Day of the Dead, which celebrated on November 1st and 2nd in many Latin American cultures, is a holiday that honours and commemorates the lives of deceased loved ones.
I love flowers! I enjoy growing them, learning about them and I love creating bouquets of freshly cut flowers. In our climate where it’s winter most of the time the growing season is way to short, so I have started this blog to get my fix all winter!
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Though this beauty looks like it must be an orchid, believe it or not, it’s actually a member of the ginger family (Zingiberoideae).
Container gardens provide a means of self-expression. Choose from a multitude of colors, shapes, and fragrances.
Mulching refers to the application of any material (organic or inorganic) on the surface of the soil over plant roots.
There are few things that could prove to be as effective at brightening up and bringing life to any space
Bushy Beards are receiving a whole lot of media attention; recently many young men from all over the world (and internet) are adopting this interesting and scruffy look.
Summer heat forces us to use tough and sturdy perennials in our garden capable of withstanding the scorching days ahead.
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
Well we all know the world of flowers and plants is a beautiful place. But is it always? While searching for topics for my blogs I came upon some pictures that gave me the impression otherwise. Today I learned, that while all flowers are unique. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I decided I absolutely had to share my findings: We start off with, the Bleeding Tooth Fungus. Also known as
The name pansy stems from the word pensée meaning “thought” in French. It was named this because the Face of the flower resembles a human face, and in the mid-to-late summer it nods forward as if in deep thought. The Victorian meaning of the name pansy means “to think” particularly of love ,for example; if a young lady found a pansy left for her by her secret lover, it would mean
A “fairy garden” is just a miniature garden or landscape in a container, including some hardscape items such as stone paths or fairy chairs and little houses or some sort of miniature objects to give one the perception of a miniature garden. The use of many types of small leaved plants with an assortment of leaf colors and textures along with a combination of growth habits
Your garden can be anything you want it to be, from a relaxing getaway for you to sit in the sun with a book during the summer, a football pitch for the kids or an outdoor place for entertaining guests. For others, however, it’s the place where they grow their own fruit and vegetables. Growing your own is a great activity that the whole family can get involved in, saving you money because you
As one of the most elegant plants out there, the Peace lily has gorgeous white flowers with dark, long leaves. It requires a controlled amount of sunlight to survive, so if you see any yellowing in the leaves, this means they have seen far too much light. The plant will thrive best when it’s about six feet from a window. If you see the leaves droop, it may need some more water, just remember to
Flowers arouse feelings of love, caring, excitement, and happiness in the beholders. Specific flowers can be used in specific situations as many have individual meanings. Red roses, for example, are symbolic of love and beauty. Alternatively, you could go with a Lily, which denotes resurrection or life. Daffodils represent devotion and/or unrequited love. Daisies symbolize innocence and youth, while you could
Indoor plants are an excellent aesthetic option to help transform your house into your home! In addition, there are many available options that include numerous health benefits and listed here are some of the standout options. Glenn Mitcham is an avid gardener and finds enjoyment in being able to share his experiences with those also interested in the entertaining world that is gardening