This is the third time that our Longan tree (Pometia pinnata) has flowered, and almost every branch has on promising blossoms. When the tree first blossomed last year, all its young fruits fell off; but that was expected. It bloomed again earlier this year, and in June, our family shared and ate the sole longan… Read More Third Set Of Longan Blossoms
Seven photos of a beautiful orchid gift that has white flowers with a purple center. I think this may be Dendrobium phalaenopsis orchid plant.
A photo of a garden lizard popping its head out from beneath the leaves of our Phalaenopsis orchid. Peek a boo! I see you.
These are a few photos I took while making coconut drops (candy) in our kitchen. Preparing The Banana Leaf The first thing I did was to cut a portion of a banana leaf from one of our banana trees outside. I’ll be using the leaf to put my drops on; if you don’t have banana… Read More Today’s Photos: Making Coconut Drops
One summer fruit seen in abundance now is the mango; and at almost every corner we see vendors selling mangoes, along with Otaheite apples, and avocado pears. Recently we got a few Saint Julian (Julie) mangoes, they are a favourite for many persons. I like them because these mangoes are tasty, and I have never… Read More Five Ways We Eat Jamaican Julie Mangoes
Today’s photos are of the pink flowers of the amaryllis plant which bloomed on our balcony some years ago. This is the first flower that began opening. Fully opened and beautiful! Flower #1 and flower #2. A long shot of our amaryllis plants. View from above the blooms and flower buds. View from beneath.
We’ve always wanted a lemon tree (Citrus limon Burm. f.) around our home; we’ve had grapefruits, limes, and oranges, but no tangerines or lemons. Lemons are good for us and they are a good source of potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Luckily for us a few baby lemon trees began growing in our flower… Read More Four Feet Tall Lemon Sapling