Timeless Techniques for the
Modern Sustainable Garden
By Melinda Joy Miller
Integrating sustainable ancient and traditional gardening methods with shamanic principles and modern permaculture. The myths, stories and historical facts about medicinal edibles and Native American culture, make it an incredible read. This book will enhance your relationship with self and the earth, it includes practical tips for sustaining health of the soil, detailed coverage of companion planting, is a delight to your senses and nourish your soul.
Just the list of herbs to use as a reference guide to make teas, homemade beauty masks, or what to take on a daily basis to keep yourself healthy is a reference guide you will have for a life time. It includes a cultural history of sustainable gardening techniques used by Cleopatra, the Japanese, the Pueblo People, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and many others.
Shamanic Gardening: Timeless Techniques for the Modern Sustainable Garden • ISBN: 978-1-934170-36-6 • eISBN: 978-1-934170-38-0 • 322 pages
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What people are saying about the book
“Melinda Joy Miller’s new book is chock full of everything you want to know about gardening. There are the essential how to’s of creating a healthy and vibrant garden in alignment with the flow of one’s landscape. There are tips on what to plant and the nutritional value of specific herbs. Also, she shares how to be in relationship with your garden in a way that is deep and meaningful. I felt, after reading it, that I’d spent an afternoon with a wise friend who had brought me the secrets of nature.”
-Susie Arnett, Curriculum Developer, Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Rhinebeck, NY
“A Seminal work whose time has come… This book could not be more timely and Melinda Joy is the perfect conduit to share this ageless wisdom with the world.”
-Becky Gilbert, Life Coach and Founder of Quantum Consciousness Initiative.
“Shamanic Gardening is a treasure! Melinda Joy Miller has compiled a lifetimes worth of experience into a beautiful book. A labor of love, Shamanic Gardening combines the practical with the spiritual reminding us that our gardens are alive on many levels. Melinda’s passion for the healing power of plants and connection to the earth is infectious. I am looking forward to introducing Shamanic Gardening to our community garden!”
-Tara Radzinski, CEO, Sustainable Solutions Corporation
“I loved the book… I can pick this book up and turn to any page and find a passage that grounds me to the earth and makes me feel present… alive and grateful.”
-Dana Congdon, Screenwriter/feature film editor, Basketball Diaries, Godfather III Topanga, CA
“Lovely and wise, Shamanic Gardening is a practical, inspiring guide for creating a relationship with nature that doesn’t require anything but heart and intention. Melinda Joy Miller explains how Spirit can be conjured from the tiniest seed in the most modest of garden spaces to become food, medicine, and wondrous beauty. What could be more soul satisfying?”
-Randi Ragan, Green Living and Holistic Beauty Expert, Founder/Owner GreenBliss EcoSpa
“It’s as if the author is having a personal conversation with the reader and spiritual insights are backed up by practical tips, about a wide range of garden choices and activities.”
-Graham Bell, Author The Permaculture Way, The Permaculture Garden
“Melinda Joy writes about her historied connection with Mother Earth and showcases her incredible talent and ideas for creating harmonic, healing gardens. I especially found the section on morphic resonance to be fascinating. Thank you Melinda for showing us how to create harmony in our lives in such a magical and beautiful way.”
-Deborah Lindquist, Sustainable fashion designer, Eco-Couture, Los Angeles CA