I took this picture on a very special weekend. On this weekend I was out with my girlfriends out in the woods. We did a Goddess Retreat weekend where we got away from the kids and husbands and everything and just went into the woods. It was such a wonderful weekend and I am very much looking forward to going again next year.
When we were walking on the trails I saw this and as I saw it the song ”Blessed Be The Horned God” began playing in my head. The song is by Kellianna and is a great pagan spiritual song. Very upbeat and happy. As I saw this uprooted tree’s roots I could see the Horned God with his stag horns and it made me smile.
On this walk I also encountered a few Fairy Mounds and multiple dryads. It was a peaceful, beautiful and magickal day…and weekend for that matter.
I have taken the leap. I have been jump started, by the fabulous giving away of trees by my employer, into undertaking a new thing. I, your favorite (maybe!) opinionated activisty midwestern girl, am FINALLY learning how to grow things. I have purchased one of those seed starter sets that is like a little greenhouse, some seed starting soil (organic even!) and multiple packs of various types of seeds. I have flowers and herbs and a few fruits and vegetables. Here is hoping….right?
I also have several tree starts that I am hopeful will last until I can get them planted. I currently have them in some clay pots with potting soil surrounding them and plenty of water (but not too much) so that they will be good until I can get them into the earth or a big pot. I don’t know yet. Maybe we will just pot them in large plant pots and do that til they are big enough to really thrive in the ground. I don’t know yet.
I have grand thoughts. I have a grand design for the ultimate garden…I hope that it works out the way I want.
Here is hoping my dogwoods, flowering plums and pines don’t die. Here is hoping that my moonflowers, forget me nots, alyssums, morning glories, cosmos and whatever that other flower is along with my herbs (lots of them) germinate and sprout up and develop into beautiful functional and flowering plants.
I hope that it works. I REALLY REALLY REALLY hope it works. Wish me luck!