🐶 Now Dexter is a happily found dog. He is a beautiful Australian Shepherd that wondered our neighborhood streets. No tags or name on his collar, sadly. 🐾 Our friends and neighbors found him wondering. They thought that our own Zoe was lost. Calling me to pick a "runaway" Zoe up, made me relieved it wasn't… Continue reading Lost Dog
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
There’s nothing quite like relaxing, finding balance, and distressing in the garden, and a well constructed, maintained and decorated patio area will naturally take that joy to the next level. A vibrant patio area is just one of several standout features that the ultimate backyard should boast. Nonetheless, it is the one that will… Continue reading Outdoor Patio Ideas
Friday Funday: Zoe pooch has the best canine bum, doesn't she? It's Funday - Friday🐾 I couldn't resist from posting this doggy cuteness 😆 Hope your weekend will turn out fun and memorable 💗 Luda@PlantsandBeyond.com🌿 All photographs belong to Luda @PlantsandBeyond.com
Also commonly referred to as Centella, Asiatic pennywort or Indian pennywort, Gotu Kola is a versatile herb that goes by many names. Plus it boasts just as many health benefits. As My Online Herbal course progresses, the abundance of Plant knowledge is readily available, literally at our feet. Pennywort, Dollar Weed or commonly known as Gotu… Continue reading Go to Gotu-Kola
Who doesn't love being outdoors in the Summer? Sometimes it might be a little too warm, but even when it's hot, you can still find ways to enjoy yourself. Sunny Summer months allow you to spend more time outside, whether you want to do some gardening or just sit back and relax in your favorite… Continue reading Stay Safe in Your Yard This Summer 🔑
If you have a ton of garden vegetables left over from a harvesting session, like I do, then you may not want them to go to waste. You may put some in your compositing pile but at the end of the day, if you have perfectly good vegetables then this may seem like all of… Continue reading Easy Ways to Use those Leftover Garden Vegetables
What a delight to grow around the house. Green leaves with Red Bottle like flowers that attract the multitude of pollinators. You never feel alone, listening to the busy life of bees, observing birds, butterflies, hummingbirds and flying critters that are sapping on red flower juice. There are an upright species and one that has… Continue reading 🌳Bottle Brush Tree
Sad day in my backyard and in my heart. I love this tree. It installed hope and inspiration. This Avocado plant is 10 years old and gracefully enhances our backyard. Last year it finally started reproducing. This giant gave us thousands of fruits. Bags and bags were given away as gifts. The freezer was packed… Continue reading Frozen Avocado, Mangos, and Starfruit Trees.
Juicing is a lifestyle choice. If you wish to feel alive, exuberant and face the day in your optimal condition, try hydrating your body cells, as your first step to wellness. The first juicer I experienced was 25 years ago in my parent's kitchen. Observing my Dad pressing juices was weird. I had no desire… Continue reading Juicing for Life
One of my favorite Easy to grow Sweet Red Potato edible Vines. So easy to propagate- just snip and stick in water. Watch the roots grow. Plant at the desired location. It is that simple. Ornamental sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), grown primarily for its purple, chartreuse, or variegated foliage, is a true sweet potato. As such, the tubers it… Continue reading Sweet Red Potato Vine🌿🥔🌱
⏳By moving through your life more slowly and attentively, you'll discover a great deal of wisdom emerging from unexpected sources that you'd otherwise miss by being in a hurry.⌛️ Not so afraid of my puppy Zoe, this marvelous morning guest was crossing the backyard, chewing on leaves. So very cute, indeed.🍀 I had to look… Continue reading Don’t shoo away this Tortoise visitor!🌾🐾🐢
My precious Zoe, please survive. At a regular and not so eventful family dinner, my child had a rare treat from his Grandma-Chicken Legs. Now that we turned to Plant Based Lifestyle, meat is a rare occasion in this household. He placed an eaten chicken bone next to his plate on a napkin and in… Continue reading Chicken Bone Slayer, Puppy Zoe.
What I learned from living with 3 Pooches. As you see they worship me. LOL. Not. Only if I have food in my hands or chewing it. They drop all, surround and demand their well-deserved food sharing. Sharing is caring, after all. Living with Dogs has been an angelic experience, multiplied 3 fold for… Continue reading Dog Wisdom