Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Spinach

Spinach

Different kind of spinach has contain good source nutrients. Spinach contains iron, calcium, antioxidant, vitamin A, B and C. Its fast growing plant through spring to fall. I sow some spinach seeds in our back yard this year.  Its growing well, some of the leaves and stems are pinkish.
It's known as we called in Tamil mulaikkeerai (முளைக்கீரை).  It's leaves has good nutrient such as rich iron, calcium. folic acid and other nutrients.
Ajantha's Garden/Spinch
Spinach

Celosia Plant

  Celestia Plant


Celestia or cock's comb plants are annual plants, many vibrant colors like magenta, yellow, red and orange. These beautiful plants are growing in our garden. But two years ago growing in urn nicely.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Oxalic triangularis - Purple Shamrock

 Oxalic triangularis - Purple Shamrock

இத்தாவரத்தின் இலைகள் முக்கோண (Triangular shape) வடிவமைப்புடையவை. பகல் நேரங்களில்  அல்லது சூரிய வெளிச்சம் நன்றாக உள்ளபோது இவற்றின் இலைகள் விரிந்தும், இரவு நேரங்களில் அல்லது வெளிச்சம் குறைவான நேரங்களில் இலைகள் நன்றாகக் குவிந்தும் காணப்படும். இம்மாற்றம் நடைபெறுவது இவ்விலையின் அடிப்பகுதியிலுள்ள கலங்களின் விறைப்பு அல்லது அழுத்த மாற்றத்தினாலேயே நடைபெறுகின்றது.
      இவை கூடுதலாக வீட்டினுள் வளர்க்கப்படும் தாவரம். இத்தாவரம்  15 டிகிரி செல்சியஸ் ( 60 டிகிரி பாரனைற்)உட்புற  வெப்பநிலையிலும் வாழும். இதற்கு  பிரகாசமான அல்லது நேரடி சூரிய ஒளி தேவைப்படுகிறது. இத்தாவரத்திற்கு  வெப்பநிலை27 டிகிரி செல்சியஸ் (80 டிகிரி)பாரனைற்  மேலே சென்றால் ஒரு "சோர்வான " தோற்றத்தை கொடுக்கும்.  சாதாரண பூச்சாடிகளுக்குப் பயன்படுத்தும் மண் போதுமானது.
     இதாவரம் கிழங்குகள் ( bulbs) மூலம் உருவாக்கப்படும். இவை கோடை கால முடிவில் உறங்கு நிலைக்குச் சென்று திரும்பவும் கோடை காலம் ஆரம்பிக்கும்போது  உருவாக்கும். இத்தாவரத்தின் முதிர் தாவரங்கள் 3-5 வருடத்திற்கொரு முறையும், இளநிலைத் தாவரங்கள் வருடத்திற்கொரு முறையும் வளரும்.


Ajantha's Garden/ Oxalic triangularis - Purple Shamrock
 Oxalic triangularis - Purple Shamrock-Day time open leaves

Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Orange Day Lily Flower

Orange Day Lily Flower

Lily blooms are very beautiful, different kind and different colors. Lily is highlighted along the rose of Sharon bush and chives in our backyard garden. Day lily flowers are very attractive shaded orange color in our garden.

Ajantha's Garden/Orange Daylily
Orange Day Lily

Anthurium Plant

Anthurium plant

Ajantha's Garden/Anthurium plant


I have made two of these plants Anthurium and Orchid plants from my Son. Anthurium flowers are shown in redish, pink, peach and white. These flowers are very attractive, shiny and waxy, flower stems are about 10-20 inches loge. Its leaves are attractive and greenish and long stem.

















Aucuba japonica Gold Dust

 Aucuba japonica Gold Dust

 

 

This evergreen gold dust Croton will grows 6' - 8' tall and sprout form the rear of the plant.This
This beautiful big plant has dark green leaves with golden spotted. When the plant's leaves will get more shade, shown a good gold sprinkles and spatter painting.
It was planted in our home indoor, large pot, and survived for 4 years. The summer time we took the out door. We forgot the plant outside, for long fall time.

Ajantha's Garden/Gold Dust-Croton
Ajantha's Garden/Gold Dust-Croton

Gold dust is also an amazing plant in our indoor, is easy to grow and beautiful colors..

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hosta


  Hosts

Hosta
Hosta

The hostas is a perennial, loving shaded area, green heart shaped edge in white.




Saturday, August 30, 2014

Visted to Montreal

My husband and I visited to Montreal, for our nieces wedding ceremony. We went to the church of Our Lady of Deliverance.  Our niece's wedding was celebrated at Our Lady of Deliverance church in Montreal. Another day is our wedding anniversary. Beautiful blooms in front of the church, and very thoughtful day of our wedding anniversary mass was celebrated over at that church.
We got some pictures of the flowers in front of the church.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014

4 o'clock Flower/Marvel/Peru

4 o'clock Flower/Marvel/Peru

 Like this beautiful 4 o'clock flower, blooming in our back yard around pears tree and along the veggie plants.  Its botanical name is Mirabilis Jalapa and also North and South America called Marvel, Peru. Different color varieties of the flower, and different colored blossom on the same plant.  In Tamil Nadu Peoples called this flower named as Anthi Mantharai(அந்தி மந்தாரை).
 It is blooming time of 4 o'clock, in the middle of the afternoon, some of them bloom evening 8 - 10 o'clock, and closes early in the morning. Or little bit earlier on a cloudy afternoon.


Saturday, August 16, 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Leak Flower

Leak flower(Allium ampeloprasum porrum)


This is the first time leak bloom in our garden. Each leak flower is shown up dozens of tiny blooms, each flower made seeds. Also, this  long stem flower stalks are grow up about 2' tall. I love the leak flower in our vegetable garden. Leaks are mostly flower in their 2nd year. 




Ajantha's Garden/Leek Flower Bud

Leek Flower Bud

Friday, August 1, 2014

Deptford pink

Deptford pink-Dianthus armeria

 Deptford pink is a very small attractive flower and pretty. This plant is European natives. Dianthurs armeria has up to 5 stamens, and 2 twist pistils.  My friend made this cute little flower plant.
Ajantha's Garden/ Deptford pink

Deptford Pink -Dianthus armeria

 

 

 


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hibiscus/Rose of Sharon/(செவ்வரத்தை)

Hibiscus/Rose of Sharon (செவ்வரத்தை)


I like hibiscus plant in our back home Srilanka, we hold different assortments and different colors it there.  This plant grows easily as most likely tons of sunshine and plenty of humidity.  We posses 3 different colors in Canada. It bloom nicely, the purple one has tons of primes.Two years ago one of the friend gave us two plants, it's growing in front of our house.

Here are some pretty colors and sort of hibiscus/rose of Sharon.



Ajantha's Garden/Rose of Sharon
Rose of Sharon

Monday, July 28, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Crochet/Poinsettia Flower

  Crochet

At summer time 2008, I made a crochet work for my relaxing and concentrate something useful. I really don't know I could do with yarn and needle. I felt like I want to do something for my interesting work.  I bought some different color yarns and three different size needles.  I scrolled down some crochet patterns, then print out them to make. Consumed the time was very quite learn and fun to create flowers, coasters, Book marker, Phone cover, purse, bags and more.

 

Ajantha Cakes/ Crochet/Poinsettia Flower
Poinsettia Flower

 Crochet/Poinsettia Flower

 

 A few years ago(2008), I made this poinsettia flower. At that time I browsed the internet, and find this pattern credit goes to http://www.planetjune.com/blog/free-crochet-patterns/poinsettia/. I really appreciate getting this pattern.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Growing Carrots in our garden

Growing Carrots in our garden 

Carrots are one of the great vegetable in our garden. The carrot plants are easily suited to plant root suit into the dirt, and containers.
Carrots can go on, our daily basis food such as salad, soups, curry, fry and stews. It has contain high carotene and vitamin A.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

எலுமிச்சை


     தினமும் காலையில் எழுந்ததும் ஒரு கிளாஸ் (6-8 அவுன்ஸ்) சுடுநீரில் பாதி எலுமிச்சை சாறு பிழிந்து அருந்துவது உடல் ஆரோக்கியத்திருக்கு மிகவும் நல்லது.





Monday, June 23, 2014

Watermelon- தர்ப்பூசணி

Watermelon- தர்ப்பூசணி 

In summer time everyone like this fruit to consume. The watermelon, cut into cubes, bite size, flowers.
Visit the National Watermelon Board's recipe site.

Watermelon contains vitamin B, which is good for energy output.  Watermelon contains vitamin C, which is improving the body defense system.watermelon gives helps to keep your eyes, skin and mucous membranes moist. And also found potassium.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Lemon

Start your day with a glass of lemon water.




  • Boost your immune system. 
  • Increases your energy. 
  • Balances your PH levels.  
  • Cleansers and detoxifies
  • Relieves throat infection. 
  • Helper purify your blood. 
  • Helps your weight loss.

Jam Fruit in Srilanka

Jam  Fruit

  Our homeland jam tree is real large and full of shade in front of our home. It is memorable in our home full of shade, birds and squirrels are eating these fruits.

 Jam tree native to central and south America. Commonly this fruit is round shape and small. Its botanical name is Muntingia calabura. This tree about 6- 10" tall, and its leaves are shredded, flowers are small and white.

When we back to to visit Srilanka, to chance to get these fruits in one of the hotels.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Chives

Chives

Chives

 Two years ago our neighbor gave this chives plant. Every year, spring starts it's grown up. 

Crochet


Crochet

 Crochet

Crocheting is an activity that allows me to create beautiful pieces such as doily. lies, trinket boxes, bookmarks, flowers, and purses.
Everyone love this crochet.
This is a wonderful hobby for working. I like to use different colour yarns and patterns. Making a crochet along on relaxing and spend a few hours. I was enjoy to have been recently updated my projects that i did past years. I had learned a variety of designs and many objects.

Ajantha/Crochet/Poinsettia
Poinsettia


I like this poinsettia flower center piece for the holidays!


Autumn Doily


This is such a beautiful crochet pattern that you can use as a centerpiece on your table.






Lacy Hat


Everyone like this cute bag yourself to hold your make up and small items. I was really love this pattern. You can hold your make up and small items. 


Quick Floral Coaster
design by katererine





crochet

 The Motifs are creative and fun my favorite is the time.


                             
This beautiful crochet is a great decoration for holiday. It is a simple decoration for the winter time. Snow flake crochet is very beautiful!






Heart Purse
This heart purse also one of my favorite crochet. I love this color too.













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