Flower Garden – Part XIX – Asian Jasmines

I really wanna talk about these 2 Jasmines which are native to Asia/India. The first one is Tabernaemontana divaricata or commonly called pinwheel flower, crape jasmine, East India rosebay.  Also called as Tagar or chandni in Hindi. The second one is Gardenia jasminoides To my friends across continents… Both these jasmines are native to Asia… I don’t knowContinue reading “Flower Garden – Part XIX – Asian Jasmines”

Flower Garden – Part XVII – The Nocturnal flowers

Today, we are going to discuss about two plants, which have very fragrant flowers and bloom only during night. The first one, Cestrum nocturnum, common names include night-blooming jasmine, night-blooming cestrum, and raatrani. The second one, Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, the night-flowering jasmine or parijat. The above image of Parijat flower does not belong to reemasgarden.com So, 3 reasons whyContinue reading “Flower Garden – Part XVII – The Nocturnal flowers”

Flower Garden – Part XVI – Vinca

Vinca also called as periwinkle in English or Sadaphuli in Hindi are beautiful small colorful flowers. They are perfect for adding different colors to your Garden!

Flower Garden – Part XIII – Rangoon Creeper

Exceptionally beautiful vines, the rangoon creeper..

No more Pinching!

You know exactly where this is going. Bonsai was just the beginning. Beginning of an entire new series of questionable gardening practices. I said “questionable” and not wrong. Lets start with pinching. A widely approved and accepted Gardening Practice. Pinching plants is a form of pruning that encourages branching on the plant. This means that whenContinue reading “No more Pinching!”

A Garden is more than just plants!

While we start with plants, a Garden is never just about plants! A Garden starts with plants.. goes a step further with flowers.. one step further with Bees.. Another step further with Birds.. Further with Butterflies.. Still further with all the pests, insects, worms and weeds.. And a final one with predatory birds and insects!Continue reading “A Garden is more than just plants!”

One is aplenty

So you say you don’t have a green thumb? Or you think Gardening is too much effort and you don’t really want to get into it? So here’s me telling you to do it with just this one.

Garden Decor – Part II

If there is anything that can increase the beauty of your Garden manifold – Its the Fauna that it attracts 🙂 Especially the Birds, Bees and Butterflies!! To start with, we can place the Bird- Feeders. Click on the image to know more about bird feeders. When you have birds visiting regularly, you can placeContinue reading “Garden Decor – Part II”