• Blooms After Rain

    Blooms After Rain

    From now till Oct 6, I will be really busy writing articles and preparing for a workshop on Gardening in Small Spaces for Urban Dwellers. The entry ticket can... Read more

    Posted on 10 September 2018 GARDENING, HOME
  • Sunshines in the Garden

    Sunshines Garden

    The white flowers of the Plumbago have been brightening up the garden from dawn till dusk for the past two weeks. They are like little sunshines during the... Read more

    Posted on 15 August 2018 GARDENING, HOME
  • White Pixies & Jumbos

    White Pixies Jumbos

    A rosemary bloomed and faded last week and this week two new little flowers emerged. I have grown rosemary for many years and this is the first time the plant... Read more

    Posted on 13 November 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Blooms of Wonders

    Blooms Wonders

    I have never had a single-petal Gloxinia before. Recently at a nursery I saw a white and pink bi-colour one. So I brought it home. The blooms are as big as the... Read more

    Posted on 19 October 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Fading Flowers & Plants

    Fading Flowers Plants

    The look of the garden is always changing with the presence of coleus plants. I have enjoyed the colourful leaves for the past months hence have been delaying... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Mystery Behind Colours

    Mystery Behind Colours

    This episcia with yellow flowers has been the centre of attention in the garden. Whenever the plant throws out blooms, they remind of butter and cream. The... Read more

    Posted on 21 June 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Wet Spells & Hot Days

    Spells Days

    Earlier we have been experiencing wet spells but these two days have been really hot outside, especially in the afternoon. Some of my plants are looking really... Read more

    Posted on 07 June 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • When It Rains

    When Rains

    Everyone including the fluttering insects in the air want to stay dry during rainy days, I discovered. I found one butterfly hiding under a leaf of my... Read more

    Posted on 15 May 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Brilliant Contrast

    Brilliant Contrast

    Four O'Clock flowers open in the late afternoon. They look cheerful even during wet weather and their mild sweet scent is a delight to my nose. These yellow... Read more

    Posted on 21 March 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Orange and Rose-Pink

    Orange Rose-Pink

    My Chinese Hat plant is in bloom again! Looking like bougainvillea from afar, the vine is putting out more and more of its orange flowers lately. The pic belo... Read more

    Posted on 23 February 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Happy Chinese New Year!

    Happy Chinese Year!

    Spider tresses was the champion (still blooming profusely till today!) shrub during the Chinese New Year period. The shrub not only grew so lush and... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • 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


    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