By: Breast Cancer Yoga Staff.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Fire element is the spark from which all of life derives. The emotion associated with Fire is joy, which, when in balance, represents an overflowing enthusiasm for life. An excess of Fire, however, can create hyper-excitability and restlessness, while a deficiency of Fire can produce a lack of joy and a feeling of apathy.
The Fire element is felt most intensely in summer, summer may be the best time for you to concentrate on rebuilding the energy consumed during the winter and spring months. As summer activities can sometimes appropriate your relaxation and meditative time, make sure to find a balance between action and being, between social events and time to be in your garden, or relax in your hammock, and allow the earth to nourish you.
Fire Element Ideas For The Garden Include The Following:
1. Outdoor candles, fire pits and torches are a great way to bring the fire element to your garden.
Adding stylish candles and torches add a calm feel to any outdoor healing space. Try making your own mason jar candles with this beautiful DIY tutorial.
2. You can add cone, pyramid and triangle-shaped trellises and objects.
Trellis, topiary, tower, obelisk, describe what this yard art can do. Your garden patio or flower beds will benefit from this piece of garden decor. The hand painted finish with colors add a bit more pizzazz all year round. Try this trellis tutorial.
3. Even conical-shaped trees and plants add the fire element.
When choosing your conical-shaped bushes, you have to take into consideration the potential size of plant, if it will be suitable for the area in which you plan to plant it. Learn about Box Wood and how to grow it here.
4. Not surprisingly, fire is also represented by the many shades of the color red. That includes pink, burgundy and orange.Try adding red accents outdoors… it’s so attractive. Weathered wood and touches of red… flowers or shutters… a tractor…it doesn’t matter what the calling card is because red just goes totally eye candy. Try this red chair tutorial.
5. Try adding these cheerful orange lanterns. Adorable yarn-ball-ish lantern project for a version of lantern loveliness. Fair warning, it’s a super-duper messy project Tutorial
Over time, you’ll see it’s easy to add natural elements to your garden. With a little practice, your naturaleye will determine how various objects can represent these elements, whether by their design, color or shape. The important thing is to select the items that you enjoy, and have fun while creating a sense of balance and harmony throughout your outdoor healing spaces.
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