Yew Trees

HOLY WELLS AND YEW TREES Janis FryLlandybïe, WLS, United Kingdom 9 FEB 2019 —  Water, as we all know, is one of the most sacred things of life and in days gone by, Holy Wells were celebrated, particularly Holy Wells under a Yew tree. There used to be hundreds of… Continue reading

The Tree Ogham

The Tree Ogham comes from the Celtic Culture. Ogham meaning alphabet. The exact orgins and knowledge regarding the Tree Ogham is unclear, What is known was passed by word of mouth, until some writings appeared in the Twelfth Century – and then later in 1391, “The Book of Ballymote” and… Continue reading

Trees and their Magical Properties

For making wands, talimans, shields, spellwork and so on, tree spirits can willingly give their energy to the endevour. Below is a listing of the Magical properties and association for different trees. Alder The Alder, like the Willow, is a water-loving tree. Its timber is oily and water resistant and… Continue reading

Seven Sacred Trees of the Celts

Birch: Sunday The birch is the symbol of rebirth and purification, new beginnings and new hopes for another week. It marks the leaving behind of last week’s failures and regrets. Carry or wear birch, inscribed in Ogham, on Sundays when you feel that you have a heavy load to shed… Continue reading