Tags » Gardening

Green foilage in the Fall Garden

While most flowers have finished flowering by November, leafy green foliage and dark spikey fronds still alight the forest floor. Here are two stunning natives which do well in a woodland setting.


My Former Japanese Maple (s)

Having moved to South Florida a few years back there are some things I miss about living in a more temperate climate. Spring flowers, for example. 273 more words

Treasure Coast Living


It is November 24th in the Northern Hemisphere and I have strawberry blossoms and…….. A few berries forming. If I was in New Zealand about now I wouldn’t find it so interesting. 246 more words


Luffa Sponge Gardening Update

I’m back on the blog after some crazy things have gone on… So here is the promised update on the luffa sponge plant from my garden. 305 more words

Real Food

Weekend Recap

The weather here has been slightly ridiculous.  It seems like its going to be a sunny day and wham denied! I will be rainy and thundery for 2 hours then sun, but wait…Now I feel like raining while the sun is shining.   94 more words

Vegan Life

It's not too late to put the beds to bed

This is the last post for Proctor’s Apprentices this year.  Usually we go through the end of December.  We’re not sure if we’ll do our annual decorating for Thanksgiving at Samaritan House this year either.  508 more words

Proctor Apprentice

An apartment garden

I have now returned from visiting another part of Australia – Brisbane.  Although I was there for family reasons, this partly coincided with the G20 Summit, where President Obama’s speech drew attention to the importance of worldwide action against climate change. 329 more words

Community Garden