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Magickal Gardening

Gardening is a magical and spiritual activity for people of many different paths and is an especially rewarding pass time for Kitchen Witches, Green Witches, Hedge Witches and followers of Earth-Based Spirituality. Gardening can be a meditative practice and it also helps us get in touch with the cycles of the Earth. By following ...
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Litha (Pronounched LITH-ah) is a Summer Solstice celebration celebrated by many Wiccans and adherents to various branches of Anglo-Saxon Paganism and Heathenry. The name, Litha, stems from the Anglo-Saxon name for "midsummer", Līþa according to the Venerable Bede's work De temporum ratione. There are many traditions associated with the modern festival of Litha and a great deal of lore surrounding ...
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Hieros Gamos

Hieros Gamos (Greek: ιερός γάμος) or Hierogamy (ἱερογαμία) is the "sacred (or holy) Marriage" and refers to the union of God and Goddess or the combination of masculine and feminine principles. The term specifically refers to the union of Zeus and Hera but also has been used to describe the union of Demeter and Iasion and the many unions ...
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Helleborus spp. Other Names Christe Herbe, Christmas Rose, Melampode, Black Hellebore, Lenten Rose Hellebore is native to much of Europe and is commonly found in early spring and shade gardens in North America as well. The flowers have five petal-like sepals that surround a ring of cup-like nectaries (petals modified ...
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Calluna vulgaris Other Names Scot's heather, Heath, Froach, Ling, Scotch heather Heather is a European native common to fields, ditches and waste areas in the cooler areas of Europe and the British Isles, especially in the heathland habitats where it is an important food source for grazing animals. Heather is a ...
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Eostre is the name of a Tuetonic Goddess about whom we know very little. It is only noted in the writings of Venerable Bede that the Germanic name for the month of April, Eosturmōnaþ (Northumbrian), Ēastermōnaþ (West Saxon), Ôstarmânoth (Old High German), was named for a Goddess called Eostre or Ostara whose feast day was celebrated ...
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