The weather dropped below freezing today morning. Again we are below our average. So it is like we are above or below average temperatures. It seems like Mother Nature wants all of us to get used to ups and downs. Is it not same with our lives. We will be walking more inside the recreationContinue reading “The cold has arrived!”
It has been a warm week. The tomato plants have new flowers!!! By the end of next week, temperatures will be dropping and these flowers will not be able to survive. Feeling a bit sad for them. By the way tomatoes are fruits and not vegetables. I think this is one of the most cookedContinue reading “Tomatoes”
My Spring Mums faded and I put them aside only to notice a few days back they have buds and now I have Fall flowers. I never expected them to bloom again. Truly excited since I didn’t do anything other than water them even when they weren’t blooming. So next year when I buy theseContinue reading “Florist Daisy (Mums)”
I promised myself I would be much more observant of the nature when I go for a walk. I have been good and have been observing more this summer. One flower picture I clicked on my walk in September got missed out. Only today the picture me app taught me what this was. This isContinue reading “Common Chicory”
My marigold and zinnias had to fight with the bunny in my garden for their survival. Every sprout was munched away. I feel with this full bloom, it looks as if they reached their finish line successfully. The plants were in an untenable position most of the summer but all of a sudden they finallyContinue reading “Victory”
Finally able to join Cee’s and Judy’s Alphabet challenge today. I even did a blog on these lovely plants in December. I tried to maintain them all winter but they couldn’t survive. CEE’s FOTD and Judy From Life lessons
This summer I planted two pots with okra seeds. Only one pot yielded and that too a few. As the summer closes down I was surprised to see the other pot too blooming. For Cee’s FOTD .
I do not shop at the garden center during fall. I am not confident about planting bulbs for the spring. But I did do some window shopping and found these beautiful lilies. My plant identification app called this Orange Lily and it seems it represents confidence, pride and wealth. For Cee’s Flower of the Day!
I found these plants in front of the visitor center in Ohiopyle State Park. Looked ornamental but they are perennial and native to North America. For Cee’s Flower of the Day!
We are on a road trip this week and I am currently in Tennesse. I thought the plant outside my hotel to be rose but it looked different as I approached it closer. The leaves look like those of roses. For Cee’s FOTD