~ Maya Angelou This idea came to me in a dream – MGM- Monday feature - a one minute segment about what is cooking in the garden 🙂 🌱 Nature gifted this double beauty very early in the morning, illuminating our green front yard. Passing it forward to all my friends and wishing you an amazing start… Continue reading Be a Rainbaw in Someone Elses Cloud 🌈🌥🌈
Maintaining a productive garden is challenging, especially when pests come around. They affect your harvest, hard work and efforts. If you don't catch them in time, the damage could be too disappointing. Here are a few of the most common ones to be wary of in your backyard: Slugs/Snails Slugs and snails are both unwanted pests… Continue reading These Common Pests Will Ruin Your Garden
Finally, this tropical Fiesta Hibiscus beauty is enhancing our front yard. A sensational tropical shrub with large, exotic, color-changing blooms. The showy flowers have bright orange petals with crinkled edges and quickly change after opening, developing softer golden margins, and a white center with a blush-red eye. Well-suited to use as a hedge, screen, or… Continue reading Fiesta Hibiscus 🌺
🌿 This backyard post is inspired by request. Also, its MGM - Monday Garden Minute time. 🕰 MGM idea came to me in a dream – Monday feature- a one-minute segment about what is cooking in the garden 🙂 🌱 This is a Drone view of my Florida Summer Garden. Due to our Climate, our growing seasons are reversed.… Continue reading Drone Garden View
Gardening is a wonderful activity that kids of every age can enjoy. Children can learn new skills, have fun, play, ground themselves and develop self-confidence by digging in the soil, getting dirty, tending to plants and watching them grow. Give Kids Their Own Space Giving your kids their own area in the garden that is something… Continue reading Kids. Go Outside And Play.
This is the best holiday present of all – So Very Happy to add a positive spin to the gardening vibes halfway around the world. I love Vero and Canito in the kitchen blog. Look at what Vero grew and this herb and tomato garden just made my day!
Have I told you that I have started with gardening when we moved to the house with the garden? My big thanks are going to Luda from Plants and Beyond who has brought me so much inspiration and still does!!! Thank you, Luda! ❤
Have a very green Holiday!
Until next time, dear friends.
Photographs listed here belong to Vero and Canito in the Kitchen Blog
Have I told you that I have started with gardening when we moved to house with garden? My big thanks are going to Luda from Plants and Beyond who has brought me so much inspiration and still does!!! Thank you, Luda! ❤
Our garden is not that big and I do not have anything fancy there, but it is nice and green 🙂 And as we have little one I thought it might be fun to plant something! First idea – tomatoes! My little monkey is tomato lover. But in a way, you would not believe it. He gives you everything just to have tomatoes. I guess I am very lucky mum as he loves vegetables in general. Biscuits or something sweet he barely eats and when he does and then sees tomato… ❤ Simply love!!! But to be honest, me and my husband, we are huge tomato lovers too…
View original post 388 more words
Everyone has the best intentions when it comes to their yard. We want it to look neat and festive, be a fun place to hang out, and all-around make it an enjoyable addition to the home. Here are my two cents of advice to any aspiring beginner gardener. Going Too Big Is it right to… Continue reading Master Gardener’s Advice For Beginners
Everyone needs somewhere to relax after a hard day at work, and since the weather is starting to warm up, more and more people are looking to their gardens to serve this purpose. After all, there’s nothing quite like laying in the sun with a good book and a cold drink. Unfortunately, your garden might […]
When the warm weather rolls back around, there’s nothing nicer than spending time out in the garden and getting friends over to join you. Good food, good laughter, good drinks, fun games and good company makes for wonderful memories and allows you to make the most of the outside space of your home. Here are… Continue reading Fun in the Sun: Enjoying Outdoors in the Garden
It does not matter if you hate it or love it, a few tips to make your gardening easier should not go amiss. The less time you have to spend looking after your garden, the more time you can enjoy relaxing in it. Getting Your Hands Clean Even if you wear gloves when gardening, somehow… Continue reading Cool Gardening Tricks to Know
Have you ever wondered around your yard and noticed the foliage and tree branches don't look quite right? Expecting it to look luscious and green, but instead, your plants are showing the signs of damage or disease. It's very distressing to find your plantings attacked by bugs or the weather conditions. Here are some ways… Continue reading A Few Ways to Keep Your Garden Healthy
So you’re planning your big family and friends garden party this year and would like everything to go according to plan. Right? Well, think again. If you don't check on certain house utilities, the party can go south. Yes, I am speaking from my own experience, sadly, full of such emergent memories. Here is how… Continue reading 4 Ways To Avoid Party Disasters
This idea came to me in a dream - Monday feature- a one-minute segment about what is cooking in the garden 🙂 🌱 Please water your plants, especially during hot Summer months. This is the Vinca hanging flower basket under my window. Frozen decorative bushes had to be removed and I put this colorful refreshing basket just… Continue reading MGM – Monday Garden Minute- Please Water Your Plants
Don’t waste your time waiting. Summer is here and before it's gone, get out of your walls right now, catch shiny sunny rays, breath fresh air, catch the chirping bird songs, get grounded and make the most of the warmest season. Plant Something Adding some color to your garden is another great way to make… Continue reading Get Outside and Have Fun
HAPPY NATIONAL SMOOTHIE DAY AND FIRST DAY OF SUMMER!
Reblogging Organic Kale Smoothy post and changing the PlantsandBeyond Blog wallpaper to the healthy smoothie cover created by talented, kind, loving and most creative Lisa at https://lismorepaper.com/
October 2017 curly Kale. Notice how truly Organic it is. Not so large is it?!
Even in stores, their certified organic Greens are much larger than backyard organically grown. Something to keep in mind.
Here is my usual Organic Morning Smoothy recipe:🥑🍌🍏🥒🍍🍌🌿
- Bunch of Kale
- Green Apple, peeled
- Aloe leaf
- Moringa powder (1 tbsp)
- Half of Avocado
- Star Fruit
- Baby Cucumber
- An inch of raw Turmeric root
- Almond Butter (1 tbs optional)
- Pineapple or Coconut water to taste
Mix all ingredients in your Mixer and nourish your body 🙂
Until next time,
All photographs belong to Luda @PlantsandBeyond.com