>> Thursday, December 18, 2008
These are some pictures of small cucumber plants which hubby planted, in fact its like lembu punya susu, sapi dapat nama, meaning that he is the gardener but I'm the one gotten something from his doings. But then thats my way to appreciate someone right, ..well then back to our track, these little cucumbers swaying in the wind are one of the many plants he like to plant, mostly he prefers herbs.
the matured cucumber
>> Thursday, December 4, 2008
Daun pegaga or pennywort (Centella Asiatica/Hydrocotyle Asiaticais) is said to be good for the eyes and also purifying the blood. There are many types of pegaga, some are big and others with small leaves. It is also known as the arthritis herbs according to source. The squeezed juice of the leaves are also believed to cool down the body temperature. Rich with vitamin A, C and Iron, daun pegaga for certain culture is the "official" veggies for women who has just given birth during the period of healing the body.
The pennywort in my mum's little garden. I think its the Chinese Pennywort as the leaves are small.
>> Tuesday, December 2, 2008
credits to the photographer Michael Lo
This is one of our local fruit namely buah rambai. Its botanist name is Baccaurea kunstieri . This fruit is not in my garden but just to highlight it as one of my local fruit here. Its taste is mostly sour, sometimes sour sweet.
Credits to Michael Lo
>> Friday, November 28, 2008
>> Saturday, November 15, 2008
It is said that thousands of fungus exist on earth and some can be found in the human body, without causing illness. Here are some fungus found in my surroundings. It was interesting to observe these unique specimens.
This is a Spider Lily plant grows near the fence of our backyard. Its Scientific name is Hymenocallis Littoralis. The root is believed to treat wounds. It has large white flowers that look like a spider. It is about 2 feet high and is a native plant of South East Asia.
>> Monday, November 10, 2008
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>> Sunday, November 9, 2008
I love making avocado's juice as it is so rich and creamy.
>> Friday, October 31, 2008
Starfruit is another plant grows in my garden..Its scientific name is Averrhoa Carambola and known as Belimbing in my place. When you cut the fruit it will have a star shape, good to eat during hot weather as it is juicy..
>> Sunday, October 19, 2008
pink purple weeds