Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Seasonal Change

Its that time of year when whole India is engulfed in festive spree and we also have Diwali  celebrations.
Diwali the Hindu  festival of lights when good wins over evil ,the lights break the darkness of  moonless night.
                                                   

                                                           
                                              Lightning Baked clay lamps on Diwali  


Meanwhile Garden is experiencing change in climate with winter settling in day by day .
Where Northern parts of country are receiving Heavy Snowfall ,thereby cool breeze could be felt in our region respectively ,Mornings seeing drastic fall in temperatures winter seems to be near now. 
                                     



                           Adeniums are coming with blooms inspite of advent of winter days                                                              




Roses brings their best blooms in winter in our region .Indian Roses below are not only known for their beauty but for use in making Rose water ,sweet preserve from petals.





Dwarf Ixora is the best that had got into bloom in this month with flowers blooming for long time









Marigolds are in blooms for the festive season of Diwali 












Cockscomb above in the sky brings energy in the garden 







Cranberry Hibiscus blooms are complimentary with their attractive foliage                      











Happy Gardening ! Be with Nature to nurture your soul .


Thanks Carol for bringing Blooms around the world on one platform.






Monday, 15 October 2018

October feel

Past month was quite unusual since monsoon extended till last of September ,which led to rise of post monsoon diseases which had detrimental effect on  health concern in the country ,mosquito borne diseases such as Malaria,dengue,and now Zika has affected badly health of in our region .
But now  as we are entering into weather which is going to be colder in near months we expect relief from these viral diseases .Its mid of October and fall in temperatures at night can  already be felt ,its time for starting planning about spring garden ,and starting for sowing of winter vegetables and flowering annuals.
Meanwhile some new additions such as Dwarf Poinciana have given out their fresh first blooms 

                                                                   

                                         Pride of Barbados/Peacock flower/Dwarf  Poinciana


It was a surprise bloom but rewarding too 



It comes in another color also that is reddish yellow although pure yellow blooms are not so common to find.                                                                                                                          

Another startling first time bloomers were the cypress vine flowers





Although they are grown as annual their leaves and flowers have  beauty that compliments each other amazingly                                                                                                                                  



Day blooming jasmine or cestrum diurnum 


Where night blooming jasmine wafts fragrance at night,day blooming jasmine flowers have strong fragrance in day time.                                                                                                                










Plumeria and Zinnia are giving out blooms with drop at night temperatures







Although these are last blooms of Zinnia since they wont survive with the advent of winter nights








Morning glory blooms are recurrent month after month and  still going healthy blooms






Hibiscus are back after rains




Spider lily blooms are pleasant after September rains 







Chameli or jasmine blooms are refreshing nights with their fragrance





Four o' clock are in full glory




And one unusual inflorescence of Pearl Millet are beautiful 




October month comes with drop in temperature which gives garden revival after summer and monsoon ,Its undoubtedly best season for garden lovers in our region.                             









Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Jaunty atmosphere in garden

From past few days weather has been breezy and foggy with a spell of rain in day and night.Monsoon in our city particularly has been persistent even with few rains and according to weather department it will be for few days more.It is boon for plants since there is enough humidity in atmosphere favorable for plants growth.

Some of the perennials are leaving there dormancy after summer to bring themself to bloom .




                                                                    Four 'o clock
                                                                   









Red Ixora back after summer





                                                             White Ixora is a new addition




Clitoria or Butterfly pea blooms in profusion 






                                        Tibouchina  flowers are the star attraction these days






Allamanda blooms are huge and lovely 








Fragrant chameli vine aka Royal Jasmine are back in bloom when the weather is pleasent






Torenias are looking lovely in hanging pots








Lantana are happy in small planters 






My pumpkin vine has a first flower hope fruit formation will start soon



Apart from them there are many other blooms of Adenium obesum,Oleander pink and yellow,Roses,cosmos,hibiscus among others which are blooming continously from last month .

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Floral Monsoon

This year monsoon rains were truant for the most part of the season with exceptional humidity but still failed rains .Whereas Half of the july got some good downpour ,August didn't give drizzle . 
With a month left for monsoon season to take a back seat ,we expect some good rains now breaking the persistence humid atmostphere.
But there is a silver lining in it,since plants grew best in cloudy humid weather and give multiple blooms .

                                                        



                                             Adeniums are definitely liking this weather



                                                                  





English and Miniature roses have made there comeback
















Hibiscus are do enjoying monsoon 

















Hundreds of flowers on Blue plumbago








Why they call it weed ?



Butterfly weed




Most fragrant flower in my Garden



Night Blooming Jasmine



                                             Its fragrance can felt in  entire garden at night time







Rainy weather brings Rain Lily









Rain of Gold or Galphimia in full show









                                                          Pretty Little Jatropha Flowers







                         Plant loved for its  ability of folding leaves when touched holds beautiful blooms too


                                                                 Mimosa Bush






                                 Morning glory has been blooming from last three months









                                          Most hardy annual Purslane in its full glory






                                                         Startling Crape Jasmine Blooms

Happy Independence Day to all my Indian fellows   




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