Alleluia! Jesus Christ has risen, He has risen indeed! Let us give thanks to the Lord, for He is good and His mercy endures forever! Let us rejoice and be glad! Wishing one and all, “A very blessed and joyful Easter Season!” May the triumph of the Lord strengthen our soul and grace us with [...]
Humph! A very much delayed post…blame the lightning that snuffed out our computer and rendered it unserviceable for more than 3 weeks! Nevertheless, better late than never, yes? Kalanchoe uniflora (probable ID) : Lovely unexpected addition to our garden! We walked into a nursery mid-March, hoping to get a pot of Christmas Kalanchoe blossfeldiana at [...]
February had been an extremely hot season in our country, Malaysia! Eeek, too hot and humid most days, with very infrequent rainfall. Of course, sun-loving plants in our tropical garden like the Bougainvilleas, Madagascar Periwinkles, White Mussaenda, Euphorbia milii, Ponytail Plant and Yucca, to name a few just love the heat while the Norfolk Pine, [...]
Hooray! We’re extremely happy with our garden project for January! Propagation of Cordyline terminalis by tip cuttings and section cuttings showed 100% success rate!
How timely that our tropical garden in November 2009 was in top form to present me with enough photography opportunities to try out my relatively new point and shoot camera, Canon PowerShot SX200 IS! My dearly beloved, John, presented me an early Christmas-cum-40th wedding anniversary-cum-birthday gift during the last week of October. Hehe…too bad that [...]
Hypolimnas bolina jacintha (Jacintha Eggfly)
Hmm…just day-dreaming and imagining how marvelous if we do really have a butterfly garden! It’ll be paradise with all these wondrous insects, flying in droves to our tiny garden plot! Anyway, we are contented and happy that some butterfly species do visit us regularly to keep us enchanted with nature.
Chilades pandava pandava (Cycad Blue Butterfly, Plains Cupid) This species of blue butterflies are really very tiny and diminutive. You have to get real close and have good eyesight to enjoy its beauty. Thank God that we live in the digital age, where a simple point and shoot digital camera can work wonders to bring [...]