Simple Garden Thoughts

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Site Description: Beginning to appreciate gardening because it's my avenue to destress myself and to be in touch with nature. I'm a working mom and happy with my family.
Date Joined: Oct 7, 2011

Tags: garden, terrariums, rainforest plants, art, yoga

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Hello Garden!
on Feb 6, 2013 in tropical Staghorn Fern Malpighia coccigera basal leaves black ants Cyathea fertile leaves crosier Crassula ovata jade plant Ferns shrubs Northeast monsoon has been around casting a dry, cool atmospheric conditions in the area. Living in a tropical country, I can tell the ferns and  some plants alike are enjoying the cool, gentle air in the morning. Cyathea  The tree f...

Fun in Hundred Islands
on Jan 25, 2013 in Hundred Islands Philippines sea cave sunset islands stalactites Phymotosorous scolopendria The last time I visited Hundred Islands was like ten years ago. Since it is just located in the province where I live, I seldom or barely visit the place at all. Nothing has changed much since my last sojourn except that I came to realize how beautif...

Fireworks Plant
on Jan 11, 2013 in Dracena I hope I was not too late to post my New Year blog. Happy New Year! Dracena tricolor Christmas tree vertical garden...

Meet Our Garden Pets
on Nov 17, 2012 in cayy hamster poodle Cricetinae Trachemys scripta elegans Vriesea red-ear slider turtle flaming sword Agopornis roseicollis Cavia porcellus peach-faced love bird guinea pigs shih-tzu garden pets I was asked by my kids one day why I always blog about things that I find interesting such as the garden and prodded me to post something about things they love as well. Since they are animal lovers, let me share what pets we have at home. There ar...

on Oct 29, 2012 in Coleus koi pond chocolate ti plant swallowtail catterpillar Ploemele Reflexa It has been like more than a month since I stopped blogging due to changes in schedules, extra work load, some out of town seminars and a favorite sister getting married. How I wish those trips were for leisure. Even if I was not blogging, I never le...

Crazy Over Crosiers
on Aug 22, 2012 in crosier tree fern garden Crosiers are unfurled fronds of a fern. It is always such a joy to find some everytime I take a walk in my garden.  Unfurling of a crosier... Like a Koru, it represents new life, growth, strength and inner peace.  Unfurling of a tree fern.

Compensatory Mechanism
on Jul 29, 2012 in asplenium Asplenium Nidus Bird's Nest I was in the brink of exhaustion. Half of my cerebrum told me to relax for a while, garden, watch a movie or listen to Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi or Beethoven in fugue and baroque for that matter while the other half of the hemisphere logically pointed ou...

Peculiar Platys
on Jul 11, 2012 in Platycerium Coronarium Something wonderful happened...My Platys produced a pup! Platycerium coronarium From the normal 80 beats per minute of the cardiac muscle, I had it at 100 bpm as a result of my excitement.  This was the first time I saw a young fertile frond gr...

The Sound of Nature
on Jul 3, 2012 in bullfrog sounds of nature ranidae bufonidae garden The rain had stopped, it was calm and quiet outside. As a lover of music, I can hear how nature was carrying out melodies in the garden...It was all like music to me. The slow rhythmic sounds heard in nature is a good example of relieving stress. Bab...

Some Plants...Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day
on Jun 14, 2012 in Staghorn Fern fern asplenium Coleus GBBD Song of India Schefllera Arbolicora Ploemele Reflexa Spathiphyllum Wallisii Some plants just love to be touched by the rays emanated by the sun. For them, the sun is like a gentle kiss from nature’s lips and warm arms that embrace their tiny and delicate petals. Without it, efflorescences lose their vibrant colors, the lea...

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