Landscape Ideas 2

garden landscape idea river boat

A traditional rowing boat in a garden could be a lovely garden seat with a cup of coffee, a book to read and a few cushions!

15 July, 2016




Garden landscape ideas, 1

Zen along the Ganges

Though this picture is not what I saw at the banks of River Ganga, near Shivpuri (15 km from Rishikesh in Uttarakhand) as our raft turned a bend in the river, the stone pillars built like the ones in this picture were amazing, as they stood out

30 September, 2010

Paper flower in spring, North India

Paper flower

This flower is blooming in my garden, though I don’t know the name. I’ve seen it in shades of yellow, rust, orange, maroon, white and pink. I call it the paper flower because of the crisp, papery texture of its petals. These make lovely dry

19 February, 2010

Chinese oranges or Kumquats in North India

Chinese orange, kumquat in India

This ornamental garden tree/shrub is a common sight in India. Winter is the time the fruit show up and ripen. Around Christmas, a Kumquat or Chinese orange tree, as it is better known is the gardener’s pride. For those who don’t have open

04 February, 2010

Bangalore summer

Dahlia in bloom

A walk in Richmond Park this summer was more than refreshing. Flowers that we generally find blooming in winter in North India, were all to happily blooming here right now: dahlia, salvia...

29 September, 2009



Bougainvillea alongside train tracks :-)