It’s amazing – and downright magical – how life emerges from a tiny seed and produces such beauty. After several weeks of waiting and tending, my peas have produced these beautiful blossoms. Indeed, many of the plants in my garden are showing signs of growth. Can you believe that we had snow on the groundContinue reading “Pea Blossom”
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Nature Spirits in the Garden
Though it’s snowing today in Northern NY, there is still new life all around if you just look. May you and yours have a blessed Spring Equinox.
Autumn Equinox Earth Mother Flag
Autumn’s arrival means I have to prepare my garden for the colder temperatures. I realized that I had the same garden flag out since the Spring Equinox. I’ve grown fond of having a splash of color flying in my garden, but tulips and bees just won’t cut it for this time of year. Rather thanContinue reading “Autumn Equinox Earth Mother Flag”
A little autumn sunshine for you on this chilly, overcast day…
Last weekend, we celebrated Lughnasadh with friends from Northern Rivers Protogrove and Muin Mound Grove at the latter’s annual Lugh Games. There was friendly competition, feasting, swimming, singing around a fire, and a lovely ritual. My husband was crowned the champion of the games! It was a wonderful time. Today, I celebrated Lughnasadh with myContinue reading “Family Lughnasadh”
Early Summer Greens on Toast
I hope everyone is enjoying their late spring/early summer. I certainly am! This time last year, I was the size of a blimp, waddling everywhere, and reluctant to wander far for fear of falling or making my back ache worse than it already was. Ah, the joys of third trimester pregnancy… My self-guided foraging and herbalismContinue reading “Early Summer Greens on Toast”
Sumer is icumen in / Lhude sing, cuccu…
Whenever Bealtaine rolls around, I inevitably get the old song, “Sumer is Icumen In,” stuck in my head. My very first experience with Paganism in general was at a Bealtaine (they called and spelled it as “Beltane”) festival. It included a Maypole, and the priestess, who would become one of my good friends and mentors inContinue reading “Sumer is icumen in / Lhude sing, cuccu…”
My very first fairy house! I’m pleased with how it turned out. Made with naturally found materials, hens and chicks, and an upcycled pot.