Nature based spirituality - Witchcraft by another name; How the garden fits into your life and your Craft; The garden as a sacred space for working ritual; The elemental garden - earth, air, fire, water and spirit; The garden as a medicine store - herbs and herbal remedies; The smallest of gardens - window boxes, pots and containers; Plant associations - a list of plants relating to various aspects of the Craft; Planting and tending by the natural cycles - the lunar calendar and the wheel of the year
Kate West has been a practicing Witch for over 30 years. She is High Priestess of The Hearth of Hecate, an established Coven with groups around the country. She is Media officer for the Children of Artemis, the UK's foremost, and fastest growing Witchcraft and Wiccan organization, and previously served terms of office as both Vice President and Media Co-ordinator of The Pagan Federation. Kate is a respected and sought after speaker on Witchcraft, appearing at Pagan conferences, as well as non-Pagan and interfaith events. She has an extensive list of TV and media credits, being the subject of a BBC Everyman documentary, and appearing several times on 'The Heaven and Earth show', as well as doing numerous radio and press interviews. Kate is the author of the 'Real Witches' books which reveal the Craft for those who live in the real world. 'The Real Witches' Handbook' and 'The Real Witches' Kitchen' being Witchcraft bestsellers in the UK and the USA. 'A Spell in Your Pocket', a small gift book, will be published towards the end of 2002. She has just finished 'The Real Witches' Coven' (due out Feb. 2003) which explores group working from both the perspective of running a Coven and being a Coven member. And is currently working on a collection of spells and rituals, to see the practicing Witch through the whole of the Wheel of the Year.