Tag: gardening

Blooming Dendrobium Orchids

Blooming Dendrobium Orchids

Yes, my dendrobium orchids are finally blooming, finally; after 3 years of having them. They did not bloom after dry period in the fall, they actually bloomed after I moved them outside in the spring. So, I don’t know what happened there. Dendrobium – Crystal…

Succulents – 2018 Spring

Succulents – 2018 Spring

After I started growing orchids, I mean, really got into growing orchids, I found succulents are just angels. In winter, as long as I provide them good all spectrum lighting (on a timer), all I need to do is to water them once a month.…

Container Garden – Summer 2017

It has been a very wet spring and summer in Toronto this year. Although I installed container gardening water drip irrigation system this year, it wasn’t used much at all. Corner of my garden: I moved all my succulents and orchids outside. I love how…

African Violets- New Addition in Gardening

Last weekend, while visiting Toronto Botanical Garden for a Sunday morning walk, there was an African violets show and sale in the garden hall. There were not too many vendors, but the cute plants indeed caught my attention. I never knew that African violets can…

2016 Gardening – One

It’s the gardening season again! I think I like spring time the most in Toronto. It means that the winter is finished; and we can start planting things, either vegetables or flowers; and more outdoor activities on the weekend!

Cabbagetown Private Garden Tour

The past Sunday, I joined Hidden Gardens & Private Spaces Tour of Cabbagetown in Toronto. It was ashamed that I’ve never visited this neighbourhood before even though I’ve been living in Toronto for 15+ years. It was a very nice day out visiting some beautiful…