Tagged: balcony gardening

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Bringing Nature To Our Balcony

The Rainbow Episode This happened years back. My elder daughter was a pre-schooler then. One evening she came back all excited. In her baby accent she announced proudly that she had seen a rainbow....

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Yellow-Green Dendrobium

Latest from my balcony garden: Another dendrobium variety of orchid is in full bloom. Just one stick with 9 flowers, the bud at the tip of the stick fell off in its initial stage....

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Nymphaea Pubescens

A smiling pink water lily in my balcony garden. And once more I am tempted to take a hot steaming cup of tea, sit in my balcony and just gaze at it. This I...

Pink Water Lily

After a long wait for one year my pink water lily decided to bloom! And I am very grateful to her! Growing water lilies in tiny terracotta pools is quite a task. Daily a...

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Cereus, Midnight Queens

Commonly known as Queen of Night, they bloom at night and have a sweet and strong fragrance. We were lucky to see 8 “Night Queens” blooms together in a single plant a couple of...

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My Little Garden

My garden plants decided to spread some happiness! Many of them conspired together to do some good for a change. They decided to bloom together. My balcony is a small area 6t by 10ft...

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Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

Update from my balcony garden: the Dendrobium Phalaenopsis variety of orchid has bloomed. The stick is two weeks old, three have bloomed, three still in their ‘bud’ stage. I decided not to cut the...

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Birds in Bangalore – Parrots

It was the loud squawking and shrieking that brought me out to my balcony. Perched on the Silverwood tree right in front of my balcony were two parrots. The vocalizations of some parrots can...

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Orchids Again

Sometime back I had mentioned here that I was waiting for my third orchid to bloom. Finally, after a long wait it has bloomed. The stick had only 5 buds, two of them have...

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Orchids In My Garden

A year and half back I had procured two new orchid plants. My lone orchid plant looked as if it could do well with some company. So a year and half back I had...