July 2, 2019

The bright purple flowers hanging from the towering stalks of the Foxglove plant are a sight to behold. It is said that when the stalks droop over that they are being occupied by the Fae. Foxlgove is a beautiful cottage garden plant associated with Fairy Lore, and also a deadly poison. Read more

June 18, 2019

Picture what your own magickal footprint would look like. Picture all of the spells and rituals you have ever cast. Picture where you cast them, and what they would look like if they had a visible magickal footprint. Picture the invisible threads of energy connecting to the objects you’ve enchanted and their area of effect. Think of your altar space and all of the workings that have taken place there. Read more

June 8, 2019

An inside look into the magical tradition of the people of Appalachia. Backwoods Witchcraft provides an intimate account of the history, practices and influences that have woven together over the years to become a uniquely American magical practice. Read more

May 27, 2019

Magical Herbalism is quite possibly one of the broadest categories of magickal study and practice. Plant magick touches on virtually all other forms of magick in some way. This is a collection of some of the most influential books on magical herbalism from my experience. Read more

May 22, 2019

Since this time last year so many things have changed and grown out of the groundwor that I have laid over the years. Here is an update on some of the things I have been working on over the past year, and where I am headed in the future! Read more

May 8, 2019

Mandrake is possibly the most magical plant in history. People who are not familiar with plant magick or witchcraft have heard of Mandrake. Throughout history people have sought its power, and wherever there is a demand there is someone there waiting to take advantage of that. Read more

April 28, 2019

Beltane, Walpurgisnacht, Hexennacht is one of my favorite sabbaths. It combines my love of nature, plants and flowers with magick, witchcraft and spirits. Think of Beltane like Samhain only in the Spring, when spirits roam free, the green realm reawakens, and celebration takes place. Read more

April 25, 2019

The Poison Path can be a misleading term for the practice of working with baneful herbs, ritual entheogens and a variety of other plants known for their magical and spiritual properties. Perhaps it is time that we think of a new term that better identifies this diverse practice. Read more

April 18, 2019

Some plants heal, some are great for cooking and others are especially useful for the magical practitioner. These plants are as mysterious as they are beautiful, and sometimes just as deadly. The Poison Path, is a branch of occult herbalism and traditional witchcraft. Read more

April 10, 2019

To the witch and herbalist, plants are many things. It is important we do not reduce them to nothing more than ingredients. When working with plants in a spiritual context it is important that we do not lose sight of the fact that we are working with spiritual entities, who like us happen to have a physical body. Read more

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