Southern Camellia * FOTD

Southern Camellia * FOTD

I love Camellia and I am lucky to have two large bushes in my garden. They where planted by my Grandmother - so they are now almost 100 years old. They are Now showing off there blooms.... Lisa Camellias are evergreen shrubs with very attractive flowers, normally in late winter / early spring. For the first two [...]

Mom’s Garden

Mom’s Garden

Welcome to my Weekend. Today's Lesson from Mom: is all about flowers ,gardens , friends and family .... Friends are like flowers -they brighten your day ! Choosing Flowers for our garden and life: Sun is essential. Building a flower takes a lot of energy, and all a plant's energy comes from the sun. So most [...]

FOTD * Impatiens

FOTD  * Impatiens

Impatiens - ImpatienceIf you're feeling spurned, or even mildly put off, by your beloved, consider sending her a bouquet of impatiens—which, as its name implies, symbolizes, well, impatience. This flower also goes by the names "touch-me-not" and "snapweed," which make "impatiens" sound downright romantic mpatiens is a genus of more than 1,000 species of flowering plants, widely distributed [...]

Monday M word :

Monday M word :

This Monday it's Marigold Marigolds are incredibly easy-going and reliable under a wide range of growing conditions. Once planted, marigolds grow rapidly with no fuss. Most thrive in full sun, taking hot, sunny exposures in stride. Marigolds can even handle the reflected heat and light of paved surfaces as long as they get regular moisture. However, marigolds will [...]

“Flower of the Day Challenge

“Flower of the Day Challenge

I am starting this Monday off with one of my favorite flowers. So glad it survived the storm we had this weekend..... Lisa This bush is right outside the front window at home. Hydrangea is a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to Asia and the Americas. By far the greatest species diversity [...]

Color my World

Color my World

Why color as an adult ? These are great sound reason but mainly it's just fun: Attention flows away from ourselves. A simple act, such as coloring, takes your attention away from yourself (and those things that are stressing you out!) and onto the present-moment eventIt relaxes the brain. When thoughts are focused on this simple activity, [...]

Learning about Flowers

Learning about Flowers

Welcome to my Thursday virtual classroom ! Today we are exploring flowers ! As we continue our exploration of outdoors as we are stay close to home: Lesson 2 begins Now : We use flowers to mark all kinds of moments – celebration, remembrance, romance (or, for the more suspicious among us, a hint that [...]