~ 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 it comes to taking care or renovating your yard, the misconception is that it’s an incredibly costly and lengthy process. Hiring contractors, landscapers, buying materials and adding those finishing garden touches, expenses definitely seem to add up, right? However, if you are on a budget, but your yard is in need of some serious… Continue reading 6 Tips To Look After Your Yard On A Budget
If you are a keen gardener, you might be on the lookout for more sustainable practices that will help you protect the environment and the ecosystem surrounding your property. There are plenty of ways you can do more for the wildlife and reduce the amount of waste you produce in your home. Below you will… Continue reading How to Make Your Garden More Sustainable
No one was harmed. I think you are beautiful and hope you think the same of me. You must be eating the greenery around the parking lot. Thank you for not being in my yard. Your earthly colors and body are impressive and you have the internal wisdom to survive. Teach me your wilderness secrets,… Continue reading We Have Met
This yard made me stop and soak in the colors, sunshine, and beauty of flowers. Have a wonderful and colorful weekend, my dear friends. Luda@PlantsandBeyond.com🌿 All photographs belong to Luda @PlantsandBeyond.com ©PlantsandBeyond.com 🌱
Having your very own swimming pool is not exactly cheap to install or to maintain. Even affordable swimming pool does not mean a quick financial investment or an easy house structure to take care of. Many of our friends built their own pool with an unforeseen multitude of problems, such as leaks, wall slides,… Continue reading A Swimming Pool In Your Garden?
The Skunk Vine in the backyard landscape turned out to be an invasive noxious weed. It stinks to high heavens. This weed's protective mechanism makes you feel sickened after smelling it. As I was walking by the trees and plants in the backyard, trying to ground and de-stress, I noticed these tiny flowers clusters hanging… Continue reading This Flower Stinks
We all want our lawn to be as green as possible, right? A green lawn or garden is a healthy place that harbors a lot of thriving plants and flowers within it. Green lawns could also be a healthy ecosystem for local wildlife. But have you ever thought about trying to make it green more… Continue reading Could Your Garden Be Even Greener?
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
The garden is an extension of my home, but moreover its an extension of my soul. This Sunday mission was as simple, as it gets: pull Summer weeds. If you could only see the rude invasion of the unwanted seedlings. I called my son to help me with this task. Let's say it took an offer… Continue reading 3 Cool Trinkets To Add To Your Garden
~ Maya Angelou This idea came to me in a dream – MGM- Monday feature - a one minute segment about what is cooking in the garden 🙂 🌱 Nature gifted this double beauty very early in the morning, illuminating our green front yard. Passing it forward to all my friends and wishing you an amazing start… Continue reading Be a Rainbaw in Someone Elses Cloud 🌈🌥🌈
Maintaining a productive garden is challenging, especially when pests come around. They affect your harvest, hard work and efforts. If you don't catch them in time, the damage could be too disappointing. Here are a few of the most common ones to be wary of in your backyard: Slugs/Snails Slugs and snails are both unwanted pests… Continue reading These Common Pests Will Ruin Your Garden
Everyone has the best intentions when it comes to their yard. We want it to look neat and festive, be a fun place to hang out, and all-around make it an enjoyable addition to the home. Here are my two cents of advice to any aspiring beginner gardener. Going Too Big Is it right to… Continue reading Master Gardener’s Advice For Beginners
Who doesn't love being outdoors in the Summer? Sometimes it might be a little too warm, but even when it's hot, you can still find ways to enjoy yourself. Sunny Summer months allow you to spend more time outside, whether you want to do some gardening or just sit back and relax in your favorite… Continue reading Stay Safe in Your Yard This Summer 🔑