Most gardeners feel deeply saddened when plants wilt, decline or worse yet, die. While Summer temperatures rise, the plants and flowers may suffer from lack of water, leaf sunburns and an excess amount of heat. If your plants look like they’re on their last legs, please remember that appearances can be deceiving. As it happens,… Continue reading Reviving Damaged Plants
With the rainy season in full swing, here in Florida, all the storms, water, lightning, thunder and humid effect the yard's vegetation in many ways. It's wise to plan for Fall yard needs and is best to start sooner than later. During the warm days, your mind drifts outside and you rather enjoy your yard,… Continue reading Getting Your Yard Ready For Fall
When we were looking for the house for our relocation, somehow specific house properties and their landscapes stood out to me more than others. Even now, one of my favorite house gardens is saved on my desktop and I peak at it from time to time. Gravitating towards Mediterranean gardening beats all other contenders in… Continue reading Mediterranean Cultural Garden Flair
The garden is an extension of my home, but moreover its an extension of my soul. This Sunday mission was as simple, as it gets: pull Summer weeds. If you could only see the rude invasion of the unwanted seedlings. I called my son to help me with this task. Let's say it took an offer… Continue reading 3 Cool Trinkets To Add To Your Garden
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.
~ 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…
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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
As I was researching scientific benefits of gardening for my upcoming talk, my usual daily, tiny, hummingbird sent this surrogate visitor today. I glance out of my office window and he glances back. What does he want to convey? Ideas, please?💡 Perhaps, he flew in to get healing energy through the rainbow color spectrum of the… Continue reading Hawk Watching – MGM – Monday Garden Minute
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