I will never get over the feeling of getting a new plant. Adding more green life to my space just does something peaceful to my body and spirit. So when I’m feeling stressed, anxious, or just generally having a bad day, tending to my plants helps me ease those feelings. Even just sitting among myContinue reading “Plant Haul! Check Out the Newest Additions to My Plant Family”
Category Archives: Plant Life and Care
Book Recommendation for Organic Gardening
Many people believe that you have to be born with a “green thumb” to be successful with plants. While I do think that some people seem to be more spiritually inclined to work with plants, I believe that anyone can have a green thumb! What you may not know is that taking care of plantsContinue reading “Book Recommendation for Organic Gardening”
Garden Log #4 – Energy to Soak In (Through Yoga and Meditation)
7:00 am and you are watering the garden. Pulling some weeds, tilling the earth. She is ready. When you get your hands into soil, things become intuitive. At some point, your fingers begin to work on autopilot, as if you know exactly what you’re doing without even thinking. Because some part of you feels likeContinue reading “Garden Log #4 – Energy to Soak In (Through Yoga and Meditation)”
What I Learned From Growing Sunflowers for the First Time!
I absolutely love sunflowers. Of all shapes, sizes, and colors. So much so that I have artificial sunflowers around my house all year round. From bright yellows to deep amber hues, they rest in vases that adorn my dining room and bedside tables and are clipped to decorative string lights that drape along my livingContinue reading “What I Learned From Growing Sunflowers for the First Time!”
Garden Log #3 – Growth Update
Hey plant lovers! I hope y’all are doing amazing. I’d love to share an update with you on how my garden is doing. I was hoping to do these Garden Logs a little more frequently but the busyness of work and other personal duties (plus my pandemic induced procrastination) led me to keep pushing itContinue reading “Garden Log #3 – Growth Update”
10 Simple Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Home + Garden and Why Reusing is Important!
Did you know there’s something even better than recycling? Before we send items to be recycled, we can give them a second life by finding ways that they can be used again. Reusing is even better than recycling. How so? Because although recycling is very much necessary for our environment, it still requires energy toContinue reading “10 Simple Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Home + Garden and Why Reusing is Important!”
How to: Propagate Golden Pothos!
Hey plant lovers! Are you in need of new plants? Do you have a favorite houseplant that you wish you could have more of? Do you want a cost effective way to increase the greenery in your home? Then this post is for you! Here’s an easy tip on how to get the most outContinue reading “How to: Propagate Golden Pothos!”
It’s Time to Repot Your Plant!
Hey fellow plant lovers! Did you know that you need to routinely replace the pots that your plants are in? In their natural habitat, plants have ample space for their roots to grow and to receive nutrients. But when we place them into containers, we are limiting the space that they have to do this.Continue reading “It’s Time to Repot Your Plant!”
Garden Log #2 – Intruder Alert!
Isn’t it the worst when you realize that a critter or an animal has been perusing and prowling through your garden? This morning I found some of my bean plants mushed into the soil. It didn’t seem like anything was eaten but something really church stomped on my bean plants y’all! One of the stalksContinue reading “Garden Log #2 – Intruder Alert!”
Garden Log #1 – Weeds, Vines, and Shears
Today, my boyfriend and I did a lot of work in the garden. Emphasis on a lot. We pulled weeds from the garden beds and cut down a bunch of vines using shears borrowed from my neighbor. I’m so glad that I have neighbors who are not only interested in my garden but also careContinue reading “Garden Log #1 – Weeds, Vines, and Shears”