From Lughnasadh to Samhain

  We have entered the final month of Lughnasadh and the wonderful Indian Summer continues here in the west of Ireland! As we journeyed through the Equinox and welcomed a spectacular moon, the nights seemed to draw in dramatically. The Seed Site on Bealtaine Cottage has been updated today and now includes Willow. I will […]

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A Time of Hope

Imbolc is the day that we celebrate the passing of Winter and the return of Spring. Imbolc marks the seasonal change, where the first signs of Spring and the return of the sun are noted. A festival of light, to celebrate the return of the sun, now gaining power in its’ ascent from its’ low […]

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Rising to Imbolc

The morning in the garden is bitterly cold. These are the days before Imbolc. We have endured the long sleep and are ready to waken to Imbolc… Magical days, filled to the brim with anticipation, a sense of urgency too, as the precious days of sleep and hibernation in the gardens comes to a close. […]

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