Balcony pond

Balcony pond

So I threw myself into another gardening experiment. I love water features in the garden and I plan to build a wildlife pond in our cottage garden. At the same time, I would love to have a piece of water also here at home, so I searched the internet for some inspiration and I made a simple mini pond from a large flower container. Continue reading “Balcony pond”

DIY soy candles with essential oils

As a lover of Yankee Candles, I have always wanted to try home-made scented candles. It’s so simple and the result is absolutely beyond expectations. I used a fair amount of essential oils, so they smell really beautiful and the vegetable wax with natural scents is a lot healthier and greener option compared to paraffin. Try it! Continue reading “DIY soy candles with essential oils”

Photo reportage from underwater

Photo reportage from underwater

My other great passion, besides flowers, is diving and the underwater world. In the last two years I have been more and more interested in marine biology and underwater photography. It is a truly fascinating world, often more interesting than the one you can find above the ocean. And it is terribly sad how we devastate it – whether by plastic pollution, chemicals, or indirectly through climate change. Continue reading “Photo reportage from underwater”

New beginnings

New beginnings

Although it didn’t look like that in the last few days, spring is finally here. And with the spring comes new growing season and the very first post of my blog. I was born in Prague, but since my childhood I have been constantly digging in the soil and growing something. Continue reading “New beginnings”