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Green Witchery: A Guide to Earth Magic

Green Magic is all about connecting and working with the earth. She is seen as a living being and all her inhabitants have spirits and feelings. This was my original vocation when I started practicing the craft, so it may be a pretty long post. Bear with me, this knowledge is worth knowing!


  • Fallen Branches
  • Found Feathers
  • Crystals
  • Dirt and Mud
  • Rain Water and Moon Water
  • Bones and Fossils
  • Mortar and Pestle
  • Herbs
  • Plants
  • Pressed Leaves and Flowers
  • Incense
  • Essential Oils
  • Herbal Teas

//Dirt Types and Uses//

Dirt is the very essence of the earth. It is her very life force. Therefore it is quite magical. The location of where the dirt is collected can change its properties.

  • Footprint: Banishing or Attracting a Particular Individual
  • Crossroads: Transformation, Wishes
  • Graveyard: Protection, Curses
  • Bank: Finances, Abundance, Wealth
  • Church: Positive Energies or Spirits
  • School: Learning, Knowledge, Wisdom
  • Enemy’s House: Placing a Curse
  • Your House: Protection, Warding
  • Garden or Flower Pot: Growth, Abundance, Prosperity
  • Shopping Mall: Employment, Jobs, Success
  • Police Station: Justice
  • Work Place: Promotion, Success

Earth Magic//

Earth related magical practices vary from herbal work to crystal work, from gardening to aromatherapy.


Animal and Plant Scrying//

•Animal scrying is the interpretation of wild animals present in your general vicinity. Example, if I see a deer, that could be a sign that soon I will embark on a grand adventure. Plant scrying is the same basic principle


Creature Magic//

A branch of green Magick that focuses primarily on working with animals, fantastic creatures, familiars, the spirits of animals and astral creatures.


Other Tips//

  • Simple Elemental Magic
  • Energy in the Forces of Nature
  • Get to know the native plants and wildlife in your area. Barnes and Noble sells illustrated field brochures for local plants and wildlife for something like 7 dollars.
  • Keep a journal documenting wildlife sightings.
  • Keep a collection of pressed native leaves and flowers.
  • Go for lots of walks and hikes.
  • Make your own homemade herbal tea.
  • Keep a potted herb garden.


24 year old Mvskoke Creek Two Spirit Artist and Author.

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