gardening · plants

Don’t shoo away this Tortoise visitor!🌾🐾🐢

⏳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!🌾🐾🐢

Edible Gardens · plants

Morning Finger Excercise🌼🔅🌱🤘🏻💪🏻✌🏻🌱🔅🌼

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🌼🔅🌱🤘🏻💪🏻✌🏻🌱🔅🌼

Edible Gardens · plants

Root Canal Garden Therapy

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

Edible Gardens · plants · Recipe

Antique Donkey Carriage Planter

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

Edible Gardens · plants

Oh So Succulent

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

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Bonsai House Gift

An unexpected thoughtful Bonsai gift of Friendship and Care.

gardening · plants

Passion for Purple Flower Planter

Lately, I am just driven to make container flower arrangements at all cost. The OCD feeling of creating beauty out of nothing is new to me and very welcomed. Waking up groggy, unsure of what task to jump to next, I decided that planting a front house planter would be more beneficial than anything else… Continue reading Passion for Purple Flower Planter

Edible Gardens · gardening · plants

Radish Time

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

gardening · health · plants

Hail to Aloe Vera.

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.

gardening · plants

Backyard Flowering Trees and Plants

What happens when you need a 5-minute break in your daily cycle? So what is the best human battery recharge solution?   Here is an example of overwhelming chores in one afternoon of my own life.  The moment I arrived from our Summer family trip, there was literally no time to use the restroom, sip… Continue reading Backyard Flowering Trees and Plants