Terra Mater

Terra Mater

I have been thinking of creating a section dedicated to matters of the environment for quite some time.

Especially, when I had some time to research alternative ways for my lifestyle in view of impacting the environment differently. The posts are hence my two-cents on subjects that are dear to my heart and hopefully we can propose solutions to each other for a greener planet.

Curious to know more or even better, keen on discussing certain matters pertaining to the environment, contact me and let's converse!

Caterpillars, Pros And Cons

2022/06/27

A few weeks ago, I wrote about butterflies 🩋 

Then, a few days ago, I spotted a caterpillar on my favorite plant đŸ˜±

What to do?!

Caring For Your Hydrangea Shrub

2022/06/21

Hydrangeas remind me of my tayta. That's grandma in Lebanese. She used to have so many of them, in various barrels and planters and different colors.

Are you planning on adding that shrub to your garden?

Read on for tips on how to care for it and more!

Centipedes... Good guys?

2022/06/13

What are centipedes?

What is their natural habitat?

What do we do when spotting one or more in or around our homes?

Do they bite?

Are they poisonous?

Many questions that you can have answers to when reading this post.

Gardenia And Its Benefits

2022/06/06

Gardenias are evergreen trees and many species exude a solid and beautiful scent.

What other benefits do they provide?

Read on to find out more!

Are Butterflies Pests Or Blessings?

2022/05/31

I have been noticing more butterflies in my garden recently.

Are they to be considered pests or blessings?

Read on to find out more!

Digger Wasps In Your Soil

2022/05/23

What are digger wasps?

Do they sting?

Are they harmful?

How do we control them? And is it a necessary action to take?

Read on to find out more.

Basic Gardening Tips - Part 5

2022/05/16

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

2022/05/09

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

What for?

Read on to find out!

Basic Gardening Tips - Part 3

2022/05/02

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. 

Basic Gardening Tips - Part 2

2022/04/25

The first thing I checked when I was set to plant new flowerbeds and create some new design for the landscape of my small garden was my blue barrel.

What for? I see you raising your eyebrow...

Because for more than a year, I had been collecting my organic food waste in it.

How is that of any relevance to my gardening activities?

Read on to find out more!

Basic Gardening Tips - Part 1

2022/04/18

Spring is here. While Nature is still getting ready, time for some planting and seeding! And if I can do it, so can you

This is a series of tips and tricks on what constitutes my simple gardening experience.

Awaiting your feedback!

Baking Soda Or Sodium Bicarbonate

2022/04/04

Another multi-usage household item that is cheap and very efficient.

Read on to find out more!

Vinegar, For Multiple Uses

2022/03/29

In this post, I look into vinegar and the multiple ways it can be used at home.

Want to find out more?

Click on read more below!

Low-Cost And Environmental Dishwashing

2022/03/21

In this article, I share some tips and tricks for low-cost, clean dishwashing that is at the same environmentally friendly.

Curious to find out more?

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Let's Talk About Harmony...

2022/03/14

Over the past few weeks, I explored the five classical elements that the ancient civilizations considered at the core and connect everything.

With this article, I am embarking on the journey of daily actions each of us can take, and maybe already is, to be more in balance with our environment.

Read on to find out more and I will be awaiting your comments and feedback for more inspiration!

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