Hedgesteading and Perennial Food

I’ve posted before about how different my garden is this year, since I am relying much more on perennials. It’s not that I’m not growing any annual food plants; I am, just not the way I used to. As you can see from the pics, I’m growing a number of them in pots on the […]

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 […]

Adding Venus Plants to the Garden

Venus rules roses as well as fruits, especially the really succulent ones, and I have bought a bunch of those plants to give some Venus juiciness to the hedgestead. I have so much Saturn action going on here with the mandrakes, belladonnas, tobacco, and so forth that I thought maybe a little balance was called […]