Upcycled Unicorn Planter

To make this upcycled unicorn planter, I used: • A gallon jug• String• Paint• Waterproof Modpodge I cut the jug across about half way down. I left the handle for the horn and wrapped string around it. I kept the top and put it upside down in the bottom of the jug to use theContinue reading “Upcycled Unicorn Planter”

Quotes & Photography

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”– Susan Sontag “Not all who wander are lost.”– J. R. R. Tolkien “It doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you.” “Into the woods I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” “The Earth has music for those who listen.”–Continue reading “Quotes & Photography”

Cool Creepy Plants

1. Popping Wild Violet Seed Pods These tiny little plants have three pods that hold a bunch of seeds. The pods open and start squeezing their victims out, one by one I found the rest of these plants from other cool sites on the web. Check out the links back to their sites for moreContinue reading “Cool Creepy Plants”

Jewelweed

This plant is sometimes called touch-me-not because of its exploding seed pods. The plant below is what I think of when I hear touch-me-not. It closes up when it’s touched. I like the name Jewelweed because it looks shiny and silvery underwater, like a jewel. Jewelweed is great for poison ivy I don’t get it,Continue reading “Jewelweed”

Hostas

Hostas are also often called Plantain Lilies. They are a symbol of devotion. The entire plant is edible to humans, but toxic to cats, dogs and horses. They are part of the asparagaceae family so, not surprisingly, their shoots taste similar to asparagus. Actually, they may contain more minerals than asparagus and other well knownContinue reading “Hostas”

Mulberries

Aside from tasting great, here are a few other ways mulberries, their leaves and root bark are all beneficial. They contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and anticancer properties. They can reduce inflammation, cholesterol, blood sugar, and grey hair. Mulberries promote an even, healthy skin tone, liver, kidneys, eyes, immune system. They can also increase blood circulation,Continue reading “Mulberries”

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