Stephanie

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  • Morning Beauties

    Morning Beauties

    The best time to go to the garden is in the morning. Not only is the air cooler, it is the best time to spot those perky pretty blooms. And as the sky gets... Read more

    Posted on 03 November 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Yellow Power

    Yellow Power

    The yellow and orange hibiscus shrubs in my garden were blooming so well for the past few weeks. I was captivated by the yellow one. The shrub was flowering... Read more

    Posted on 03 October 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Colour Explosion

    Colour Explosion

    The weather has been so dry, warm and really, why no rain! I see clouds but they disappeared fast. Sunny skies are not the best time for a gardener like me. ... Read more

    Posted on 11 August 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Sunshine Colours, Sweet Fragrant

    Sunshine Colours, Sweet Fragrant

    These days I am dreaming of a big garden. One day if I ever have one, I will definitely grow more Frangipani trees. The Frangipani in the pic below was one of... Read more

    Posted on 29 July 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • A Little Shower of Blessing

    Little Shower Blessing

    After the dry and hot period, I was glad it rained in the middle of the night one day. Anyway, last week, in the morning, as I was watering my plants, I saw... Read more

    Posted on 13 July 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Before The Hot Weather

    Before Weather

    This week has been really hot. I thought there is no progress in the garden except for pruning. I was away for a day and some plants were almost dried up... Read more

    Posted on 01 July 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Roses

    Roses

    It is always my intention to grow something special, something colourful and something edible in my garden. This time round, although the weather is a bit... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • White & Green

    White Green

    I was pleasantly surprised by my trailing white rose last week. So many blooms! They all opened at almost the same time and it is a sight to behold. The... Read more

    Posted on 30 May 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Agave Life's Ending

    Agave Life's Ending

    Perhaps an My yellow Pride of Barbados (Flowers of my Copper Leaf Plant ( Agave potatorum cultivar, the plant has finally sent out a flower stalk last week.... Read more

    Posted on 11 April 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Smiles in Bloom

    Smiles Bloom

    It is never too late for another shot of this orchid. This "no ID" orchid has been flowering for weeks now. The colour looks amazing from dawn till dusk --... Read more

    Posted on 29 March 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Something White, Something Pink

    Something White, Pink

    Added two new roses to the garden this week -- one white that cascades and a pink one that grows upright. I was told that they are ros kampung hence I trust tha... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Resurrection!

    Resurrection!

    Dry and brittle foliage, thus is this Rose of Jericho, also called Resurrection Plant ( Selaginella lepidophylla), that I received from a dear friend. After a... Read more

    Posted on 03 March 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Last Christmas

    Last Christmas

    The weather right before Christmas had been really wet. The rain came around evening time and poured crazily. Hence, the plants in the porch fared better than... Read more

    Posted on 21 January 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Happy New Gardening Year!

    Happy Gardening Year!

    Happy New Gardening Year!! Hope that you have had a productive 2015 and are now looking forward to a flourishing 2016. y first book, Personally, I ended 2015... Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Re-blooming Beauty

    Re-blooming Beauty

    Something pretty, something pink... my double-flowering Gloxinia is re-blooming! Spot its first bloom from the pic below. The flower looked so pink and brillian... Read more

    Posted on 24 November 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Feel Good Week

    Feel Good Week

    Last week was a happy week, yay! I have finished a rather big project. Incidentally, the flowers in my garden seems to be celebrating with me. First of all is m... Read more

    Posted on 12 November 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Haze Weather

    Haze Weather

    Do snails and toads like overcast sky? I spotted a few big snails in a container one day, yikes! And on another occasion, a big black toad in another pot!... Read more

    Posted on 14 October 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Malaysian Ginger

    Malaysian Ginger

    There is place for every plant to flourish well. It was a delight to find a Beehive Ginger, botanically named Zingiber spectabile with so many bright red... Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Growing, Growing :-)

    Growing, Growing

    A pleasant surprise in the garden comes from a dainty bloom, Arundina sp. (mini bamboo orchid). I was just pulling weeds from the pot and didn't realise that a... Read more

    Posted on 30 July 2015 GARDENING, HOME
  • Rose of the Desert

    Rose Desert

    Tadaa... here are my two heroes of the week. Placed side by side, their pretty blooms stayed on the stems for days :-D Hot and humid weather brought out the... Read more

    Posted on 06 July 2015 GARDENING, HOME