BAGBANI


     

 Feng Shui in Every Corner of Your Garden

With the approaching spring the time is most suitable tostart planting seeds for the for summer flower plants.

It is also the right time to ensure that your garden is planted based on the Feng Shui bagua so that you enjoy maximum benefit from these plants.  Feng Suhi teaches that each plant generates vibrations which, influence ones life. If the plants are grown as per the Feng Suhi teachings, the influence is enhanced many times if the flowers herbs and plants that correspond to each significant direction are planted in the proper direction.

The first thing, is to mark your garden (or balcony where you plan to place the pots) as a square (or as close to a square as you can get it) and determine the directions - north, south, east and west. Then use the rough guideline below, taking into account your climate and seasons to know what to plant where to bring you health, wealth, peace, guidance, happiness and protection. You do not have to incorporate all the suggestions below since even a few of the suggestions, if followed will make a world of a difference.

The Southern corner of your garden governs recognition and fame.
The flowers you plant there should be predominantly red in color. Red and pinks should be main theme, although you may have flowers in that area which are planted for other properties besides color.

The flowers, trees, foliage, herbs and vegetables which enhance the influence if grown in the Southern corner are given below:

Flowers: Poppies, roses, bluebells, violets.

Trees: Cherry, orange.

Foilage: Holly, hazel, heather and all ferns.

Herbs: Star anise, veviter.

Vegetables: Strawberries, leeks, chili peppers.

This corner represents the Fire element and as such it is the best area to  put up a string of lights, the barbeque or a little hearth for fire.


The Southwestern corner governs marriage prospects and marital happiness.

To enhance these aspects the following is recommended:

The predominant colour of the  flowers grown in this corner should be yellow.

The flowers, trees, foliage, herbs vegetables which enhance the influence if grown in the Soutwestern. corner are given below:

Flowers: Daffodils, lillies, tulips, asters, bleeding hearts, daisies, roses, gardenia, lavender, orchid, poppy, primrose, periwinkle, hyacinth, trilliums, violet, geranium.

Trees: Magnolia, fig, willow, olive elm, plum.

Foliage:Myrtle, rye, witch grass, juniper, chickweed.

Herbs: Basil, marjoram, dill, mint, rosemary,

thymeoilage.

Vegetables: Ginger, endive, raspberries, tomatoes.

This area represents Big Earth so it is a good place to put a stone statue or a large rock or boulder.

The Western corner governs children and fertility

To enhance these aspects the following is recommended:

The predominant colour of the flowers to be grown in this area should be yellow and white.

The flowers, trees, foliage, herbs vegetables which enhance the influence if grown in the Southern

corner are given below:

Flowers: Lavender, cyclamen, lLily of the valley,     morning Glory.

Trees: Oak, olive, banana, apple pine.

Foilage; Hawthorne.

Herbs: Mustard, catnip.

Vegetables: Beans, carrots, cucumbers, mustard.

This area is known as Small Metal and it would be highly benifical if  windchimes or some small silver coloured objects that catch the sun are placed here. 

 

The Northwestern corner governs helpful people or mentors.

To enhance these aspects the following is recommended:

The predominant flower color should be white yellow and orange.

The flowers, trees, foliage, herbs vegetables which enhance the influence if grown in the Southern corner are given below:

Flowers: Passion flower, sweetpea, sunflower, iris, carnation.

Trees: Lemon, peach, beech, walnut.

Foilage: Rowan, myrtle, dogwod, clover.

Herbs: Pennyroyal, lemon balm, sage.

Vegetables: Peppers, fennel, pumpkins, squash.

This corner is called "Big Metal" so it is a good place to put table and chairs to invite  your friends and those who help you.

The North corner governs career prospects.

The flowers here should be predominately dark purple or blue.

The flowers, trees, foliage, herbs vegetables which enhance the influence if grown in the Southern corner are given below:

Flowers : Camellia, honeysuckle, jasmine, periwinkle, poppy, trillium, snapdragons, dandelion.

Trees: Orange, elder, apple, oak, maple, poplar.

Foilage: Bromeliads, myrtle, irish moss (all mosses), ferns.

Herbs: Dill, goldenseal, mint.

Vegetables: shews, onions, peas.

This direction represents water, so it is the ideal place to put a fountain or pool. Add fish to it and double your luck.

The Northeast corner governs education and wisdom.
The flowers here should be predominatly yellow and orange. Flowers: jasmine, marigold, roses, iris , sunflower. Trees: peach, bohdi, acacia Foilage: bracken, all grasses,flax Herbs: borage, eyebright, peppermint, saffron, thyme, rosemary, caraway, rue, savory, mint Produce: celery, onons, grapes. This area is "Small Earth" so it is good for a rock garden, a small altar or a birdbath.

The East governs family relationships and health.


The foilage here should mainly be green and filled with bush or trees. Flowers are: loosestrife, meadowsweet, morning glory, violet, daisies, hostas.

Trees: all trees especially pines and spruces, Magnolia, Elder.

Foilage: Witchgrass, purslane, tobacco, hemp, hops Herbs: Lavender, scullcap, vervain, linden, sage Produce: Avocado, rhubarb, rye.

This area is called Big Wood which is why it is good to have at least one big tree there or a tree house.


The Southeast governs wealth and prosperity and should be as green and lush as possible.
Flowers that bring wealth: Camelia, golden rod, helorope, honeysuckle, trillum Trees: all fruit trees, pecan, walnut, oak, pine Foilage: all bromelaids, mosses and ferns Herbs basil, clover, dill, mint, vervaine Produce: lettuce, corn, peas, oats, onions. This area is known as Small Wood and would be augmented by windmills, a swing or another structure made of wood (preferably one that moves to circulate energy.)

Using the Feng Shui bagua for your garden planning creates an outdoor space in harmony with nature where you can relax and enjoy the beneficial flow of energy you've he  lped to create.

 



 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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