My favorite amphibian in the world. How could one not like these beauties? Just look at the color and complexion! Sweet baby, you are safe with me.🐸 Staring at my amphibian book or rare species for hours as a child, I use to wonder where such cuties reside? If only future self would share… Continue reading Tree Frog Beauty
Edible Planter is most creative, edible and living Birthday Present. This husband is a lucky man to get this thoughtful surprise present from his loving wife. A birthday....Of her husband....and her creative surprise idea impressed me to the core. Working with plants is an utmost thrilling time of my day, but an idea of helping out the… Continue reading Happy Birthday Surprise
A local restaurant where you can order a meal without guilt and regret. Right here in Carrollwood, Florida, we are fortunate to have this amazing health-oriented restaurant. My daughter googled local healthy places to eat and found Evos right next door to us. http://evos.com/ I don’t mind my girl taking a carry out from this… Continue reading EVOS Feel Great Food
One of my favorite Easy to grow Sweet Red Potato edible Vines. So easy to propagate- just snip and stick in water. Watch the roots grow. Plant at the desired location. It is that simple. Ornamental sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), grown primarily for its purple, chartreuse, or variegated foliage, is a true sweet potato. As such, the tubers it… Continue reading Sweet Red Potato Vine🌿🥔🌱
🌳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!🌾🐾🐢
Who knew Radish seeds come from bolted Seed Pods? 🌿 Even I found it fascinating how to harvest Radish seeds. This is last Spring's overgrown raised bed radish crops left to bolt specifically for seed collection purposes. Last season's Frankenstein radish produced mega quantities of pods. My fingers are sore now from all the peeling and harvesting. But… Continue reading Morning Finger Excercise🌼🔅🌱🤘🏻💪🏻✌🏻🌱🔅🌼
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
An unexpected thoughtful Bonsai gift of Friendship and Care.
Thank you, G-d for keeping my family safe. But I am also grateful to Hurricane Irma. Yes, I am. Never have I ever before realized the power of friendship, true care of real friends, human kindness, soul connection, comradery and family ties. A Week from Hell, anticipation of natural disaster brought classic textbook Panic symptoms… Continue reading Hurricane Irma Aftermath
I love living in Sunny Florida. Really do. But how do I get through this Nature's fury? Can't uplift 3 dogs, parents in law and kids. Roads are blocked with escaped families, no air tickets available to fly out, water sold out in stores.......Prayers needed badly to push this beast back to the Atlantic ocean. Wish us… Continue reading Hurricane Irma, Category 5, coming to my beloved Florida -Friends, need your Prayers, pretty please.
Is it smart to take the risk in the garden, break rules and plant veggies out of season? I am itching to plant something in my back yard Raised Bed Veggie Garden. Covered raised beds lie dormant each summer, lifeless. Here, in Florida’s summer months are hot, wet and humid, along with hosting many… Continue reading Radish Time
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