This one's very punctual, visiting at almost the same time everyday ! and , a little selfish too - doesn't want to share any nectar with friends. It literally chased away another humming bird multiple times who came into have its share 😀 #hummingbird #balconygarden #visitor #plantsmakeyouhappy
Its Summer people, time to💧hydrate💧 with some cool, crispy and juicy Cucumbers🥒🥒. Wouldn't it be wonderful if you can have them just fresh off the vine 😃. The cucumber is a member of the botanical family Cucurbitaceae, along with honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon. Made up of 95 percent water, cucumbers are naturally low in calories, fat, cholesterol, and… Continue reading What’s Cool this season? Cucumbers of course!
These darlings😘 are the first thing I behold every morning - even before my tea 😇 ( All hell shall break loose if I can't have my morning tea👿 ). The beautiful hues in the morning hours bring such immense pleasure and is also the best time to capture them . Clockwise from left bottom : Curry Leaf Plant… Continue reading My Garden – My Haven – II
If you live in, visit or travel through rural or any small town in South India very early in the morning, you are bound to see this - women cleaning the entrances to their homes and drawing white colored patterns. That's Kolam for you. Kolam refers to intricate patterns drawn using rice powder at the… Continue reading Théru Kolam
The online world is replete with Happy Yoga Day posts, messages, pics of people participating in events and what with the prime minister of my country, Narendra Modi himself endorsing it. I recently attended a Yoga event in San Francisco,CA organized by HSS. I expected it to be a set of talks and asanas which… Continue reading International Day of Yoga 2017 : The Yamas & Niyamas (Yoga’s Ethical Practice)
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Yes? Fear not, my friend - for I know how to turn it GREENN!! A simple sure shot way - the Fenugreek way 😀 ( not mint as many believe ). Fenugreek is known as Vendhayam in Tamil, Menthulu in Telugu and Methi in Hindi. It can be used as a vegetable (fresh leaves, micro… Continue reading Are you a Black Thumb? Grow Fenugreek
World Environment Day 2017 Whoa! I just checked (on wiki) - we have a huge list of commemorative days ; some to commemorate, some to celebrate and some to raise awareness. With this growing number of "days" - we seem to be hard pressed for time to act on them. By now, almost everyone's aware… Continue reading My bit to Mother Earth, What’s yours?
I get to look at this every morning, grin with pride and whisper sweet nothings. I know I know it's not much but I have fallen in love with my small balcony garden. It's my happy place where I can play with dirt. Now, this is just the flower section which I can see from my… Continue reading My Garden – My Haven