Passiflora laurifolia with captivating flowers and refreshing fruits

Passiflora laurifolia (Jamaican Honeysuckle, Golden Bellapple, Water Lemon, Yellow Granadilla) An extremely exotic climber or vine with beautiful flowers. It produces numerous edible fruits that are super refreshing and quenching, especially on hot days. Grow this beauty to enjoy its mesmerizing flowers, besides its fruits.

Curcuma longa (Turmeric): the amazing spice and medicine!

Curcuma longa (Turmeric, Indian Saffron) Nothing like growing your own herbs and edible plants, right? One is assured of pesticide-free edible plants for good health. Save pennies and eat smart too! :-) A regular consumer of Turmeric, we have been planting these plants for about a decade in pots at our backyard, that we named ‘our vegetable […]

Passiflora edulis with spectacular flowers and refreshing edible fruits

Passiflora edulis (Passion Fruit, Passionfruit, Purple granadilla) Isn’t she a beauty? But unfortunately, we had unknowningly excluded it from our Plant Gallery and Plant Database. Hmmm… time to rectify that omission now! An attractive vine and if given the right growing conditions, Passiflora edulis will be adorned with eye-catching flowers which is the national flower […]

Mid-year 2010 in our tropical garden, Malaysia

The last few months from mid-May were spent giving our garden a facelift, trimming off excess fat so to speak. Hmm…still can’t get used to its slim look but what must be done has to be done! After facelift: a major section of our frontyard garden in July 2010

Gerbera jamesonii (Barberton Daisy), in an explosion of dazzling colours!

Gerbera jamesonii (Gerbera Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, Barberton Daisy) Want an attractive and colourful floral display in your home? Choose the Gerber Daisies that will surely lend beauty and brightness, inside the home or out in the garden. They’re such a cheerful and vibrant lot and you’ll be spoilt for choice of floral colours that come […]