The Joy of Gardening

The Joy of Gardening.. Wow oh Wow! This was our expression when we first saw their fruit flowers below!! To be honest we are still saying Wow, Wow, Wow every time we see them. Both trees are flowering. Oh who wouldn’t be excited with that? The fruit of our labour and waiting is finally rewarded! Oh we couldn’t be happier.

The Joy of Gardening is complete especially when trees are bearing fruits, are flowering, seeing loads of butterflies, birds of many kind, seeing our furbabies enjoying it and much much more. We don’t use any kind of pesticides nor fertilisers to any of our fruit trees and other plants we have. All natural and organic.

Thank you Mother Nature!

We’ve been waiting for them to start bearing fruits. Our wish is finally granted after some 9 years and 2 a bit years! These flowers means that in no time we will be enjoying their fruits very sooon! Do you know this tree? Let us know.. Write your answer in the comment box..

Back in the Philippines, my (Michelle) family is spoilt with them among others every year. My grandparents left the family with loads of fruit bearing trees! So sweet and yes they’re very popular! Yummmmmmm! Thank you Lolo and Lola for them.

One of the Trees is bearing their first fruits after Cyclone pam back in March 2015 tried to bring it down. It survived and now bearing fruits again!! The tree below had given us at least 9 to 10 fruits. We’re looking forward to see how many it would bring us this year. We’re so excited!

In case you don’t know how Papaya, Lemon and Banana’s would look like.. Have a look below and Enjoy! They’re from the Garden! We’re enjoying Papaya and Banana everyday in our Breakfast Smoothies and also in our homemade pancakes! But we eat them on its own too because it’s more beneficial to chew them because of the enzymes found in our saliva that’s needed in the digestion and proper absorption of the nutrients found in the fruits and any unprocessed food that we eat. Lemon Juice as well through the day.. lemon water, lemon tea…

Banana – Rich in Potassium and Vit. C.  Know more of its benefits here

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Pawpaw/Papaya

From Food That Matters

 A tropical fruit that is loaded with the enzyme papain, which helps you to digest your protein. Pawpaw is a delicious fruit that is rich in vitamin C, is anti-inflammatory and very good for your digestive health. As a nice snack for kids, blend a few chunks in with some yogurt for a smooth and creamy texture.  Otherwise, add frozen pawpaw to your favourite smoothie.

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Lemon Tree – Cyclone Pam Tried to bring it down too but like us it’s thriving and surviving!

Nutritional Value Of Lemons from Food that Matters

A glass of lemon juice contains less than 25 calories. It is a rich source of nutrients like calcium, potassium, vitamin C and pectin fibre. It also has medicinal values and antibacterial properties. It also contains traces of iron and vitamin A.

What about you? What do you have in the garden? By the way, we’re not sure if you talk to your plants too because we certainly do!

By the way, we find Balance Me Beautiful also a great resource for Health, Beauty and Home Remedies. Check it out. You’ll also enjoy reading what they shared!

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