~ How many of us dream of having a big beautiful garden, with luscious green lawns that stretch out in front of us as soon as we open our backdoors? We imagine all of the things that we could do with a big outdoor space. We think of fresh green grass, bountiful fruit trees, colorful… Continue reading How To Manage Large Lawns and Gardens
~ When most people are getting ready to sell their house, they start thinking of all the things they have to do, pack, declutter and organize inside the dwelling. Fixing the floors, wall cracks, painting old cracked walls, renovating bathrooms and kitchen to boost the value and fixing up any loose ends that have been… Continue reading Why Your Garden Could Help You Sell Your House
~ Forever grateful to the very first house African Violet potted plant on my bedroom's windowsill. The simple addition of green, velvety leaves and purple flowers soared my heart and spirits as a child. That live addition of another living being in my bedroom prompted further planting and care for plants. It must have been… Continue reading What Was Your First Plant Ever?
~Funday Friday~ The viral pooch challenge that we just had to try out at home.🐾 🐶 🐾 Zoe, the puppy, makes us laugh. Such a cutie. Love living with pooches. Love living with these pooches loves, as well. This situation made me laugh, too. Panda cozying up in a doggy bed for little pooches. Have… Continue reading What the Fluff Dog Challenge
~Insects. We all know how useful they are in the garden, and how unnecessary they are inside your own house. There is a beautiful eco-system that we are taking part in when we become one with nature. Although, when it comes down to our abode, we prefer to feel safe and secure, without any critters. When… Continue reading Dealing With Insects Inside The Home
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
Not their Mommy, but a Witch. This is what my dear teenagers call me when I am writing, creating and working on my blog posts. 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
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
Observing my dog angels reminds us to take time to restore ourselves. Taking a break to refresh is essential for your spirit and body. Inviting you to do something pleasing for yourself today. What would it be? How about a 30-minute break of doing nothing? Or just goofing around the house, doing nothing. It might be… Continue reading Do Nothing. Restore Yourself.
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
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 and nature kingdom is featured as a short segment on Mondays.🦎 Morning blessings in disguise. The flowers are messages from… Continue reading Meditation Morning Finds
It's our anniversary, dearest friends. A Year has passed and I couldn't be happier "coming out", oh it was so scary, and receiving so much love, support, encouragement and friendship all over the world. My own personal relationships had to be reevaluated, after meeting so many wonderful, diverse souls here, in the Blogging community. I… Continue reading 1 Years Old Baby Blog
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
This fun message seems more and more relatable with age. Fun Friday find that I just had to share 🙂 Until next time and have a Fun Friday, full of laughter. Luda@PlantsandBeyond🌿 Photographs listed here do not belong to Luda @PlantsandBeyond.com ©PlantsandBeyond.com