6/9 FOTD : Magnolia

6/9  FOTD : Magnolia

Magnolia tree and its flowers are the scent of the South. Louisiana and Mississippi, both choose the Magnolia as the sate flower. What does magnolia smell like? Magnolia has a sweet floral fragrance that's lightly fruity, with some comparing the scent to that of Champagne. Its fresh yet relaxing aroma makes it incredibly popular in aromatherapy. [...]

World Bee Day

World Bee Day

Bees are integral to the preservation of ecological balance and biodiversity in nature. They provide one of the most recognisable ecosystem services, i.e. pollination, which is what makes food production possible. By so doing, they protect and maintain ecosystems as well as animal and plant species, and contribute to genetic and biotic diversity.. Bees also [...]

Book Shelf: What to Sow, Grow and Do

Book Shelf: What to Sow, Grow and Do

Find out what needs to be done at just the right time to create a garden full of life and colour all year round. Keeping on top of when to sow seeds, plant bulbs or prune roses can be tricky for new and experienced gardeners with busy lives. What to Sow, Grow and Do takes the hassle [...]

Home Today : Wildflowers

Home Today : Wildflowers

Welcome to my Home this Tuesday ! And today I am posting about a different May flowers - Wildflowers What is a Wildflower? A wildflower (or wild flower) is a flower that grows in the wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded or planted. Eatable Wildflowers: Edible flowers are one of the most unique foods in nature’s “produce [...]

May’s Bucket List : Make Spring Sangria

May’s Bucket List : Make Spring Sangria

Welcome to the first dat of May ! And time for my bucket list : So it's going to be a beautifal day outside and I am having a few friends over later to enjoy the patio- so I am making some Strawberry Sangria -using up the last of my fresh Louisiana berries. Strawberry Sangria [...]

Our Town : Community Garden

Our Town : Community Garden

Welcome to my town's community garden tour. Every year Ms. Mary and her crew plants a large garden that anyone in town can get fresh vegetables from. It's a labor of love and gives fresh vegetables to those that needs help. Melville, LA Community garden: The community garden gives you space to garden and opens the [...]

Baked Stuffed Tomato’s

Baked Stuffed Tomato’s

Thanks for stopping bye my Food Blog. Every Wednesday I share a family recipes from my kitchen and sometimes another item I am cooking up in my kitchen. Today's recipe is inspired by the fresh tomatoes I just picked in the Community Garden. Ms. Mary and the guys planted early and the first crop is [...]

DIY Seed Starter : Earth Day Projects

DIY Seed Starter : Earth Day Projects

Cardboard egg cartons can be used to start a dozen seedlings, and then cut apart to plant each one when it's time to plant them in the garden. As with newspaper seedling pots, there's no need to remove the plants from the pots before planting, as the cardboard will break down in the soil as [...]