Sacred Gardens Project

What Makes a Garden Sacred?

Location, Design, Content, Intent, Words/Prayers/Songs

Location

Labyrinth Garden in Rothenburg, Germany

Labyrinth Garden in Rothenburg, Germany

A sacred garden location could be an historic site on tribal land, a secluded place in your back yard, or a meaningful area in a public place.

Design

Spiral Garden at Sken:nen Ken'Hak (Peace Forever) Educational Farm in Santa Cruz, NM

Spiral Garden at Sken:nen Ken’Hak (Peace Forever) Educational Farm in Santa Cruz, NM

Content

It’s a good idea to also post your contact information on the Home page for people who come to the site to quickly find your phone number or address.

Intent

Torii Gates are a symbol in Japan of an entrance to a sacred place

Torii Gates are a symbol in Japan of an entrance to a sacred place

Words/Prayers/Songs

Ohwen:tisa kwe:kon, kanenha kwe:kon ne Iethno:ha
tkahentathenion, tkahentatneinon – Iroquois Seed Song

All over the Earth, all the seed of our, children, all over the land Many cultures sing to their plants, talk to them, and pray as they plant, cultivate and harvest their gardens.

Participate!

If you live in Northern New Mexico, stop by the Farm every other Saturday from noon to 2pm to participate in candid discussions about Sacred Gardens.

Tell Us about the teachings you have experienced from your parents, grandparents, or lessons learned in another land.  Your story, song, or poem may be selected to be published in our book, “Sacred Gardens – Wisdoms From Our Ancesters.”

Click here Sacred Gardens Survey to download our questionaire and email it to fourbridges@live.com, fax it to 505-629-0338, or mail it to Four Bridges, P.O. Box 787, Santa Cruz, NM  87567,