Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Garden Blessings

image from HERE
With Spring on our doorstep it's always good to give our gardens a little boost.
I posted this as part of my Post-It Note Tuesday post yesterday but the spell was too long for a post-it note... even the shortened version was cut off... so here is the full Garden Blessing Spell that I use each spring.



>> Bless a Spring Garden <<

  • 1 qt of milk
  • seeds or plants
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 2 stakes for each garden row
  • 2 qt container
  • pastel ribbon (one for each stake)
  • Small branch with buds on it
Take all the materials outside to the garden. Mix the milk and honey together and pour it into a container.
Place the branch in the container and set it aside.
Poke a stake in the ground at the beginning and end of each row, then sow the seeds and/or set the plants. Tie a ribbon bow around each stake, saying to the seeds & the plants in that row:
"Perfect love, I give to you.
Sprout and thrive with life anew."
Pick up the container and using the branch, asperge the garden with milk and honey
Consecrate it saying:
"Milk and honey flow through out,
Fertilize each seed and sprout.
Maiden, Green Man, dance & play,
Twirl and laugh here everyday.
Bring lush growth and green this spot
Every where you skip and walk."
Water the garden thoroughly and tend to its need each day.
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  1. Very beautiful! We're snow bound again now so going to look into indoor gardening some and hopefully things thaw out soon....

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  2. We just got blasted with about round of snow too :(

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  3. What fun! I love spring even though I am not having much of one this year! LOL
    Witchy Hugz
    Inis
    P.S. I am stealing your botton.

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  4. Same here Inis... winter just keeps hangin on...

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