It’s a beautiful morning!

It’s Sunday morning and all is well around our home. We spent some time in the garden before it gets to hot. I have been planting a fall garden and it’s growing good. The mornings have been so nice and cool. It’s refreshing when fall arrives. The plants are all happy. River is getting to know the bunnies in our yard.

garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front
garden 2020 front

We love getting up with the sun and spending time outside. With fall here and the days getting shorter we will need to change some things but to us it’s important to get out and play outside. When we are done we get busy with beading and making leather bags.

The pictures tell the story. I am grateful for my life. There are many things to be grateful for. The times we are in are pretty weird but all in all you just have to do the best you can and find joy where you can.

Love and peace to you all, be well! 🙂 ❤

Debbie , John and River

Milkweed flowers and seeds

Wishing everyone a beautiful day! Planting and watching things grow is all part of the journey this time of year. Milkweed is a plant that I found out about when I injured my knee some years ago. A friend told me of a place that made a healing balm that helps with pain and helps restore mobility. It is full of antioxidants and packed with omega 3 and omega 7 fatty acids, magnesium, zinc and calcium helping to fight pain and inflammation. This is where you can purchase this balm and seeds if you wish. https://milkweedbalm.com

Milkweed is the sole food for Monarch butterflies. So when planting this beautiful plant you are helping the butterflies migrate to and from Mexico or California.

I have found that this plant, this balm has been very helpful as I have grown older and have some aches and pains. It has also helped to heal my knee.

Last year I decided to grow some in my container garden. I didn’t know how well they would do in Arizona. This year they all came back and are even stronger than last year. The flowers are so very beautiful.

milkweed flower
milkweed flower
milkweed flower

I am thinking of painting this bucket yellow one day. It needs a little makeover. 🙂

milkweed flower

This last container has had a slower go of it. It might need a little more sun. It’s at the other end of the garden by some trees. But still very beautiful . I am going to be adding some compost and helping everyone along their way.

I love this plant and everything about it. It brings me joy everytime I look at it’s bright orange flowers.

That’s it for today. 🙂

Love and peace to all! ❤

Flower blessings! ❤

Debbie Thunder Rose Leather