It’s a crazily windy and rainy evening, so I decided it was a good time to make use of some of my vervain tincture. I made this a few years ago from my own fresh vervain and some 95% grain alcohol (Everclear). Since then I’ve used it only a few times, generally just rubbing some […]

Vervain & Flying

Vervain in my garden last year

Last July I made a tincture of fresh vervain (Verbena officinalis) I grew in my garden. I intended to combine it with essential oils to make a kind of incense helper, but I never got around to it. Meanwhile, the tincture sat on my work table.

A couple […]

The witch’s garden for 2012

Part of belladonna bed

I am still getting my plants ready for winter and have a bunch of pots to take inside this year. I usually avoid having indoor plants because my house is very small and I have a number of cats who are on the clumsy side. This year, though, I decided […]