The Faerie's Guide to Green Magick from the Garden
Publication Date: July 20, 2010
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Green magick, or stewardship of the earth, begins right in our own backyards. When we cultivate an herb garden—even if it’s just a few potted plants on a sunny windowsill—we are tending living, sentient beings who respond to our intention, our energy, and our tender loving care. The “fae” (faerie) essence residing at the heart of each nurtured plant manifests in its foliage, flowers, fragrance, and flavor, and its unique healing, nourishing, and restorative properties.
In The Faeries’ Guide to Green Magick from the Garden author and free-fae-spirit Jamie Wood offers fresh, faerie-centric profiles of thirty-three familiar medicinal and culinary herbs accompanied by recipes for natural healing remedies, earth-friendly beauty products, and tasty treats. Fantasy artist Lisa Steinke pairs each herb with a vibrant portrait of its personality—its unique faerie signature—in her lyrical poetry and luminous paintings.
With blissful blessings, magickal meditations, and zesty spells sprinkled throughout, The Faeries Guide to Green Magick from the Garden will help you get in touch with your own fae spirit and explore the earthly—and earthy—delights of your own garden.
JAMIE WOOD is the author of The Wicca Cookbook, The Teen Spell Book, The Enchanted Diary, and the critically acclaimed young adult novel Rogelia’s House of Magic, for which she was named the “Latina J. K. Rowling.” Jamie also leads workshops and retreats on living in tune with the earth and honoring the sacred feminine. She lives with her family in southern California.
LISA STEINKE is a celebrated writer and artist whose inspirational, faerie-themed paintings are sold internationally. Her work has been featured in numerous publications and she is a frequent guest artist and speaker at conferences, festivals, and conventions around the country. Lisa lives with her family in Denver, Colorado.
“Enchanting. Elegant. Reading through this book made me want to race to the bottom of my own garden and dance with the faerie folk who share this world with us and every tree, flower, and budding seedling.”
—Charles Vess, award-winning fantasy illustrator
“The Faeries’ Guide to Green Magick from the Garden is bursting with luscious, beautiful art and writing that evokes a deep inner sense of wonder, peace, and inspiration.”
—Amy Brown, faerie artist
“The Faeries’ Guide to Green Magick from the Garden is a feast for the eyes, taking the reader on an enchanted journey through the garden. Its beautiful imagery and thoughtful writing weave an intricate path deep into the spirit of each plant.”
—Jessica Galbreth, fantasy artist