Sunday, May 18, 2014

Pots of Gold in My TO Balcony

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A two-dollar sectional wicker tray used for my marigolds. The tiger clay is hand-painted.

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A view of one of the corners. Its usually, clay/terracotta, wood, stoneware, shells, etc. which I use for my balcony decor.

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Yesterday, LMN and I finished our herb box project. The wine crate came free from a liquor store. And I filled it up with oft-used herbs – Mint, coriander, flat and curly-leaf parsley, sage, lavender, Thai basil, sweet basil, and rosemary.

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There is even a baby bay plant in there to make my pulaos fragrant!

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I must confess, this year, I have created an abundance of marigolds in my fourth floor garden. Their warm and inviting colours remind me so much about the festivities back home.

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But there are some days I also like zinnias. And gondharaj/gardenia.

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We are enjoying a blast of Spring and our pots of gold. The next project to do for LMN and I is to plant some gondhoraj lebu/fragrant lime seeds we have saved into the richness of potting soil and wait…

For more pictures and updates from my sunny balcony, click here.

3 comments:

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Beautiful pics of the garden. Marigolds are standing out standing out even from far.
Deepa

Bong Appetite said...

Beautiful post.The planters stole my heart.

Ajay Mahajan said...

Most beautiful intelligent and useful balcony garden ive ever seen ! Thanks Preeoccupied :)