Rooftop garden in December, North India Photo journal
"Each flower is a soul opening out to nature."~ Gerald De Nerval
Elizabeth Murray has truly said that Gardening is the art that uses flowers and plants as paint, and the soil and sky as canvas.
or Black Eyed Susan
This one is a tiny Button rose.
It's about an inch in diameter. Several grow simultaneously on a single plant.
Take time to smell the roses
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet."
~ William Shakespeare
The White rose bush
gives white to light pink roses
"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses."
~ Abraham Lincoln
just beginning to bloom …
In all their glory !
These tiny Shamrock flowers
are happily growing beneath the Rose Bush.
"None can have a healthy love for flowers unless he loves the wild ones."
~ Forbes Watson
– no this doesn't produce garlic but if you crush the leaves of this vine they surely smell like garlic
is flowering profusely and merrily dropping its seeds in the nearby pots for the next season
Hawaiian Baby Wood Rose
– these varieties bloom in winters too :)
"Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul."
~ The Koran
"Have you ever seen a flower down, Sometimes angels skip around, And in their blissful state of glee, Bump into a daisy or sweet pea."
~Jessi Lane Adams
- is a filler flower in my garden
The radiant Cosmos
"Earth laughs in flowers."~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses."
~ Hanna Rion
Photo Credits: Swati Sharma