water willow

for those of you who guessed ‘Monet’s Garden’ as the place where I shot the video- you were right! it really is a magical place, green is my favourite colour so I was really happy there! :) and I can’t wait to share this project that I have been preparing with you guys! :) 

Planetary Botanical Blends ☆

These botanical blends can be burned or added to spells and sachets to represent the different planetary energies.

[☾] Moon - cabbage, datura*, evening primrose, honeysuckle, hydrangea, iris, jasmine, juniper, lemon, lotus, mallow, moonwort, morning glory, mugwort*, myrtle, orris root, sandalwood, sweet pea*, violet, watercress, water lily, white rose, wild lettuce, willow

[⊙] Sun - bergamot, buttercup*, calamus, calendula, cedar, celandine, centaury, chamomile, cinnamon, citronella, frankincense, heliotrope, hibiscus, laurel*, mandarin, marigold, orange, peony, poppy*, rosemary, rue, saffron, st. john’s wort, sunflower

[☿] Mercury - almond, bladderwrack, caraway, cassia, celery, clover, eucalyptus, fennel, fenugreek, heather, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, lily, mandrake*, marjoram, mint (peppermint, spearmint), narcissus, parsley, sandalwood, sweet pea*, valerian*, wintergreen, wormwood*

[♀] Venus - apple, bergamot, cashew, daffodil*, daisy, damiana*, geranium, goldenrod, hibiscus, larkspur*, lavender, lemon verbena, lilac, passion flower*, peach, plantain, primrose, raspberry, rose, spearmint, strawberry, tansy, thyme, vanilla, violet, yarrow, ylang ylang

[♂] Mars - acacia, allspice, basil, black pepper, calamus, cardamom, cassava*, cayenne, chives, coriander, cumin, dragon’s blood, garlic, ginger, hawthorn, hyacinth*, nettle, onion, patchouli, pennyroyal, rue, thistle, turmeric

[♃] Jupiter - anise, bayberry, bergamot, blessed thistle, carnation, catnip, chamomile, cinquefoil, clove, clover, corn, crampbark, eyebright, hops, hyssop, nutmeg, oak, saffron, sage, stevia, tulip  

[♄] Saturn - black poppy seeds, bluebell, comfrey, cypress, daffodil*, datura*, elm, foxglove*, garlic, hemlock*, hemp*, holly, mandrake*, mullein, myrrh, nightshade*, patchouli, rosemary, skullcap*, snowdrop, thyme, tobacco*, valerian*, vetiver, wolfsbane (aconite, monkshood)*, wintergreen, witch hazel

[♅] Uranus - bryony, calamus, chamomile, cinnamon, clove, coffee, eucalyptus, fennel, ginger, guarana*, kava kava, lime, nutmeg, orange blossom, pansy, pokeweed*, sage, solomon’s seal, valerian*, wintergreen

[♆] Neptune - datura*, hemp*, honeysuckle, jasmine, lemon balm, lobelia*, lotus, melon, morning glory, mugwort*, myrrh, orange blossom, peach, pine, poppy*, skullcap*, water lily, wild lettuce, willow, wisteria 

[♇] Pluto - acacia, anise, barley, basil, chrysanthemum, columbine*, cypress, damiana*, dogwood, dragon’s blood, eucalyptus, fern, foxglove*, galangal root, hops, larkspur*, oats, pansy, passion flower*, psilocybin*, saw palmetto, silverweed, skullcap*, strawberry, valerian*, wheat, yohimbe 

* = potentially toxic 

last edited: 10-23-2016

compiled from my personal grimoire 

“Cracks in the Clouds”

Branches of the giants willow trees on shore reach out over Lake Ontario as the sun sets, while the passing clouds change colour.
I made this time stack by combining 146 photos into one image.

flowers for the signs

aries: honeysuckle, thistle, bryony, peppermint, hawthorn

taurus: rose, poppy, foxglove, daisy, primula, violet, columbine, apple

gemini: lily-of-the-valley, lavender, maidenhair, myrtle, fern

cancer: acanthus, convolvulus, geranium, lily, waterlily, white rose, cow parsley

leo: sunflower, marigold, celandine, passion flower, rosemary

virgo: forget-me-not, alkanet, yellow archangel, buttercup, cat’s ear, crosswort

libra: larger rose types, hydrangea, bluebell, daisy

scorpio: rhododendron, geranium, honeysuckle, thistle

sagittarius: carnation, dandelion, starflower

capricorn: ivy, heartsease, amaranthus, pansy

aquarius: orchid, golden shower, elderberry

pisces: water lily, pussy willow, chicory

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Neptune ♆

Associations: Confusion, mysticism, imagination, illusion, chaos, divination, inner vision, perception, sacrifice, inspiration, emotions, compassion

Botanicals: Hemp, honeysuckle, jasmine, lobelia, lotus, melon, morning glory, mugwort, orange blossom, pine, poppy, skullcap, water lily, wild lettuce, willow, wisteria 

Crystals: Sapphire, amethyst, turquoise, fluorite, labradorite, aquamarine, celestite, vauxite

Metals: Platinum

Colors: Blue, grey, aqua, lavender

Numbers: 7

Elements: Water

Zodiac Signs: Pisces

compiled from my personal grimoire