Morningbird’s Garden

Homestead and Hearthcraft
Morningbird's Garden

Seeding a Path

  Today the weather was quite nice. Sunny and cool. I decided to let the birds wander loose and spend some time in the garden while I can. In truth, this spring-like weather can only last so long, so, even though I worked a 12-hour overnight shift last night and have another one tonight, I […]

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Morningbird's Garden

Gardening for Butterflies

Many Pagans consider nature to be sacred and enjoy inviting the wild creatures of our neighborhood to share our gardens with us. A butterfly garden is an excellent way to do this. With just a little extra work and consideration in the selection of your plants, you can create a haven for butterflies that will […]

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Food
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Morningbird's Garden

Apples

The apple tree is a deciduous, fruit-bearing tree that produces the crisp fruit that gives it its name. It is a relatively small tree, reaching 25 feet in height and dwarf cultivars are available that are considerably smaller, 10 feet tall or less. Small (2 inches long usually, up to 4 inches long), ovular, slightly […]

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Homestead and Hearthcraft
Morningbird's Garden

Gardening by the Moon

Gardening according to the phases of the moon is an ancient practice. Those of us who garden as an expression of our spirituality and our connection with both the Earth and our ancestors may wish to incorporate the moon phases and the lunar calendar into our gardening. There are generally two things that are considered […]

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Homestead and Hearthcraft
Morningbird's Garden

Tucking in for Winter

If you’re like me, your garden is a magical, meditative place. A retreat that allows you to quietly commune with Nature. A Witch who spends time digging in the soil upon which she lives gets to know the local spirits and energy of her home better than one who doesn’t. The food that is grown […]

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