Birds and the bees. What about the chipmunks ??

It’s that time of the year again, when all the bird feeders are full, flowers blooming everywhere, the landscape is painted in green. Joyful is the season, when birds return home…. So “Help me God!”…….. Do you spot me ? Yes, I am devising a plan, to decode the bird feeder access ……. ……how on…

Are you waiting for Spring to arrive ?

Am not sure about you, but me, I am so ready for Spring. Can’t complain much about Winter this year, at least so far it has been manageable, with a few snow days here & there…..yet my heart aches to hear the birds chirp and see the fresh bright blooms all over the place. Can’t…

Stop and smell the roses, won’t you ?

However, busy the day gets always stop to smell the roses ! Oh, I love this quick lunch hour breaks when you are running errands, yet the beauty of these roses stops you dead in your tracks, making you wistfully think…..Oh, life goes on irrespective, but always, always stop for those that speak directly to…

Clematis – The most loved garden vine

What is it about this flower that makes your heart skip a beat, I thought as I walked through aisles containing Clematis, which have arrived in the Garden Center this season, perhaps they feel like the Stars have come down to earth and and are cheering you on from each garden as you continue your…

A DIY project for a cold winter evening

It’s been snowing again, sooo want to step out & take a walk, it’s too cold to do any of that, I look around , my eyes fall on the little green plant, I have set on a side table, the only few green indoor plants I see.Sitting comfortably in a flat flower pot which…

Chasing the Winter Blues Away !

Winter is finally here to stay! It’s been fluctuating betweens teens and single digits with the Weather Goddess this Winter, for the past one week, though we cannot complain of too much snow, we have been subjected to freezing conditions and beyond this week. Driving home from work, it was almost sunset, it becomes dark…

The Orchid Show

The Orchid Show  : It was a cold winter weekend, trying to think of creative ways to beat the cabin fever……   we headed to  Botanical Gardens for the Orchid Show….once inside the beauty & the colors took over, the snow outside was long forgotten almost for the big part of the day.Sharing the joy,…

Poinsettias – Flower of the Holy Night

The holiday season is here,you can’t miss it, the Poinsettias line every store in the mall.What is it about this plant that makes your heart jump with joy, every time you spot one ? Is it b’coz they signify joy, is it b’coz they signify that the holidays are here or is it their happy…

A trip to the Farmer’s Market

If you are anyone like me, you certainly love strolling through stalls of regionally grown vegetables,freshly picked fruits & flowers from your local farmer, on a bright Summer afternoon. It is one of the most enjoyable treats you can give yourself in summer, to be out there enjoying the weather & smelling the delicious produce…

Community Gardening

Community gardening –                             This was a totally new concept to me, until I visited the community garden plots in my community.The joys of sharing the green thumb magic are innumerable, especially if you love gardening & like playing in the dirt ….