Brambles or Blackthorn Berries Any?


By the end of summer, you are bound to see wild berries whenever you take a stroll in the mountains.

There are several types of hedgerow berries.

Read on to find out more!

Care For Fuchsias


This beautiful and graceful bloom reminds me of my maternal grandmother who grew many of it.

Want to know more about it?

Read on!

The Araucaria Tree


Also known as the Paraná tree, the Araucaria is the city tree of Curitiba in Brazil.

It is a conifer that is native to the South of Brazil and can also be found in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Read on to discover more about this endangered species!

Celosia Argentea, Aka The Cockscomb


It's officially fall and the seasonal flowers are slowly withering.

In this post, I look into the Cock's comb, of which I had planted several this summer.

Read on for care tips, different uses, and significance...

Orchid Care 101


Caring for an orchid should be straightforward.

But at times it is not!

Read on to find out more!

The Treasure Flower


The treasure flower blooms in different vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow.

Read on to find out how to care for it.

And what it symbolizes...

The Dragonfly, Aka The Devil's Darning Needle


Today, let's check out dragonflies.

What are they? Do they have a spiritual meaning?

Read on for much more!

The Lotus Vs. Water Lily


It took my water lilies 5 years to finally bloom this summer!

I had almost given up on them when I noticed the beautiful little bud that had transformed into a beautiful flower 🥰

Read this post to learn more about the differences between the lotus and water lily!

Aye! Soldier Bug Coming Through


They come in different shapes and colors. And you probably have spotted them in your garden.

Hence, the legitimate question: pests or friendly predators?

Read on to find out more!

Are Aphids Good Or Bad?


Aphids are considered to be a nuisance in our gardens.

But are they? Do they play a positive or a negative role?

Read on to find out more and how to keep your plants healthy!

Grasshoppers... a bad omen?


Flip the Grasshopper from the children's anime show Maya the Bee is kind of cute.

Are real-life grasshoppers a bad omen or a good sign?

Read on to find out!

Let's Use Banana Peel


Banana is not only a great source of potassium. It provides nutrients, phytochemicals, and antioxidants.

Even its peel can be used for many things.

Read on to find out more about this!

Basic Gardening Tips - Part 5


Have you heard of the farmer's almanac?

It has to do with gardening, and also much more!

Read on to discover this topic, if you don't know about it yet.

Basic Gardening Tips - Part 4


Today, I'm going to look into soil quality.

What for?

Read on to find out!

Basic Gardening Tips - Part 3


Today, I'm writing about my seeding trials.

It is highly gratifying when you see the first bud come out of the soil!

So let's make sure you create such a joyful experience.