Stephanie

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  • Extended Blooms

    Extended Blooms

    I have been growing my Sandpaper Vine (Botanical name: Petrea volubilis) for a number of years in a 12-inch pot. The vine was earlier placed at a location that... Read more

    Posted on 01 June 2020 GARDENING, HOME
  • Bee Flower

    Flower

    See that tiny white bloom in the pic below? It is the flower of my rosemary. Perhaps the warm weather over the past one week has promoted the blooming activity... Read more

    Posted on 17 May 2020 GARDENING, HOME
  • Happy Findings

    Happy Findings

    After a heavy torrential downpour, the cuttings which I have rooted for a few days did not collapse. I thought the sage cuttings will but they didn't.... Read more

    Posted on 02 April 2020 GARDENING, HOME
  • Repainting My Garden

    Repainting Garden

    Rusty racks and peeling paint on walls got freshen up! Spent days in the heat doing this. Now I am relieved to see a new coat of paint on those racks and walls.... Read more

    Posted on 22 March 2020 GARDENING, HOME
  • Sunny Blooms

    Sunny Blooms

    Hello February! It is the second month of the Year 2020 already and I am amazed how time flies. Rosa 'Othello' has sent out a gorgeous bloom with the most... Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2020 GARDENING, HOME
  • Flower Power Time

    Flower Power Time

    During the recent haze episode, I watered my plants in the morning only. Now that the sky has cleared up, I can go out and do gardening anytime, yippie! As I... Read more

    Posted on 04 October 2019 GARDENING, HOME
  • Colourful Blossoms & Foliage

    Colourful Blossoms Foliage

    I recall times when my sandpaper vine bloomed profusely, sending out many bunches of purple blossoms, making the vine very attractive. So, when the vine started... Read more

    Posted on 08 September 2019 GARDENING, HOME
  • Sproutlings

    Sproutlings

    Sprouting chick peas or garbanzo beans is so easy to do. Now I know, yippie! Read a lot about chick peas in recent days. The beans are packed with vitamins... Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2019 GARDENING, HOME
  • Brilliant Show

    Brilliant Show

    Peacock blooms are incredibly bright. This tree which I have kept small and short has indeed captured all the attention that it deserves every time it is in... Read more

    Posted on 14 June 2019 GARDENING, HOME
  • Pink, White & Green

    Pink, White Green

    Impatiens w alleriana has been thriving in the porch for some time now. When the plant is ready to bloom, it will send out flowers and lots of them. The blooms... Read more

    Posted on 22 May 2019 GARDENING, HOME
  • Happy New Year!

    Happy Year!

    Trust that you have had a great Christmas celebration and Year End countdown! 2018 indeed went by fast. Did it for you? For me, I closed the year and crossed... Read more

    Posted on 01 January 2019 GARDENING, HOME
  • Growing Pains

    Growing Pains

    Portulaca plants are charming little plants. Their little flowers are bright as sunshine. The fine leaves gives an airy feel yet the plant is super strong. A... Read more

    Posted on 03 December 2018 GARDENING, HOME
  • Happy Blooms

    Happy Blooms

    My False Heather was flowering cheerfully! The pale purple flowers were bright as snow and they have really stole the show from the rest of the plant. I have... Read more

    Posted on 01 November 2018 GARDENING, HOME
  • Cool Week

    Cool Week

    When you look at the bloom below, what comes to mind? A torch? A flaming torch to be exact! This bromeliad aptly named is slow to flower and when it flowers, th... Read more

    Posted on 22 October 2018 GARDENING, HOME
  • Promising Plants

    Promising Plants

    For those who have taken time to spread the word about my workshop, thank you so much! The event went well. Check out the pictures from this FB: Gardening... Read more

    Posted on 10 October 2018 GARDENING, HOME
  • 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