Author Archives: natureisnurture

Making the Best of Used Coffee Grounds and Plastic Pods

February 10, 2020 Right off, I am going to tell you this post will likely frustrate you.  I have been waiting weeks to complete it as I continue to research the benefits (and detriments) of using coffee grounds in the … Continue reading

Posted in Houseplants, Insects, Interesting Facts/Thoughts, Plants | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Overwintering Tropicals

You can successfully grow and maintain tropicals in temperate zones if you follow a few tips when overwintering them indoors. Continue reading

Posted in Plants, Seasons, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Winter Solstice – A Time of Hope

The Winter Solstice represents a time of increasing hope. Continue reading

Posted in Interesting Facts/Thoughts, Seasons | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autumn Flowers & Foliage of European Waterways

Flowers and foliage thrive among Europe’s waterways. Continue reading

Posted in Plants, Seasons, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Beauty and Benefits of Dragonflies

Dragonflies are beautiful flying insects of the Odonata order that have been on our planet for a very long time providing us visual beauty and indirect physical benefits. Fossils of large dragonflies with 30 inch wingspans have been found dating … Continue reading

Posted in Insects, Interesting Facts/Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments