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Habagat, Maring and Our Backyard Garden Now

Just this week we had one of the worst weathers of 2013. So, it’s here again. That dreaded time of the year – ‘tag ulan‘ [rainy season] or ‘tag bagyo‘ [typhoon season]. When typhoon Maring, together with habagat [southwest monsoon] hit the country just a few days ago, the devastating floods affected 15 out of …
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Our Other Garden

We now officially have two gardens – our DIY backyard garden and a windowsill garden. I truly feel it is necessary to have this ‘other garden’ because we stopped putting curtains on our front windows and we’ve removed the blinds after that. The house we live in is along national road and dust and smoke …
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UPLB Garden Show

There was still a bit of a drizzle when I left home last Saturday morning. It was already the second day of the UPLB Garden Show which is currently being held at the Seniors’ Social Garden at the University of the Philippines in Los Banos, Laguna. We always make it a point to go to the …
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Windowsill Garden, Backyard and Front Garden Updates

This post is a bit overdue. And so does this front garden that we have right now. I’ve decided to transfer one of the plant stands, the pot with Ti plant and low Chinese bamboo, croton, green/pink aglaonema, the rectangular planter with coleus, and the welcome plant from the backyard garden in order to fulfill …
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Flowering Plants in Our Backyard Garden

This is a long overdue post because the pictures were taken last June – when the flowering plants were still alive and kicking. Well, some of them are still alive but without flowers. The Moss Rose plants were heavily affected by the July-August rains, so by now, they’re almost non-existent in our backyard garden. We …
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A Few Tips In Planning For Your Own Flower Garden Design

You’ve always wanted your own garden but you’re not sure how and where to start. It’s really not complicated to plan for one, but it usually takes time and effort since it involves digging up soil and cultivating the plant varieties. “Uniquely Your Own” Flower Garden Design If you want a flower garden that is …
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Landscaping Ideas You Can Use For Your Front And Back Yard

You can convert a boring front or back yard with your own landscaping ideas in mind. The key to successful landscaping is planning and creativity. With these three simple landscaping ideas, you can create your own landscape design without burning your wallet. 3 Simple Landscaping Ideas That You Can Create 1. Create outdoor rooms for …
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Landscape Design Ideas

Enhance Your Home and Surroundings Homeowners who have the extra space would often want landscaping ideas planned and designed to beautify their surroundings. If you are the type of homeowner who has a budget for landscape design, you may commission a professional to do the job for you, but be sure to be there and …
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Infographic – How to Make a Dish Garden

It’s my first time to create an infographic and I really enjoyed it. However, WordPress does not allow the “iframe” coding system which is I guess a type of script. Anyhow, I just made a screen capture of the infographic I created via Infogr.am. My message is clear and simple: learn how to make a …
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