Synopses & Reviews
How does your magickal garden grow?... With violets, rosemary, and yarrow to attract faeries; an apple tree for love and health; and a circle of stones in some tucked-away corner? Whether you live in a cottage in the woods, a home in the suburbs, or a city apartment with a small balcony, a powerful and enchanted realm awaits you. Discover the secret language and magickal properties of the trees and flowers, herbs and plants found growing around you, and learn how to create your own witch's garden.
Written with down-to-earth humor by a master gardener who is also a practicing witch, this creative and encouraging guide will inspire gardeners of all ages and experience levels. It includes a journal section that makes it easy to keep track of your progress, practical gardening advice, personal stories, and garden witchery lore and magick. Inside, you'll get the dirt on:
-- Flower folklore-- Moon gardening and astrological timing-- Faerie magick-- Beginning to advanced witchcraft-- Floral and herbal spells-- Sabbat celebrations-- Witch crafts (sachets, wreaths, charm bags)-- Creating sacred space-- Shade, moonlight, and sun gardens-- Enchanted houseplant and container gardens-- Magickal herbal correspondences-- Garden blessings
2004 COVR AWARD WINNER
More than belladonna and wolfsbane, this book is about making a magickal garden with practical advice, flower folklore, moon gardening, advanced witchcraft, and more. Illustrations.
"Garden Witchery" is about making your own enchanted backyard with the trees, flowers and plants growing around you. It's about creating your own flower fascinations and spells, and it's full of information about cold hardiness zones, soil requirements and a listing of accessible magical plants.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-248) and index.