Urban Gardening: The Garden In May

Connected With Life

This post is a compilation of all the garden pictures that haven’t been posted already, all of them taken through the month of May. I like to keep a good archive of photographs for gardening documentation and for future articles, but a lot of them never get published because other posts and images take priority. As the month ends, I am gathering them together with a few magical tips, so all readers can enjoy the beauty – and may it inspire you to create your own urban garden!

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Sunflowers (Helianthus genus), blooming beautifully, and hopefully making lots of seeds for next year. These can be grown here almost at any season, and they will keep bees and other beneficial insects coming to the garden, something extremely important in urban gardening; so, we want them to stay :). Also, as a symbol related to sun deities, this is a perfect homage…

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Lessons in Magick: Simplicity is Key

The Nephilim Rising

Tasha Marie

Image: Tasha Marie

“Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple.”

Natalie Babbitt

I am contacted with questions about Magick a lot, most times it is case specific and has to do with something going on in that person’s life and they simply need another Witch’s eyes, and intuition. I am more than happy to oblige such requests as I do not believe we should hold back knowledge from each other or avoid assisting our Sisters and Brothers; I also do not believe that we should ever pass up the opportunity to teach, in turn learning ourselves.

I also receive the usual spam messages saying things like “teach me black Magick” or “how do I sell my Soul to the Devil”, those get completely ignored.

The rest are questions about the practical side of Magick and as someone who observes, and analyzes, I have realized that in general people overcomplicate Magick…

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