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
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
Ancient, but Well-known Medicinal Plant that belongs in everyone’s kitchen today. 🌷Reposting one of my very first posts. This miracle plant has been a staple of my morning routine and this article serves as a gentle reminder to continue on the healing plant-based life path. Native to Africa, Aloe Vera is a hardy succulent that's… Continue reading 🌿Hail to Aloe Vera.🌿
🌳What a gratifying feeling to make a positive difference in people's lives. 🌿Helping others improving their lives makes my existence worthwhile, especially if it involves plants, healing, and tranquility. 🌸 A recent Balcony project was a labor of love. A wonderful gentleman wanted to improve his patio natural ambiance, get professional plant advice about succulents and… Continue reading 🌾Balcony Bliss🌱
Not their Mommy, but a Witch. This is what my dear teenagers call me when I am writing, creating and working on my new blog. It is Autumn, but not quite the festive end of October Halloween Holliday yet. My increasingly annoyed and bored kids are placing Witch signs all over my office. “Mom”……………… “Moom”………………… Continue reading The Witch is In
⏳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!🌾🐾🐢
This is a first. Instead of meditating at the beach, an unlikely oceanic aggression witnessed. Help me decide who is right?! After air travel, work, stressful week, this trip to the beach was in order. Becoming one with nature heals my body and spirit throughout. Looking into morning horizon, two dolphins were spotted, playing and… Continue reading Beachy Squabble
Heal thyself with Garden Therapy. That's right. Right after this torturous dental procedure, feeling numb, but determined to expedite the healing process, I rushed to a local Garden center. However, the store didn't have couldn't have enough vivid flowers at my disposal. All I wanted was colorful and vivid flowers that are miniature enough to fit… Continue reading Root Canal Garden Therapy
Planning, planting and creating the living, natural, green residing spaces out of nothing is healing and super rewarding. In fact, hours happily constructing this project was nowhere near enough for me. I only wish I could do this all day! Just thinking of this experience makes me exhilarated. My dear lifelong friend who inspired me to… Continue reading Oh So Succulent
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.
The miracle power house tree that is quite understated, deserves worldwide recognition and should be a staple supplement in your daily diet. Too good to be true? Let’s find out. Moringa Oleifera tree was domesticated 2000 years ago in India, Himalayan region, Asia, and sub-tropics. It has been used as an herbal remedy for centuries… Continue reading Care to Moringa?
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
"Be fluid, be like water, and flow around the obstacles.” Chock Kok Random day’s wisdom lesson that will last a life time. Most recently, my life-long friend taught me an unexpected and valuable lesson. It was a casual Sunday. My family and parents-in-law went out to dine at our favorite Turkish place. The only reason… Continue reading Be Like Water.
Ancient, but Well-known Medicinal Plant that belongs in everyone’s kitchen today. Native to Africa, Aloe Vera is a hardy succulent that's easy to grow inside or outside of your own home. It thrives in poor soil and requires very little water. Spiny-edged light green Aloe plants can grow to two feet and eventually produce snowy,… Continue reading Hail to Aloe Vera.