12 Crystals for Gardening & How to Use Them

by Faith Davis

INSIDE: Using crystals for gardening not only enhances the healing energies of your stones but also furthers your connection with the earth. This combination is an easy way to uplift your spirit while supporting the plants!

 

Incorporating your crystals with your garden can be a wonderful way to boost growth and rejuvenation. They are both from the earth, so pairing them together just makes sense.

With so many stones to choose from, the benefits are almost endless. Let’s take a look at the best crystals for gardening!

12 Best Crystals for Gardening

All crystals have different properties and characteristics, just like plants. In order to choose the best crystal for your plants, you have to look to the energies they provide. 

Clear Quartz

Also known as the master healer, Clear Quartz is a must have for your garden. This stone will work hard for your plants, promoting vitality and growth, all while encouraging the other stones in your garden to do the same.

The versatility of this stone is what will help your plants grow. But be mindful of where you place it — depending on its structure, it can reflect light into your yard which could make it a fire hazard. 

Chrysocolla

Chrysocolla

If you’re looking for crystals that help plants grow, this stone is perfect! Chrysocolla brings water and earth into equilibrium, which makes it a great match for gardening. This crystal is very peaceful and will infuse your gardens with tranquil energies.

Additionally, placing Chrysocolla on the earth pulls out negative energy in order to balance the environment. 

Amazonite

This lovely green crystal provides a very protective energy that can filter out harmful toxins that bring stress and pollution to our gardens. 

Try putting Amazonite in an area of the garden that seems distressed or disturbed. You can also place it directly beside a plant to offer it protection and support.

Green Aventurine

Green Aventurine

Green Aventurine is a stone of abundance and good luck. Bringing it into your garden may attract all sorts of cute critters, like butterflies and bumblebees. 

It is a wonderful companion for new plants because it helps them set their roots. Additionally, Green Aventurine can protect against geopathic stress which makes it a great crystal for gardening.

Moonstone

Due to its deep connection with the moon, this stone encourages rest. It symbolizes fertility and health, making it a wonderful friend to your plants. If you have a garden that you light up at night, this stone can make a very alluring addition.

Smoky Quartz 

The Quartz family is a big one, and Smoky Quartz is considered the “Earthliest” of the bunch. Its grounding energy allows us to further our link to nature and can inspire us to be of service to the Earth. 

Placing this crystal in disrupted areas of the garden will help to draw out negativity and restore the Earth’s energies. Just be sure it isn't in direct sunlight or it can fade.

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz

This crystal is well known as the “love stone” because it radiates with unconditional love. Bringing Rose Quartz into your garden will help uplift struggling plants. 

The stone's gentle and sweet vibrations bring peace and love, making it a wonderful crystal for gardening. Like Smoky Quartz, this one should not be placed in direct sunlight in order to preserve its pink color.

Citrine

This warm, energizing stone is just what your garden needs. Citrine's highly protective nature makes for a great positivity booster for both yourself and your plants. 

Be cautious when placing Citrine or any other colored Quartz in your garden, as they fade in the sun. The best practice to ensure they don’t become washed out is to bury them in a safe spot that you’ll remember. 

Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline is another remarkably protective stone, making it one of the best crystals for gardening. Line the perimeter of your garden with this stone in order to ward off harmful energies. 

Sodalite

Due to the calming essence of Sodalite, it is one of the best crystals for gardening. It brings balance to the environment and its healing energies can help revive sick plants.

Keeping your Sodalite crystal in your garden, especially at night, will bring a cleansing energy to your plants, ensuring the roots are strong and healthy.

Crazy Lace Agate

Crazy Lace Agate

Crazy Lace Agate is commonly referred to as the “laughter stone.” It is a very stabilizing and protective crystal that will surely bring soothing energy for peaceful gardening.  

Tiger’s Eye

 

Tiger’s Eye is a stone of courage and strength. It helps roots grow faster with perseverance and determination. This stone’s balancing energies bring harmony to the garden, making it a perfect crystal for gardening. 

How to Use These Gardening Crystals

Obtaining the crystals is step one, after which you will be ready to get gardening and incorporate some crystals into your practice. 

There are several ways to involve crystals with plants and gardening. Some crystals require specific placement while others can be a benefit in any spot. 

A Sacred Garden

Many of us use one space for several different functions and this can actually negatively affect our mental wellbeing. In an ideal situation, we would all have proper places to eat, sleep, work, play, and relax, but that just isn’t practical for most of us.

Create a sacred garden where you can obtain the supporting and positive energies form the crystals and plants. Using crystals for gardening really just requires you to have a quiet, green space where you can meditate or pray. 

Hold your crystals while sitting in your garden or near your plants. Say an affirmation prayer in order to program your stones to ensure they are ready to work for your garden. 

Water Your Garden With A Crystal Elixir

Crystal concoctions are simple recipes that involve a pitcher, crystals, and water. The indirect method for making a crystal elixir is recommended, especially if you are not sure if the crystals can be toxic or not. 

Place clean stones into an empty jar, then place that jar into a pitcher of water. Allow the water to sit in either the moon or sunlight to charge and enhance the crystals energies. 

After about 24 hours, place this elixir into a different glass or watering can and use it to water your plants. 

Create A Crystal Garden Grid

A crystal grid is a geometric pattern that you can arrange your stones in. This arrangement activates the crystals by connecting lines of light between each stone. 

When you set up your crystal grid, be sure to set your intentions to help the stones focus their vibrations. 

Final Thoughts

With a nearly endless list of crystals to choose from, creating a crystal garden can seem a little complex. Most crystals come packed with amazing healing properties. 

Think of the benefits you would like to achieve from using crystals for gardening. Just remember that colored Quartz will fade if left in the sun too long, so it’s best to bury it to ensure its safety. 

Try different combinations of crystals in your garden, set your intentions, and watch as the healing energies captivate your green friends! 

Learn how to create a feng shui garden here!

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