Tapping Into The Power of Crystals in the Garden
Crystals have much to teach and share, and because they're of the Earth element, and created within the Earth over millions of years, just about any stone can bring supportive crystalline energy into your garden.
But of course, crystals come in many different forms and there are certain crystals that are uniquely suited to help heal the Earth, nurture plant growth, and support a vibrant and thriving garden.
And so we're going to explore these perfect suited “garden crystals” here!
Collaborating with Crystals In The Garden!
Whether you do so by placing a crystal in with one of your house plants, hanging a stone from a fruit tree, or creating a crystal grid within or around your garden area, there are many ways to tap into the abundant, fertile and healing energies of stones to benefit your garden space.
Just remember to treat your crystals with respect, cleanse their energy on a regular basis, and they'll happily serve and support your garden! Learn more about healing crystals here.
Top 15 Garden Crystals:
As I mentioned, there are many stones to choose from for supporting Mother Earth and the plants and soil in your garden. Here are some of my favorites.
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When placed in the garden, Moss Agate supports the health and vitality of plants and works on a subtle vibrational level to attract abundance and plentiful harvests.
It can also help to attract beneficial faeries and nature spirits into your garden, and when approached with respect, Moss Agate will teache you to connect with plant and nature spirits to bring greater joy, health, and vitality to the Earth and to your garden.
When used in the garden, Clear Quartz can promote fertility and healthy cell growth in plants through its clear, stable, and resonant crystalline energy. An incredibly energizing stone, its perfect to place near a plant needing a little boost. Alternately, a clear quartz point is an excellent choice to place in the center of your garden (and in the center of a garden crystal grid) to draw universal life force energy in!
Green Calcite has a calm, healing energy that is deeply attuned to the earth and nature spirits, like faeries and elementals. Placing a stone in your garden can help to invite beneficial nature spirits in so they can support your plants and encourage a lush and vibrant garden. Green Calcite can also help you to increase your awareness of nature spirits, and to boost your intuition as to what your plants and garden specifically need to more vibrantly thrive.
Finally, because of Green Calcite's soft and soothing energy, it is an excellent garden crystal to ally with if your garden space is too loud, or is surrounded by busy, chaotic energy. Place a stone amidst your garden to soothe the energy, and soothe any stressed out or anxious plants, and as a bonus it will create a soothing and peaceful energy which of course benefits you as the gardener too!
Tree Agate's stable and calming energy is also deeply connected to faeries and nature spirits (especially the tree Dryads) and can help you to attune to their magic and wisdom.
In ancient times, it was said that placing a Tree Agate stone white planting crops would improve soil fertility and support seeds in germinating leading to a bountiful harvest.
Tree Agate is also associated with growth and good luck, which when leveraged in the garden can help your plants grow to be strong and vibrant.
Bringing Petrified Wood into your garden can help to restore a vibrant sense of earth magic. It can also help you to open communication with nature spirits and to deeply attune to the elements and to the Earth.
Petrified Wood's ancient wisdom teaches you how to walk upon the Earth with grace, and it can support you in intuitively knowing what is required to support the health of your plants and soil.
Petrified Wood can also channel healing energy into the Earth, so its the perfect stone perfect to place on the Earth in areas that are facing environmental challenges or disruption. I've purchased Petrified Wood to place in areas of my property that were previously logged (before I moved here) to help revitalize the vibrant forest energy.
Or, when placed in the garden Prehnite can support in energetically cleansing and detoxifying the environment to create a healing nature sanctuary.
Moonstone is a stone of fertility, health, good fortune and intuition. It can soothe and nurture plants and distressed fauna which encouraging healthy plants and supporting a soothing and magical energy in your garden area.
Moonstone also, as the name suggests, connected to the Moon, and so it can help attune you and your garden to the Moon's natural
Smokey Quartz also blocks harmful Electromagnetic Frequencies that can be detrimental to plants as well as humans. It also absorbs radiation (5G) and negativity while emitting positivity.
Place Smoky Quartz in disturbed areas of nature or in your gardens entrance to transmute negativity and harmonize Earth Energies.
Note: Be careful ordering smoky quartz, and especially dark or black smoky quartz which is almost always artificially irradiated (exposed to radiation to darken its color). This harsh treatment damages and distorts the crystal and renders as its healing power ineffective.
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Try placing a small tumbled rose quartz stone next to a struggling plant to support it. Or as explained in ancient crystal lore, hang a rose quartz stone from a fruit tree and it will infuse the fruit with its loving essence so that when you eat the fruit it will support you in opening your heart and igniting self-love. How awesome is that!
Or for Rose Quartz Tumbled stones, free forms and more for your garden…
Additionally, try placing Chrysocolla stones on the Earth to draw off negative energies and to stabilize the environment with peaceful and sustainable Earth energy.
Try placing Amazonite on a disturbed area of the Earth to promote healing, or place next to your plants to offer protection and loving support.
Malachite also works to help to heal the Earth energies and has long been seen as a stone of fertility and abundance.
Malachite can support you and your plants and garden in abundantly thriving.
Note: Malachite is toxic in its raw unpolished form and should be handled with care. Its a great stone to place on top of the soil to support plant growth… But you may not want to directly water it if its next to a vegetable as it can leach copper.
All in all, an excellent stone to wear, or carry in your pocket while working in the garden.
When used in meditation Green Tourmaline can help you to commune with nature spirits and to connect with the spirits of plants.
Green Tourmaline is a life giving stone that promotes abundance, and brings harmony and balance into your life and into the garden.
Black Tourmaline is also very beneficial in the garden. It's incredibly protective, so it's a great stone to grid around the perimeter of your garden space to filter out negativity, ill wishing and even harmful EMF's.
Green Aventurine is a stone that promote healing, harmony and good fortune. It helps to ease stress and tension that may be placed on your garden and on the environment by absorbing negativity and protecting against energetic pollutants.
It can help plants to persevere in harsh conditions with its balancing and strengthening energy.
Rainforest Jasper can also help you to persevere in your garden, and to establish a deeper connection with nature, trees, plants, and with Mother Gaia herself.
Where to Buy Garden Crystals Online
I often get asked about where the best place to buy crystals is… And honestly, when possible, I prefer to buy my crystals in person at gem shows.
However, there are a few REALLY good online spots I've found for purchasing crystals that offer both a great value and selection.
My Favorite Places to Buy Crystals Online:
Additionally if you know what you're looking for, there are many great crystal sellers on Etsy…
How to Use Crystals In The Garden
There are many ways to collaborate with crystals in your garden!
Here are some ideas for “How to” work with your garden crystals in conjunction with nature.
- Create a crystal grid around your garden, or create a crystal grid at the center of your garden.
- Place crystals throughout your garden space.
- Leave crystals as offerings for Mother Earth and nature spirits.
- Wear crystal jewelry while working in the garden, or throughout your day to day life to stay connected to the Earth energies.
- Place the crystals in a decorative pattern around plants.
- Use crystals in rock borders.
- Bury crystals in the soil.
- Hang stones from trees or bushes.
- Crystal charge water to water plants with or to drink and keep yourself hydrated while you garden. Learn more about making crystal elixir water here.