Llewellyn Publications, Paperback, 9780738703183, 304pp.
Publication Date: March 8, 2003
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
Ellen has written several books, including Garden Witchery, Elements of Witchcraft, Natural Magick for Teens, Cottage Witchery, Autumn Equinox, The Enchanted Cat, Herb Magic for Beginners, Natural Witchery, and How to Enchant a Man. Her Garden Witch's Herbal, and Book of Witchery will be published in 2009.
When not keeping up with her family, Ellen unwinds by working in her perennial gardens at home with her husband. She wholeheartedly encourages everyone to personalize their green spellcraft by getting their hands dirty, discovering the wonder and magic of the natural world, and connecting with the spiritual side of nature. To find out more, visit her website at www.ellendugan.com or check out her blog at http: //ellendugan.wordpress.com/.