Tag Archives: plant magick

Allergies, Colds and Flus, Oh My! Herbed Honey

It’s that time of year.  For all of us here in Thornesworld, the allergies kick in first.  As Autumn begins to dry plants to drop leaves for the winter to come, a lot of plants flower and make their last … Continue reading

Posted in Apothecary, Herbs, Kitchen Magick, Plants, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Taste of Summer Magick

Mmmm… I love all the flavors and scents of summer, don’t you? Here in the arid desert, just watering my rosemary, mint or creosote in the garden is a heady experience. And for this witch, the scent and flavor of … Continue reading

Posted in Herbs, Kitchen Magick, Magickal Craft, Magickal Living, Making Magick, Moon Magick, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Gardening, Magickal Living, Plants, Recycle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Apothecary, Gardening, Herbs, Magickal Living, Plants, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Gardening, Magickal Living, Plants, Wheel of the Year | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Gardening, Herbs, Magickal Living, Plants | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dodder the Lovely Lady’s Laces

From the moment this delicate yet persistent little vine showed up in my flower boat a few years ago, I was intrigued. It seemed like some sort of parasite, but like many such, it didn’t seem to harm the plants … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Magickal Living, Plants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments