Relaxing Weekend Getaway in Transylvania

My weekend was quiet and relaxing in an idyllic place. We have celebrated my fiance’s birthday in Ciucea, a picturesque place in the Apuseni Mountains. Ciucea is a beautiful village located 22 km west of Huedin. Ciucea is situated on the right bank of the Crişul Repede River. This idyllic village is famous for the…

Interesting Facts About Zinnia

Zinnias are beautiful colored flowers belonging to the Asteraceae family. Zinnias represent friendship and they were named after Johann Gottfried Zinn, a German botanist. Although they are popular cut flowers, the Spanish considered them ugly and small. They even named it “mal de ojos” (sickness of the eye). Zinnias were also named as “poorhouse flower”…

My Fragrant White Lily

Lilies are amazing plants belonging to the family Liliaceae. Lilies come a variety of colors, shapes and sizes, and they are perfect for birthday or wedding bouquets. This beautiful flowers are quite easy to grow and they are good in borders or containers. My Casa Blanca Oriental lily (Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’) is the most amazing…

How to Grow Gorgeous Rocket Larkspur

The colorful Rocket Larkspur is also knows as Delphinium ajacis. Rocket Larkspur is easy to grow and is considered as a garden favorite. This annual flower is native to Europe, but also grows in North America. Rocket Larkspur is an excellent cut flower and comes in many varieties of colors: white, pink, blue and purple.…

Garden of Eady Challenge – 3rd Place

Cynthia send me her article about gardening and I am really glad that she did it. She helped me to remember my childhood and my grandparents. I have lost my grandparents too early and I have very few memories of them, but I will always remember the perfume of their garden and their love for…

Garden of Eady Challenge – 2nd Place

This challenge was a good opportunity for newbie bloggers to write about their favorite subject related to gardening, but it was also a good opportunity for me to make new friends and to read their amazing articles. Colleen has a normal life and lives with Brenna, a crazy little kitty. Well, I know how it…

Garden of Eady Challenge – 1st Place

Last month, I have published an article for newbie bloggers about the challenges we face when we start a blog. All newbie bloggers had the opportunity to write about their favorite subject related to gardening. I received many great and interesting articles and I decided to post as many articles as I can, so that…

Garden of Eady Challenge

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Do you enjoy writing and gardening? Well, then you are in the right place. When I started blogging, I thought I would have only 2 or visitors per day. But I was positively surprised! I started to participate in the blogging community, followed other bloggers and even messaged them,…

The Magical Grotta Azzurra

The island of Capri is the most beautiful islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea, with many attractions to explore. No words can describe the amazing Grotta Azzura in Capri Island. The Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto) is a 60 m long and 25 m wide cavity. The Grotta Azzurra was the favorite place of Emperor Tiberius. Initially,…

Happy Bees and the Garden

Do you have a bee-friendly garden? The lovely bees are looking for 2 things in your garden: nectar and pollen. If you think that your garden does not need bees, you might be wrong. You may know that some plants are pollinated by birds, butterflies, moths and wasps, but the most of the work is…