Landscape Plants: Bougainvillea ‘Paperflowers’
BOUGAINVILLEA (Nyctaginceae) is a tropical plant that blooms all year if planted in the right climate. Bougainvillea are popular ornamental plants in most areas with warm climates, always bursting with colourful flowers. They tend to flower all year round in equatorial regions. Elsewhere they are seasonal with bloom cycles typically 4-6 weeks. Having such all…
Landscape Plants: Allamanda A Bush of Beauty
ORIGINATING from tropical America, the genius Allamanda contains 12-15 species of evergreen shrubs, including both semi climbing and upright types. Members of the dogbane (Apocynaceae) family which includes famous fragrant plumeria (frangipani), showy desert rose – Adeniums, lovely white flowered Tabernaemotanas (pinwheel flowers).
‘‘SERENITY” or ‘‘Meditation” or ‘‘Secret” gardens have one aim; to provide a place for retreat and to create a place where everything is serene and peaceful, a place to get away and unwind after the daily stresses of life. The great thing is that you don’t have to know anything about meditation to create serenity…
THE term “miniature garden: is an all-encompassing phrase for any small sized garden, living or artificial. It can be are big as a small backyard or as small as a thimble sized terrarium.
No Space Gardening – Grow Upwards
DO you live in the city, confined to an apartment with little space for gardening? Do you want to grow a vegetable garden but feel you cannot because you don’t have room? If so, there is good news for you. Life can be frustrating for the urban gardener, growing a vegetable garden is anything but impossible. When space is a premium and you’ve got nowhere more space, the logical way to garden is to grow upwards. Infact, with a little planning and imagination, vegetable gardens can be grown anywhere, regardless of space. Begin growing upwards.
ROCKERY or rock garden is a landscaping feature made by arranging rocks and plants, often in a way which mimics a mountainous or alpine environment, with plants native to rocky environments which usually prefer well-drained soil and less water.
Moving Water Project
ALTHOUGH a smooth still pond is immensely attractive and relaxing, the rush of moving water exerts absolute fascination and gives the atmosphere of your garden a completely different dimension. For those situation where a pond is not feasible option, such as where space is limited or where there are young children, a small water feature…
Vaults & Garden Cemetery: New
AS public cemeteries across the country have become a haven for ritualists and other diabolical characters who would not allow the dead to rest in peace, a number of private cemeteries are springing up.
Colours of Flowers
THE symbolism of flower colors is rooted in traditions, religions, mythologies and cultures. Infact, every flower color from a deep red rose to a bright sunflower offers a rich and meaningful story dating back thousands of years.
Language of Flowers
DID you know that flowers have meanings associated with them? And that there are flowers befitting specific occasions? Flowers are part of the most important occasions in our lives. They are conspicuously present on weddings, birthdays, funerals, graduations etc, forming an integrated part of our lives. Some flowers have religious significance too. It is…