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…

The Lonely Wascally Wabbit

My dad has been asking about the Wascally Wabbit that often featured in my backyard and in some of my posts. You all might remember this and this.. As you can see even through the snow and all it appears to be thriving well. I couldn’t see it’s partner though, maybe going through separation..? I…

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,…

Rake, Rake, Rake A Leaf….

Just few days ago, I caught this picture of the maple tree in my front yard: and today, it was ‘Rake, rake, rake a leaf gently down the lawn time. It took a good 45 minutes of raking both my neighbour’s and my yard for this pile up…Hah, the joys of gardening!

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…

From My Yard: Gone But Not Forgotten

At the top: Korean Lilac, the very first plant I planted in my yard bloomed for the first and the only time (thus far) after 4 years, hulllllooooo late bloomer! White peony, which I transplanted last year from my front yard to the back and it bloomed on this year. Both the lilac and the…

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

All the five peppers have been red-circled in the picture. I had to get the longshot to get all of them in one shot. Click on it to view it embiggen. Here is a new Rosemary(herb) that I am literally babying, along with my work-table in my yard. This is where I start my seedlings…

All That Cute And Red May Not Be So Good

You might recall the two honeysuckle plants that I bought in June  2011. Here they are now all grown over 5 feet and last weekend I found some lovely bead like red berries. ————————————————————————————- Checked the net today & noted that: Lonicera maackii (Amur Honeysuckle or Bush Honeysuckle) is a species of honeysuckle in the…