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Nature Spirits

Sprites, Faeries & Pixies

Pixie FaeryEvery culture has some folklore about nature spirits, sprites, faeries and a like. The Norse were big on these nature helpers. Celtic mythology is filled with story and legend of sprites, faeries and the infamous leprechauns. You can find them in practically all Native American cultures from the far north to the far south. So it’s not hard to find others who not only believe in these spirits, but who have encountered them as well.

You can find signs of faeries and sprites all the time if you look for them. Sprites are known to leave circular decorations through a forest. If you see vines that seem to be molded in a wheel for instance, sprites have been there. Look in your own yard for faery rings, these are mushroom circles that have been left by dancing faeries.

Today the sprites I hear people ask about the most are Garden sprites or faeries. How to attract them and get them to help care for the garden to promote growth and keep harmful bugs away. Continue reading