With the rainy season in full swing, here in Florida, all the storms, water, lightning, thunder and humid effect the yard's vegetation in many ways. It's wise to plan for Fall yard needs and is best to start sooner than later. During the warm days, your mind drifts outside and you rather enjoy your yard,… Continue reading Getting Your Yard Ready For Fall
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
Gardening is a wonderful activity that kids of every age can enjoy. Children can learn new skills, have fun, play, ground themselves and develop self-confidence by digging in the soil, getting dirty, tending to plants and watching them grow. Give Kids Their Own Space Giving your kids their own area in the garden that is something… Continue reading Kids. Go Outside And Play.
Have you ever wondered around your yard and noticed the foliage and tree branches don't look quite right? Expecting it to look luscious and green, but instead, your plants are showing the signs of damage or disease. It's very distressing to find your plantings attacked by bugs or the weather conditions. Here are some ways… Continue reading A Few Ways to Keep Your Garden Healthy
This idea came to me in a dream - Mondays will have one minute segment about what is cooking in the garden 🙂 🌱 Backyard, front porch, lanai, outside world, anything that is pertinent to plant growth will be featured as a short segment on Mondays. What do you think guys, are you game? It will be… Continue reading MGM – Monday Garden Minute🌿
Are you looking for new and creative ways to spruce up your garden? Why put things off to later when you can make changes right now? How about the following improvement ideas for the garden to make it much more functional, appealing and enjoyable. Repair Your Existing Fence If you have exterior fencing in your garden, you will… Continue reading Easy Garden Improvements
Frozen Avocado and Mango tree update: Previous post: https://plantsandbeyond.com/2018/04/06/frozen-avacado-tree/ No choice but to cut off the dead branches for the sunlight to get through new growth. Now I have to get used to this backyard scenario. A wise man said "somehow, life always prevails. And even the smallest hint of a little green leaf is… Continue reading New Avocado Tree reality 🥑
~ What a scarlet bursting delight to grow around the house. Green leaves with Red Bottle like flowers that attract the multitude of pollinators. You never feel alone, listening to the busy life of bees, observing birds, butterflies, hummingbirds and flying critters that are sapping on red flower juice. There are an upright species and… Continue reading 🌳Bottle Brush Tree
My parents were visiting for my birthday. What a treat. My mom and I are beach twins. Can't get enough of this natural serenity and want to share it with the world. From the Beach to the Saint Petersburg center for lunch. Here are several nice facts were written by Mike Shanahan in 2016 for… Continue reading Florida Beach 🏝 and Banyan Trees 🌳
This year my birthday was celebrated in Snowy Beautiful Colorado. Our first active visit, as a family, and fell in love with the Mountains, nature, and surprisingly physical movement. Company of friends for adults and children added extra warmth and gratitude for the human comradery. Moreover, we were taken back how much more fun it… Continue reading Unexpected Birthday Surprise
Sad day in my backyard and in my heart. I love this tree. It installed hope and inspiration. This Avocado plant is 10 years old and gracefully enhances our backyard. Last year it finally started reproducing. This giant gave us thousands of fruits. Bags and bags were given away as gifts. The freezer was packed… Continue reading Frozen Avocado, Mangos, and Starfruit Trees.
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?
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