~ Similar to its sister the pansy, viola stands up to cold weather as well as to heat. Pansy is a biennial grown a brightly colored edible flower. There are numerous varieties and perform best during the cool days of spring and fall, and will grow and flower all winter in USDA hardiness zones 8… Continue reading Edible Viola Flowers
We all love seasonal fruit and vegetables in the Summer, and like experimenting with new flavorful recipes that will help us stay healthy and have a balanced diet. However, when there is a lack of fresh produce, our options are limited. The good news is that there are some great sources of Winter and Fall… Continue reading How To Get Fruit And Vegetables All Year
~ Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. Happy Thanksgiving to all. 🌿💫🍂✨🦃✨🍂💫🌿 Thanksgiving Day is more than festivities, its the perfect time to remind one another of the many reasons there are to be grateful and ponder upon what lessons we learned and how we can spread happiness around, to look back at all the great… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day Message
Naples in Florida surprised me with a very healthy lunch version. Loved being in that refreshingly tasty and wholesome cafe where I could order some cool healthy options and feel full and still light after the meal. So excited to see such creative and uplifting places pop up more and more around the area. My… Continue reading Soul Bowls
It is so very nice to have kind and caring friends. It is a rarity nowadays to come across a genuine person. Although, a rarity of homegrown food should be a thing of the past and a way of wholesome life. Yesterday, super fun, honest and sweet friend brought her own homegrown cranberry hibiscus for… Continue reading Edible Cranberry Hibiscus Shrub
Harvesting fruits and vegetables in your garden can always be a fun job to do. This is my favorite part of the gardening, needless to say, a very rewarding one. When you plan and get a garden of your own, the idea of planting fruit bushes and trees is very exciting. Researching different fruit tree… Continue reading Harvesting Fruits From Your Garden
Another tasty Cauliflower Pizza with Veggies found in CPK. Hey guys. As I love pizza, and this is one of the cool foodies finds outside of the house kitchen. Taking kids to dine out to their favorite CPK restaurant, eating this version was the quilt free experience. Here are the facts from California Pizza Kitchen's website:… Continue reading 🍕CPK Cauliflower Crust Pizza🍕
If you’re thinking about renovating or remodeling your home this year, improving and updating your outside backyard or garden would be a nice project to consider. In the past, green space and garden were fairly typical, traditional and basic area attached to the housing. You might have had a stretch of green if you were lucky,… Continue reading Entertaining Outdoors
This is a guest post by Mike at READ AFTER BURNOUT. It is an honor to be mentioned and offered such valuable information. I enjoyed reading this article since it encompasses psychology, human nature decoding, personal experiences; moreover the reason for gardening, cooking, and all the other hands-on craft on activities. Mike's post shed a bright… Continue reading Purposeful Hand Use Increases Satisfaction. For Plants And Beyond.
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 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…
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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
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