Winter has started on a mild note in December with unforeseen high temperatures which is unusual for this time of the year. While garden is in mode of preparation for spring show the Autumn blooms are still blooming in the garden .
This year has been great for Lemonia as it is blooming till December
It is the moderate weather that spider lilies and Gaillardias have not gone to dormancy and still blooming in the midst of December
Chrysanthemums have started showing up blooms
Meanwhile Cormorant spotted at the lake
Elephant creeper is one of the most drought resistant hardy vines in our region derivation of name Elephant as the name suggests is due to resemblance of leaves with Elephant ears.
The light purplish flowers comes upon the creeper at two times of year. Its tubular structure and feel makes it a part of morning glory flower family.
It is the time for Autumn season to take a leave as winter chills has started in my region. Here is a glimpse of garden harvest obtained at the end of Autumn season .
The preparation for spring show has begun in my garden, the immense joy of growing seeds and planting bulbs and observing the journey of them becoming into flowering plants is a therapeutic experience for every Nature lover.
The seeds sown when turn into saplings it is almost an experience of nurturing a child.
The chilly season of Winter is about to begin , since we experience milder winter season in comparison to another regions of the world. The winter season in my Garden is awaited for preparing up for a floral show for spring.
This month is the time when weather is in transition for colder season and we can see blossoms from both hot and colder weather . The joy and excitement of sowing seeds and bulbs , planting seedlings for floral abundance in spring is a treat for every gardening enthusiast.
I am surprised to see lemonia blooming at this time of year
It is starting for Pentas blooms
Roses are just showing up after advent of winter
Petunias are just beginning to bloom
Mangoes are coming( My Mango tree bears fruit twice a year )
It is the last show for gaillardias before chilly weather
Jungle Babblers are spotted with advent of winter
The valley and the sunrays
Vaastu shastra aka Vaastu is a set of principles based on ancient Indian texts which is applied in architecture of premises with respect to design, layout and measurement of respective premises. It is believed when vaastu is applied in home architecture it facilitate good health, wealth and happiness in our lives.
It has been mentioned in Vaastu scriptures about good effects of keeping some of these following plants in premises that promote good well being, good health and prosperity in our life :
Pothos or Money plant