Herbs

Garden Witch’s Herbal: Green Magick, Herbalism & Spirituality

Author: 
Ellen Dugan
Publisher: 
Llewelyn Publications
Publication Date: 
2009
ISBN: 
978–0–7387–1429–5

paper, 291 pp., $19.95

Author Ellen Dugan encourages readers to work with nature by employing plants in traditional witchcraft practices. Attractively illustrated with sketches that depict individual plants and charming scenes of nature, the book contains a review of such activities using both garden and wild plants. Although the author recognizes that the average person may not be interested in pursuing herbalist practices, the information in the book may be of value to readers seeking knowledge about non–traditional and diverse uses of plants.

Subjects: 
Volume: 
11
Number: 
4

The Medicine Wheel Garden: Creating Sacred Space for Healing, Celebration, and Tranquility

Author: 
E. Barrie Kavasch
Publisher: 
Bantam Books
Publication Date: 
2002
ISBN: 
0–553–38089–3

paper, 349 p., $26.95

Using Native American medicine wheels as its inspiration, E. Barrie Kavasch’s book offers new options for garden design. With ample illustrations and a historical account filled with regional and tribal examples, the author explains how medicine gardens have been used to create “sacred spaces.” Viewing the circle as a sacred symbol and a means of “centering earth energies,” Kavasch details ground plans and styles of medicine wheels, and the symbolic objects that they might include.

Volume: 
6
Number: 
2

Herbs

Author: 
Editors of Rodale's Organic Gardening Magazine and Books
Publisher: 
Rodale
Publication Date: 
2001
ISBN: 
0-875-96854-6

paper, 106 p., $9.95

Herbs, number five in Rodale's Organic Gardening Basics series, gives an organic and simplified approach to herb growing. Topics in this useful book range from planning and essential tools to growing guidelines, companion plants and harvesting hints. Even if the gardener has no garden, herbs can be grown in pots, indoors or out, and this book shows how it's done.

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Volume: 
4
Number: 
1

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