Tag Archives: Herbs

Creating Herb Gardens With Children

Visit http://www.kidsgardening.org/ for more fun gardening ideas at school or at home. Herbs arouse kids’ curiosity and interest because they thoroughly engage the senses. What better motivator for student investigations than plants that feel cool, smell great, and can turn mere tomatoes into pizza sauce? Their life stories, it turns out, are fascinating too. After all, these humble plants were early humans’

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The Magickal Garden

A magick garden transforms a portion of Earth into a living alter. Rather than landscaping based solely on superficial appearance or ease of availability {for instance, going to the nursery and seeing what’s on sale,} plants are carefully selected based upon the power that they radiate. Everyone’s magick garden is unique because the botanical power is combined with your own. There

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Our Herbal Grimorie

Agrimony * Agrimony for matrimony, perfect herb for the -couple- soon to Handfast. Place a red sachet fill with Agrimony and place between the mattress of lovers to ensure a long relationship/marriage. Agrimony belongs to the element Air, also used for protection spells. Agrimony has also long been used to reverse spells sent against the magician. Used in ‘sleep’ sachets,

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Herbs, Charms and Wise Women ~ Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland

collected and arranged by Lady Gregory G. P. Putman’s sons, New York and London, 1920 Herbs, Charms and Wise Women There is a saying in Irish, “An old woman without learning, it is she will be doing charms”; and I have told in “Poets and Dreamers” of old Bridget Ruane who came and gave me my first knowledge of the

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Food Tool Friday: Grow Fresh Herbs & Veggies Indoors with a Tabletop Greenhouse

We’re very fond of finding ways to regrow food. That means taking things like carrot tops and leftover bits from garlic, onions, chives, and other herbs and aromatics to create mini reusable herb gardens. Don’t Miss: Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once & Regrow Forever However, for people who dwell in small spaces with limited outdoor areas or who have

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Growing Medicinal Herbs In Containers

The reasons for growing plants in containers are many:  it often provides the sole means for growing herbs or vegetables when tending a garden is simply not possible, or when the available ground is contaminated. Containers can also help to create a mini-microclimate, such as well-drained soil, moist soil or even a water garden. Containers may allow for a habitat

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CULTIVATING MEDICINAL HERBS, WITH A FOCUS ON AT-RISK WOODLAND MEDICINALS

Growing our own medicine creates an intimate connection with healing plants as we watch them emerge from the ground, and grow leaves, flowers, and fruits. I tend to be more curious about the plants around me, as I see, smell and feel them throughout the seasons. My curiosity inspires research, experimentation, medicine making, and therapeutic usage. Deep, long- lasting plant

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