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The Alder Tree

1 March - 28 March

Alder resists rot in water and was used to make bridges, boats, clogs and milk jugs. It was a crime to fell an alder, as the angry tree spirit would burn down houses. Alder people are courageous, energetic, impetuous and determined to make their own way in the world. Self-reliant and adventurous, they love taking risks and are tenacious workers. Affectionate and charming, they inspire great loyalty in others.

The Ruling Deity - The God of the spirit world, Bran the Blessed, rules this sign.

The Druic Animal - The Fox symbolizes skill in diplomacy - Alders must learn the art of diplomacy or they waste energy in fruitless disputes.

Planetary Ruler - Mars

Ogham Word - Fern