One of the more worthy tourist attractions in Singapore. It cost a mere US$4 to enter and one can easily spend a full day in it if you love orchids. It is located within the compound of the Botanical … more
A commercial garden (more like a park considering its size) recently built near the casino which is best viewed and photographed in the night. A newly popular tourist attraction in Singapore and had the … more
BaronSamedi3 posted a Quick Tip about Gardening.
September 09, 2012
Plants create oxygen, so gardening is always a good thing. There are strategies and challenges to it too. It isn't just planting the seed into the soil, watering it sometimes, and letting nature take … more
The Singapore Botanic Gardens is the best free tourist attraction in Singapore. It houses a huge selection of orchids in the Orchids Garden within its compound. If flower is your thing, this is a must! … more
Raederle posted a Quick Tip about Gardening.
September 18, 2010
Over 20 years ago, my Dad planted a few Shasta daisies in our garden. I didn't think too much about them at that time. However, when they bloomed I was surprised at the impact that they made. I was just … more
In several Montreal neighborhoods, people have begun to plant flowers around the street trees. Looks very nice, and probably is good for the tree, since a wilting flower is often more successful in crying … more
The blue flowers of chicory are everywhere these days along with overgrown red clover, a grass which my mother called wild oats but which surely isn't, and tall, yellow-flowered plants whose name I haven't … more
Yesterday I posted a review of The Royal Gardens at Kew, and today's picture is of a green house inspired by the great glass houses at Kew: the Enid A. Haupt Conservtory at the New York Botanical … more
The Royal Gardens at Kew began as the private garden of the British Royal family at the end of the 18th century. George III grew up there, although even Americans shouldn't hold that against the … more
When the people of Leiden in Holland rose up against the forces of of Spain in 1572, they opened the dikes so that the city and surrounding country-side were flooded and help could arrive by ship. … more