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Our World Tuesday/Striking Gold

Who’d have thought that something as mundane as checking out my sister’s garden would spring such a pleasant surprise? Apart from lemons, eggplants, chillies, butterflies, and maybe a few ripe bogori, I didn’t expect to strike gold! No alchemy here. … Continue reading

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Today’s Flowers/New Year Delights

Fragrant blooms on the dracaena Welcome to the first Today’s Flowers post of 2012! Not much happening by way of colour. But I was thrilled to see these tiny blooms on my dracaena. Comparing Google images, my plant resembles Dracaena … Continue reading

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Blooming Friday/In Remembrance

Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.~ from The Wonder Years These amaryllis lilies have been in my parents house for as long as I … Continue reading

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Our World Tuesday/Guava Blooms

Summer’s the ‘official’ season for guavas here. And yet when they bloom, somehow they do not stand out because other fruits also vie for attention, namely the mangoes and the Indian blackberries. In other words, there’s much going on all … Continue reading

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Blooming Friday/Christmas

I was at my sister’s yesterday and it was a delight to find this bromeliad I had gifted her was blooming. Billbergia saundersii has the loveliest combination of colours, don’t you think? Mine has taken a rest from blooming. Maybe … Continue reading

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Our World Tuesday/Orchids

All the nurseries and home gardens are gearing up for the on-going growing season. Roadside stalls that had been selling seeds for the past several months are now selling tiny plants of flowers ranging from asters to marigold to petunias … Continue reading

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Today’s Flowers With A Difference

There’s nothing more evident in the change of season than the veggies available in our markets now. These winter ¬†edible blooms are much-loved! They are the flowers of the Sesbania grandiflora aka the Hummingbird tree or the Scarlet Wisteria. Growing … Continue reading

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December Delights On Blooming Friday

Today’s theme is December Delights and there are many! This is the time of the year when we wake up to dewy mornings. When the heat that we live with for the rest of the year has bid us au … Continue reading

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Our World Tuesday/The Hornbill Festival

The first week of December is when the neighbouring state of Nagaland celebrates the Hornbill festival. It is one of the biggest festivals of our region. Nagaland is a mountainous state and is inhabited by different tribes. The festival aims … Continue reading

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Today’s Flowers/From Smita’s Garden

Yesterday I spent a most pleasant day at my friend Smita’s. Regular readers of my blog might remember the several pictures I had posted of her house as well as her garden earlier. The first thing you notice as you … Continue reading

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