May 26, 2020

Plant lore and fairy lore are often intimately connected. The magical provenance of many plants is due to their folkloric association with the fairy realm. Fairies were thought to make their homes in certain plants and were believed to be responsible for tending to their growth. Read more

April 21, 2020

There are no plants more specifically associated with Witchcraft and the Devil than those that belong to the family of Nightshade, the Solanaceae. Read more

April 7, 2020

I have been working with plants all my life and have been working with them magically for over a decade. Plant spirits have been some of my closest allies and most influential teachers on this strange journey. Read more

March 30, 2020

What can we expect during this period of saturnian and plutonian influence? The world is quiet, but the internet is thriving. How will social isolation effect our lives moving forward? Read more

February 16, 2020

The ecstasy of madness, the fire of inspiration, the frenzy of enthousiasmos when contained within the brazier of Saturnian melancholia becomes a powerful tool. The unbridled fire that would quickly consume itself becomes the gods’ gift to humanity and can now be directed with purpose. Read more

January 29, 2020

Since the winter solstice, the Sun has been blackened we have burned away what wasn’t serving us this past year, and we have cultivated a fertile field to plant our new seeds. Now is the time to invite the light back in, to call upon that inner fire, the black flame within ourselves. This is Imbolc. Read more

December 21, 2019

Baneful herbs are a most intriguing category of plant magic. These powerful botanical toxins are the herb’s defense mechanism against predation, and many myths surround the origins and creation of their baneful natures. Read more

December 10, 2019

The baneful herbs of the Poison Path are under the rulership of Saturn. These plants are not only powerful poisons and entheogens but also powerfully cathartic tools for healing. Saturnian herbs can help us heal and cope in a number of scenarios that other plants cannot. Read more

November 8, 2019

By drawing from existing practices in magical herbalism and witchcraft we can incorporate baneful herbs into our practcal spellwork in ways that allow us to tap into their strange power. Read more

October 12, 2019

The tides of the spirit world are reflected in the green world because in reality the two are one. The world of root, stone and claw are the physical manifestation of a more subtle current. Samhain is the perfect time to turn our awareness to the Poison Garden, the Devil’s Acre; those forgotten and forlorn places. Read more

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