Our Flowers: Royal candle Plant

The royal candle plant will give a great look in any garden. The royal candles (Royal Candles Speedwell) is an outstanding upright growing plant with large, attractive deep-green leaves and long blooming spikes with deep purple-blue flowers.These flowers are very beautiful and highly attractive to bees, they love this plant. The blooming season is summerContinue reading “Our Flowers: Royal candle Plant”

Knitted Tea Coaster

I have been thinking about making this post for a long time and finally it happened: I am showing everyone basic knitting lesson in my native language, Tamil. This is a basic simple tea coaster for beginners to learn how to knit using continental method. It’s a great place to start because it only takesContinue reading “Knitted Tea Coaster”

Our Flowers: Becky Shasta Daisy

Becky Shasta daisy is a low maintenance perennial plant and it blooms from June to September. The flowers are large white single blooms with yellow centers on a lush mound of green foliage. It is a wonderful, long-lasting cut flower. Surely this can be a great addition to your garden. Few years back we got thisContinue reading “Our Flowers: Becky Shasta Daisy”

Our Flowers: Venice Blue Speedwell/Veronica Austriaca

 Veronica austriaca, commonly known as saw-leaved speedwell is a lower growing perennial, best suited for rock garden or for edging perennial borders. This plant shows deep blue flowers in spring over bright green toothy leaves. You can give a good hard trim after the flowering season is over. Plant clumps may be easily divided inContinue reading “Our Flowers: Venice Blue Speedwell/Veronica Austriaca”

Yellow Crocus ( Early Spring Flowers)

This week our garden has bloomed with crocus flowers; these are the first flower blooms in the garden and serve as a reminder of spring’s arrival. Especially since we live in Minnesota, after the long winter, the flowers bring lots of brightness and hope. The yellow crocus and Scilla forbesii, also known as Forbes glory-of-the-snow,Continue reading “Yellow Crocus ( Early Spring Flowers)”

Preening Time For Hummingbird (Video)

During summertime, on sunny days, you can find the hummingbirds sitting on the tree branches and doing it’s preening. Normally they fly away as soon as it notices someone around. Last summer I could able to capture a whole-body preening session, it was totally fun to watch. I hope you will also enjoy. Here IsContinue reading “Preening Time For Hummingbird (Video)”