Tag Archives: Druids Garden

Building with Cob, Part I: Project ideas and Honoring Earth

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Making some cob! Connecting with the earth can mean a lot of things–and today, I want to talk through how to create a simple building material that can be used for a wide variety of purposes: cob.  Cob is an ancient building material that is a combination of sand, clay, and straw (or…

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Druidry for the 21st Century: Plant-Based Spiritual Supplies and Global Demand

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Can you even imagine druidry without plants or trees?  Plants and trees are some of our strongest allies for the work that we do, and are often connected to almost everything that we do spiritually. Plant spirits are teachers, guides, and allies.  From before we had recorded history in any culture, the plant…

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Spring Equinox Rituals: Rituals of Looking Back and Looking Forward

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Sometimes, when we are hiking on a trail, we are in a hurry to get somewhere–that far off vantage point, that mile marker on the map, or just seeing what is over the next horizon. I remember hiking with some friends who regularly backpacked; they were so intent on speeding through the woods…

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The Druid’s Garden: Principles of Sacred Gardening

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Part of my own Druid’s Garden! One of the greatest blessings of gardening and growing things is the deep energetic connections that you can develop with plants. When I grow a pepper in my garden, I have developed a relationship with that plant from the time I planted the seed in February, where…

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Home-Grown and Wildcrafted Smudge Sticks: Plant List and Recipes

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Basket of newly made smudge sticks Creating homemade smudge sticks with local ingredients is a wonderful activity to do this time of year.  As the plants die back, you can harvest whatever you aren’t using for other purposes and create a number of beautiful smudges that can be used for many different purposes:…

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