Christmas Star Flower Or Poinsettia


It's the season for these flowers to bloom in different colors.

What is their origin? And their spiritual meaning?

Read on to find out more!

Recycling 101 - Reuse And Repurpose


Now that we looked into what to recycle and how to do it at home, how about checking re-using, and re-purposing?

And you might be surprised that's even better than recycling! How so?

Read on to find out!

Recycling 101 - What To Recycle?


The first step in the recycling process is collecting the recyclables.

How do we decide what to recycle? How do we proceed at home?

Read on to find out more!

Recycling 101 - Basics


It's this time of the year when everyone exchanges gifts and buys new household or wardrobe items.

A lot of trash ensues and if we want to leave a not-so-negative imprint on Earth, recycling is what can help.

In this new series, I will be exploring matters of recycling and how it can be incorporated easily into our daily lives.

Ready to find out more?

Read on!

Snails In The Garden


As soon as it starts raining, I know I can expect dozens of snails and slugs to come to my porch and climb on my potted plants.

Should we consider them pests? Or do they have benefits? How to get rid of them?

Read on to find out more!

Apocalypse Never, Michael Shellenberger


ISBN: 978-0-063-00169-5

Harper Collins Publishers, June 2020

Black Irises In My Garden


In May of this year, a friend of our family gave me some bulbs to try out in my garden.

Not just any bulbs. Wild, black irises bulbs that grew naturally in the Cedars region.

I planted some in my compost and some in the soil of my garden.

I am now excited to see them well-sprouted, despite all the cats from the neighborhood.

Read on for more info about this not-so-common flower and its symbolism!

Hunting Season Recommendations


It is that time of the year again.

Many hunters are not very environmentally aware and this post would like to shed some light on what happens in Lebanon.

Read on to find out more!

Cedar Of Lebanon


When I discovered that the conifers in my garden were in fact cedars and not a type of fir, I was thrilled!

Besides being the emblem of my country of birth, Lebanese cedars have multiple benefits.

Read on to find out more!

Marvel Of Peru


This ornamental flower is sort of special.

I only planted a small stem this summer and it has grown and is already blooming 🥰

Read on for the uses of this beautiful plant...

Rain, Benefits And Disadvantages


With the first good rain yesterday, I decided to dedicate a post to one of our survival elements.

Could it also be our doom?

Read on to find out more!

Chloromyia Or The Soldier Fly


Since I am spending time in my garden, it is normal to stumble upon its inhabitants.

What are soldier flies?

Read on and maybe you could help me!

Care For Your Hoya Carnosa


I am grateful that the very small stem cutting my mom gave me a few years ago grew well and started blooming last year.

Although considered low maintenance, the Hoya Carnosa is easily crumpled.

Read on to learn how to best take care of your porcelain flower.

Have You Spotted The Virgin Ivy Yet?


This noticeable plant goes by different denominations.

Its most remarkable trait is that its leaves turn red in the fall season, or as soon as the weather gets cooler.

Want to know more? Read on!

Commelina Communis, The Asiatic Dayflower


I enjoy relaxing in my garden and am sometimes reluctant to pull weeds from empty planters.

After all, they are living beings. So as long as they are not harming any of my flowers/plants, I just leave them be.

Read on to find out more about this beautiful flower that grew out of nowhere!