbolc, St Brigid’s Day, & Groundhog Day – A Cross Quarter Celebration by Any Name

Halfway between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox and it’s time to party, right? In Thornesworld this means a cleaning of the altar, some Calendula and Swiss Chard that made it through winter as offerings, baking some herb and seed breads … Continue reading

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Uncommon Uses for 9 Common Kitchen Herbs

Witches and wise women and men the world round and since the dawn of time have used what is native and handy to them.  In today’s world we have access to herbs and spices, plants and fruits from areas far … Continue reading

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