~Geiko created entirely by echeveria succulent flowers at Minter Gardens, Vancouver. Inspiring and uplifting creation of nature and human's imagination. Here are the real, moving Florida lizards that greet us daily outside. Make it a very green and creative day, dear Friends. Luda@PlantsandBeyond🌿 The first image listed here does not belong to Luda @PlantsandBeyond.com, but the… Continue reading Geiko
~ Right now, Spring seems so far away, but it will be here before you know it. Time does not wait for anyone. The seasonal cycle repeats itself every 365 days and perhaps this is the year your dream of having a garden will come to life. Finish procrastinating once and for all and really think about… Continue reading New Year, New Garden Plans!
Local Garden Shop lured me in to inquire about this baby Peperomia Plant. All peperomia plants, are semi- succulents with very similar care requirements. When growing a Peperomia, locate the plant in a medium to low light situation away from direct sun. The Peperomia is a perennial and a low shade loving houseplant. It is an attractive… Continue reading House Plant Peperomia
Hilton Carter has nearly 300 plants in his Baltimore apartment and studio. He calls them his “green friends,” adding, “I’m not the crazy plant person. Am I?” Video/Photo: Natalia V. Osipova/The Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/video/too-many-houseplants-no-way/76B776A1-768E-46FD-98F5-CA6AB2A6F0D0.html https://finance.yahoo.com/video/too-many-houseplants-no-way-140140977.html This is a new type of plant parenting that I absolutely love. This man is babying his plants… Continue reading This Plant Parent Is My Kind Of Guy
Thanks to community efforts, many city centers and towns have amazing outdoor parks. Some are basic green spaces, while others take the gardening game to new levels. They have daily gardeners, sprinkler systems, volunteers and pristine flowerbeds. Areas like these inspire visitors and plant lovers to create such eye pleasing beauty in their own homes.… Continue reading Garden Lessons From Public Parks
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 🌺
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
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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… Continue reading Organic Kale Smoothie🌿
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