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 […]

Beginnings

My Black Book, showing one of my own recipes (Heart of Saturn) and a couple by Daniel Schulke from either Ars Philtron or Viridarium Umbris.

I’ve been so jazzed about gettting started with Azoetia that I couldn’t wait to start working, so I created something to do in the meanwhile. I have Viridarium Umbris […]

My Little Sabbatic Project: Azoetia

Spirits of Mandrakes: Spring by Harold Roth

This spring has been so busy with orders for seeds through my shop, writing an article, preparing a manuscript for submission to a publisher, working on an art site, and painting painting painting, that I’ve had no time or inclination to post. And my garden this year […]