Category Archives: garden

After A Long While….

It’s been a while that I’ve posted on my blog. Sometimes the real world demands more attention…In between my blogging and being away from blogging, I’ve thought and fallen in love with the concept of edible gardening. I’ve spent time, … Continue reading

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Rain-drenched Blooms

A few vincas are blooming now. We had hail, wind, and rain but some of my flowers survived without any wounds! I’m hoping to attract certain moths to my plants ever since I saw a yellow caterpillar in my neighbour’s … Continue reading

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Amaryllis & Other Blooms

Now that the pale amaryllis are nearly done with their show, it’s time for the few reds to carry on the act. And I’m not disappointed. Knowing that as the years go by, the red amaryllis will fill this row … Continue reading

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May A Zillion Buds Bloom!

  My Indian blackberry tree is filled with a zillion buds. Now that most of the yellow leaves have fallen and have been replaced with the most refreshing green ones, it’s a joy to see this kind of green that … Continue reading

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A Splash of Colour

My little circular patch in front of the house is vibrant with colour. Most of it comes from the zinnias, some with single petals and some with double. A spider finds food and shelter under a canopy of a zinnia … Continue reading

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Eating Up My Greens!:)

Around this time of the year, I do pick a few garden produce. This year, inspired by blog posts about small planting areas, I used more shallow wooden containers for growing coriander, lettuce, and potatoes. There are only seven lettuce … Continue reading

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Fungi!

This year I haven’t taken many pictures of all the fungi sprouting in my garden. But seeing Wendy’s post recently I was curious to see if I had( in my archives) anything really interesting. These ¬†are what I found. Most … Continue reading

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Home Grown!

Nothing gives me the greatest pleasure than to pick the (golden) fruits of my labour!. Now that the season of the Indian blackberry and mangoes are over, it’s time for these very sweet guavas. I like to pick them when … Continue reading

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It Makes Sense To Grow These Pentas!!

                Although I’ve grown the Penta/Penta lanceolata for the past few years, it’s only this year that I’m getting so many of these delightful winged beauties every single day! I’m spoilt for choice!! … Continue reading

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The Common Crepe Myrtle

When I thought about adding another flowering tree to my garden, the Crepe Myrtle tree was the first plant I thought about. I need to think twice about trees with all the space they tend to take up. I decided … Continue reading

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