Understanding, and being able to work with the land around you can give your magick a huge advantage when doing spell work, and magical practices within that space. The land that you are living upon is alive, and conscious. It knows of, and has been imprinted on by the energy of past events, good ones, and bad ones. Which in the end has either blessed it, or cursed it. The land that you are living in can provide you with energy, and many a magickal, and spiritual tools that you can use in your practice to enhance parts of your life, and to connect with the spirit of the land.
Connecting with the spirit of the land:
The spirit of the land is not a singular entity of the land, but much rather all the spirits, and energies that exists within the land. This means that you are even a part of it, and you can use this connection as a form of empowerment in magical workings. By understanding the history, and the cultures that have existed within the borders of the land you can learn what it has been through, and this knowledge will give you power. Not power over it, but with it. Remember you too are part of the flow of the universe, and together you can be stronger than you ever were alone.
Using herbs, and stones from the land:
The land has gifts it can give you. These gifts can be used in your magickal practices to help you not only cast your intent into the universe, but allow you to connect, and work with the land. These gifts come in the form of herbs, and stones that naturally occur inside your land. Using wild native herbs, and stones will give you more understanding of the spirit of the land. This will allow you to learn to cast spells with herbs, and stones you have never used before, and that are readily available. Some of which might not even have much metaphysical properties assigned to them. To do this you should find books on plants, and rocks in your area. So you can study them, and learn how to use them in your practice, and can connect with the spirit of the land.
Honoring the spirit of the land:
Remember to honor the cultures in the energy that has come before you. For even if they are no longer they will be with you in mind, body, and spirit. You, and them are connected by home a place of comfort, and stability that will stretch on through every generation for as long as that land exists. Honor this bond in any way you see fit, and allow it to comfort, and resonate within you.