Midsummer

Herbs gathered Midsummer and Midsummer Eve

I hope you had a great Midsummer! I celebrated with some sweet white wine infused with lemon balm–very tasty.

I had a note in my Black Book to harvest waybread (aka plantain) on Midsummer Eve for particular potency, and for once I actually remembered to harvest an herb […]

A Witch’s Garden Spring 2012

I’ve been gardening every year since the eighties, but this has got to be the best garden I’ve ever had. Everything is coming up so vigorously and lushly. These are generally perennials, plants that spend the winter below ground, holding themselves back until the days start getting longer. I’ve always done better with perennials than […]

The June Garden

Variegated woodland nightshade

I haven’t been posting because I’ve been working on orders and trying to get the garden sorted out, but I hope to remedy that. I got most of the rest of the seedlings potted up this past week, but I still have much to do, including seeding all the bush beans […]