The little Anthurium in a small pot Grants my balcony a photogenic shot The color purple a blend of maroon Branches as much as it gets room Sikiladi
The Grounded Vegetable Lying carelessly on the soil The bulb of bulk doesn't spoil Neither a butter, nor a nut This grounded veggie is a butternut Full of nutrients and satiating It calms the nerves if palpitating Buttery rich texture for creamy soups Or make it a meal for family groups Sikiladi
The freshness of herbs The lively green energy Basil in some cuisIne is necessary Snap it, pull it and just throw in, Giving a flavour to pizza and pasta Preparing the pesto as sauce or spread It goes well with many a bread Sikiladi
New life comes to the plant English Lavender got bud grants The yellowy green bulbs like pearls Will soon be blessed with floral swirls Sikiladi
10th January is marked as Houseplants Appreciation Day. Here's a collection of many of the pictures of plants in my balcony and some from my friends' gardens. Enjoy the slide show.
Buds of cereus plant just a couple of days before the bloom. The flowers begin to open around 7pm and reach a bloom at around 9pm. The plant blooms twice a year. The flowers bloom only for a night .
Purple hued little anthoriums. Watered once a week and placed in partial shade. Protected from the strong sunlight , Hidden behind other sun loving plants in the balcony garden.
Velvety spikes all around The cereus bud above the ground Emerging from the laden leaf Just before the flower’s release Expectant and pink pregnant Holding heavenly charm at inner end Sikiladi
The crunchy munchy taste Apple with a watery haste Fleshy skin looks velvety This fruit is of low density Sikiladi