Rain Lily

It is called Zephyranthes Pride of Singapore.   It is delicately beautiful. I’m not sure if this indeed can be called “Pride of Singapore”, as such a title would surely arouse more than enough jealousy from other flowers…

African Iris

Dietes Bicolor  has very interesting forms and color on its petals.

Rattan Cane Plant

This reminds me of Ceiba Pentandra, and shows again what plants can do to defend themselves from invasions. Rattan is economically useful plant that used for producing furniture and handicrafts.


One of the most commonly seen plants in Singapore,  this is Heliconia psttacorum flower dancing under the sun.   And a bee is attracted to the uniquely shaped flowers. I remember, as a kid, picking its flowers, and sucking the sweet nectar, just like bees do… Heliconia


I don’t mind it being a weed or pest plant.   It is a daisy and has delicate flowers. Tridax procumbens

Sherine’s Garden

Sherine started this amazing edible garden on her balcony, together with her 4 year old son. Look at their bounty, after a mere 3 months since attending workshops at Gardens with Purpose From Pak Choi to Okra to Cucumber to Muskmelon.  Sherine’s garden adds so much joy to her whole family !   And this is […]


From inspiring poets to treating ailing patients with vitamin deficiencies,  Dandelions have been our friends for thousands of years. Dandelions bring a lot of fun to kids.  Blowing puffballs and your imaginations drift afar carried by the flying seeds… Taraxacum Wiki


A ground cover with flowers that attracts honeybees and butterflies.   Asystasia gangetica Wiki


This particularly inviting flower/fruit bunch attracted a lot of ants… Leea Wiki