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Sacred Land: Intuitive Gardening for Personal, Political & Environmental Change

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Clea Danaan breaks new ground with Sacred Land—a fresh approach to sacred gardening that goes beyond your own backyard.

In this positive and practical handbook, Danaan shows how organic gardening can germinate environmental awareness and political change while feeding your spirit. You'll learn how to plan and plant your garden, create compost, save seeds, conserve and trans
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Paperback, 266 pages
Published May 8th 2007 by Llewellyn Publications (first published May 1st 2007)
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Christine
Because of the horrible drought and intense heat wave the south has been through (and is still experiencing), gardening is the farthest thing from my mind at the moment. I was intrigued to be able to review this book though, as I was curious as to how gardening could possibly cause a political change. I understand the personal and environmental.

The author has divided the book into chapters based on each of the four Greek elements, supplying not only spiritual and organic ways of gardening, but a
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Ailyn
I loved this book. The way she talks about gardening really mirrors my own beliefs and practices.
Danielle Sales
Apr 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is one of the best herbalism books I have ever read. Besides gardening, Clea talks about spirituality and the book also covers the work of amazing herbalist women.

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May 26, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This has become one of my all-time favorite books. It is split into four chapters, one for each of the elements. Danaan interweaves environmental issues with goddess descriptions, meditations, and gardening tips. Wow! Some of my favorite topics all woven into one beautiful book.

The book, itself, became a garden for me. I couldn't put it down, as I kept wanting to return to Danaan's beautifully-constructed world. If you love gardening, you will probably love this book - and more so if you are a l
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Sherry
Jun 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! Beyond the fact that it was full of wonderful tips for a new gardener, it also gave me insight into how connected we are to everything.
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My ecospiritual books grew out of a winding path, from my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and integral studies at Fairhaven College, on to massage school and Reiki training, and then graduate studies in Wisdom Traditions, somatic psychology, education, and creative writing. My dream is that all people would find their soul work, which heals people and our fellow earthlings on many levels. Visit ...more

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