That Wascally Wabbit

Recall these pictures of the lovely shrubs inmy backyard from last fall? These lovely shrubs were part of my 2012 addition to the backyard. They survived the transplant, the hot summer and started adding great beauty to my backyard. I remember sitting on my newly-laid stone patio and admiring the lovely tapestry of colours in my…

Moscow And Women’s Day

……Yesterday evening I got into my bus (for the last part of my daily loop) home bound and saw one of my bus mates- ZA who is an immigrant from Russia, sitting on the very first seat with a mile wide smile and a handful of lovely flowers; yellow roses, green hydrangeas, pink Tiger lillies,…

Stopping To Smell The Flowers- A Post By KR

  Spent the last fortnight with a bit of travel and spending time with relatives and friends. Tiruchy (in the middle of Tamil Nadu, India) visits are always a rush affair with a tight morning to evening schedule and rushing off from the town in the night. Visit to the temples gives us a satisfaction…

This Week At My Yard

I should have known when the 2 romantic wascally wabbits were parading in my backyard……this young wobbly wabbit was not far behind. Also, too: One of my earliest memories of growing plants/flowers at home were the red, papery bougainvilleas in our Tirupur residence. So, when I saw some bougainvillea plant during my bargain hunt this…

This Week At My Yard

New arrivals this year in my yard are the hardy ‘Burberry’ and ‘Rose Of Sharon’ —————————————————————————————– Re-arrivals from prior years: The orange ‘French marigold’, Pink ‘geraniums’ and ‘Pee-gee Hydrangea’ on the shrub….. ————————————————————————————-

This Week At My Yard

From my front yard: The same plant in the morning and in the evening: year after year I am always amazed by these lovelies…… —————————————————————————– From my backyard: Magenta baby mums & Sunny Black-eye-Susans…

Last Week At My Yard…

…so I enjoyed the sudden showers last Saturday with Andre, my sweet Andre and didn’t quite post these pictures…..Here they are, Chives, Lillies, Clematis and Peonies….. —————————————————————————— The flower offered of itself And eloquently spoke Of Gods In languages of rainbows Perfumes And secret silence… ~Phillip Pulfrey, from Love, Abstraction and other Speculations,

Tulips Anyone?

AT and her family attended the Tulip festival at Holland this year. I’m yet to receive pictures from her. Meanwhile,JMS from California sends these lovely pictures. Click on them to enlarge and enjoy! Yup, I am imagining myself sitting among the lovely tulips (in the near future) and enjoy, like these lovely girls are. Ummmmmmmmmmmm…