I wonder how many calories I burned doing three hours of gardening this morning. Yes, I started early around 6 am and stopped by almost 9 am with only a cup of coffee to go and the company of our “makulit” dog Noki. I am not done yet trimming the carabao grass. And I have to cut some dried leaves of my prayer plants.
A passive pursuit but a good morning exercise….gardening, that is. Anyway, I want to see the garden at its best this coming Christmas. My Bougainvillea blooms are doing a crazy dance in the morning breeze. I just love those clustered pink flowers. Once it starts flowering, it does not stop. It is a perennial plant and just right for our sunny weather. Our neighbor gave me some cuttings of cherries. I wonder if they will grow in our climate here. I’ll just try to grow them…
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I told you in a previous blog post about our Gardeners’ party yesterday. Here’s my loot. I don’t actually know its name but I love its variegated leaves and the way it is growing. Had to find a bigger pot for it.
I re-potted this white grass two weeks ago but our Shih Poo Oreo loves to play with its leaves.
Just trying to put more greens indoors.
My left ankle still hurts when I accidentally step on uneven surfaces at the garden. And here I thought it has healed well. Now I am afraid to use the ladder to trim the blue ternatea vine which is invading my kalamansi tree. I am thinking my kalamansi tree might die it it becomes covered by the vines. I could always plant new blue ternatea but it is hard to wait for kalamansi to bear fruits. It usually takes years.
The burgundy okra I planted a few months ago is now bearing flowers and fruiting too. I wonder what’s the difference between the green one this, are they more nutritious. Burgundy looks lovely though than the green. I took a photo this morning but the light was so bright, it came a little blurry. I don’t want t go back and take another shot again.
The three shrubs of pigeon…
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