The Skunk Vine in the backyard landscape turned out to be an invasive noxious weed. It stinks to high heavens. This weed's protective mechanism makes you feel sickened after smelling it. As I was walking by the trees and plants in the backyard, trying to ground and de-stress, I noticed these tiny flowers clusters hanging… Continue reading This Flower Stinks
MGM – Monday Garden Minute.🐞 This idea came to me in a dream - Monday feature- a one-minute segment about what is happening in the garden 🙂 🌱 Backyard, front porch, lanai, outside world, anything that is pertinent to plant growth is featured as a short segment on Mondays.🦎 MGM – did it take less than 60… Continue reading Morning Backyard Finds
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
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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I feel so very humbled and honored to make a tiny difference in someone’s life and to be mentioned in another blog. This is so exciting and makes me want to go on, do imaginary kart wheels from all the joy, share and connect with the world. Thank you, dearest, Lisa for enriching my life… Continue reading French Botanical Paper Gotu-Kola
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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.🌿
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Plant it. Grow it. Eat it. My loving father brought this planter to me years ago. He particularly was attracted to the sweet donkey, saying that the planter is antique. Ceramics occupied my outside space for years, until this week. New planting season inspired organic sage to be placed inside the cute planter and I absolutely love… Continue reading Antique Donkey Carriage Planter
So excited and had to share my little Herbs Planter box before and after photographs. The container was quite empty prior to my planting and now oozing with color and delicious odor. The fresh smell is unbelievable and makes me want to sit down in that chair to enjoy the nature. I added color to… Continue reading Kitchen Herbs in House Planters
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?
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.