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Tending the Garden

Spring Wise Woman Retreat

April 28 - May 1, 2022

Private Inn & Estate

Ellijay, GA

Our Spring Wise Woman Retreat is for nature lovers, herbal enthusiasts, and any woman wanting to connect more deeply with the medicine of nature. ​As we tend to our spring flowers and herb gardens, let us also take time to tend to the garden within and find new ways to nourish ourselves.

Retreat Highlights

All classes and activities are included in registration. 


Plant-Spirit Ceremony

Herbs of the Garden Gate Workshop

Medicinal Plant Walk

Welcoming the Fae Crafts

Beltane Eve Feast & Fire

Restorative Meditation & Yoga

Wonder Walks & Hiking

Nourishing Meals

About Our Venue

Our retreat cabin offers lots of space to spread out, both inside and out!


Indoor fireplaces + outdoor firepits

2 Living Room areas
Screened porch and multiple decks
20+ wooded acres of trails
Creek and water features
Space for hammocks
Nooks for solitude

Food, Lodging and Registration

Our retreat will take place at a private Inn and Estate in Ellijay, GA. Registrants will receive the address and directions after payment. The property features a homestead, walking trails, a mountain creek running through the property, and 20 private acres of nature to wander and explore. Our menu will include lots of herbs and seasonal foods. We will be able to accommodate vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets, as long as these requests are made during registration. For lodging, various bed options are available. Private queen rooms sleep 1 person. The bunk room sleeps 4, and camping spots are available by the creek, in the woods, and close to the house under a covered area (in case of rain). Campers have access to all household amenities. If you have any related questions, please ask before you register.

Private Queen: $599
Bottom Bunk: SOLD OUT
Top Bunk: $479
Camping: $449

Lodging for 3 nights
8 Meals and Refreshments
All Activities
Weekend Mini-Market

Refund Policies


No refunds are available for this retreat unless it is cancelled by the host. If the retreat is cancelled, you will receive a full refund if you paid by check OR you will receive a full refund minus merchant processing fees if you paid online. This refund policy is non-negotiable and no exceptions can be made.

Work Exchange & Volunteers

This retreat does not offer work exchange options due to the small size of the gathering. 


Subject to updates and changes

Restorative Yoga
Lemon Balm Plant-Spirit Ceremony

Medicinal Plant Walk
Herbs of the Garden Gate
Yoga and Meditation
Herbal Tea Party
+ Free Time 

Spring Herbs Workshop
Welcoming the Fae Craft
Beltane Eve Feast & Fire
Drum Circle
+ Free Time

"Beltane Breakfast"
Tending the Garden Ceremony

Retreat Presenters

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Herbal Medicine Practitioner, Owner of One Tree Healing Arts, Co-owner of Lilleth & Co., and MSWHC Leadership Team Member

Medicine Witch, Owner of The Cat & The Crow Apothecary, Founder of Wild Weeds Tea Parties, and MSWHC Leadership Team Member

Registered Yoga Teacher, Pilates Instructor, Biologist, MSWHC Leadership Team Member


Ceremonialist, Transpersonal Counselor, and Founder of The Midsouth Women's Herbal Conference

Retreat Photos

The photos below are from a 2021 Wise Woman Retreat held at our venue.

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