Legacy: Wild Edibles and Gardens You Leave Behind

Sometimes when I think about the old ones who have gone before us, I consider what they’ve left behind – stone walls meandering through the woods, apple trees with forests growing up around them, juniper bushes in the old fields, maples trees like sentinels lining backcountry roads, unruly flower beds that have taken on a

Milkweed: a Curious Wild Edible

I find Milkweed so curious. The flowers’ scent is so intoxicating; an alluring sweetness that simply draws you in. But YOU can’t eat it. Not raw anyway. You can watch Monarch caterpillars munch on the leaves and butterflies sup on the nectar, but don’t you go doing that. Monarchs – as a well as Queens

Milkweed Flower Buds Full Moon: a Ritual to Transform

Though I have other rituals and spells in Hearken to Avalon, the following is not one of them as Milkweed is native to the Eastern United States and not to England. Still, I thought it would be healthy to include on this page as both Morgaine and Evelyn work medicinally and magically with herbs.  Tonight,