Ellen Dugan, the author of Garden Witchery, is the ideal guide to show us how to bring the beauty of nature and its magickal energies indoors. Using common household and outdoor items such as herbs, spices, dried flowers, plants, stones, and candlesshe offers a down-to-earth approach to creating an enchanted home.
From specialized spells and charms to kitchen conjuring and color magick, this hands-on guide teaches Witches of all levels how to strengthen a homes aura and energy. Readers will learn how to use begonias and lilacs for protection, dispel bad vibes with salt and lemon, perform tea leaf readings, bless the home with fruit, invite the help of home faeries, perform houseplant magick, and create a loving home for the whole family.
Table of Contents:
Acknowledgments . . . xv
Introduction: The Modern Witch's Cottage . . . xvii
chapter one: A Witchy Welcome, 1
chapter two: Natural Magick All Around the Home, 21
chapter three: Kitchen Cupboard Conjuring, 51
chapter four: Deities, Faeries, and Magick of the Hearth
chapter five: Seasonal, Natural Decorations for the Magickal Home, 93
chapter six: Outdoor Rooms and the Magick of Houseplants, 121
chapter seven: Protection for the Home, 143
chapter eight: Prosperity for the Home, 173
chapter nine: Happiness and Harmony in the Home, 199
Ellen Dugan is the award-winning author of fifteen books, and is known as the Garden Witch. A psychic-clairvoyant, she has been a practicing Witch for over thirty years. Well known for her candor and humor, she is a Master Gardener, and is the High Priestess of her Coven in the St. Louis area. Ellen teaches classes both online and across the country on Witchery, Psychic Protection, and Magick. She has contributed articles for over twelve years to Llewellyn's Magical Almanac, Witches Datebook, Sabbat Almanac, and Witches Calendar.
Ellen's popular magickal books have been translated into over ten foreign languages. When she's not working on her next book project, or keeping up with her family (the kids are out on their own, and the youngest is in Graduate school), Ellen likes to unwind by working in her perennial gardens at home with her husband of 31 years. Ellen wholeheartedly encourages folks to reclaim their personal power and to personalize their Spell-craft. To go outside and connect with the spiritual side of nature. To get their hands dirty and discover the wonder and magick of natural world that surrounds them.