~ When we make a decision to grow our own fruit and vegetables, we still have a responsibility to the environment and the ecosystem that surrounds our property. One of the many reasons people chose to grow their own food is to attempt to lessen their carbon footprints on this planet. It is no secret… Continue reading 3 Ways To Improve Your Garden: Water, Natural Herbicides, and Compost
~ The luscious green lawn is a welcome addition to any home. It really adds on to the exterior, house value and brings your entire garden into a new light. In fact, one of the keys to creating a magnificent garden is ensuring you get your lawn is in check first, then building and adding other… Continue reading Lawn Care 101: Everything You Need To Know
~ Juicing is a lifestyle choice. If you wish to feel alive, exuberant and face the day in your optimal condition, try hydrating your body cells, as your first step to wellness. The first juicer I experienced was 25 years ago in my parent's kitchen. Observing my Dad pressing juices was weird. I had no… Continue reading Juicing and Wellness
~ Have you recently put your home on the market or planning to do so? If that is the case, there is no denying that you will want to do all in your power to sell your house quickly at a reasonable price. There are various ways you can do this, but one of the… Continue reading Decorating Your Home With Flowers
~The honor is all mine to learn from you and receive your unconditional love, adorable furry pets.❣️🐾❣️ 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 pooches have… Continue reading What I Learned From Living With Three Dogs
~ 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