Showing posts from February, 2015

How to Paint Dried Trees Recycle and Use Your Dried Trees Do It Yourself Home Decor Items in Wood

DIY home decor items simply by using your garden wood!How to paint dried trees. Unique home decor accessories and beautiful decorative wooden objects can enliven your room space and what a beautiful way to use the garden dried trees , a tribute to ones who have served so well giving us flowers and maybe fruits!
When we have a  its bound that we get dried tress cut and trimmed wood which often goes waste.
My first inspiration came in year 2000 when a huge Gulmohar tree was cut off as it was risky to the foundation of a building.
The cut wood, in its natural form is so beautiful, even without flowers or leaves.
branches flowing in natural forms, abstract designs, intriguing and interesting, so I had collected many pieces and hand painted them, decorated them,  and  they act in decor as major focal point!
Dried wood and trimmed trees can be utilized in many ways -
1) Clean them and paint them , they look beautiful on their own.
2) Add decorative objects like sequins, gemstones and wow!  …

Juhi Fragrant Jasmine Flower Climber How to Make Your Own Unique Garden Ornaments and Accessories with Garden Left Overs

Night Blooming jasmine, juhi climbers loaded with white amazing blooms. The Night blooming jasmine needs regular trimming during winter season to control its growth and conserve energy.  and then allowing growth as spring season commences the plants sends out beautiful lime green tiny leaves shoots that grow in length. Given some support they fall off gracefully over a trellis.
 The ends of each stem produces tiny buds and usually they are produced in many numbers as bunches. Night blooming jasmine buds begin to open as evening sets in and the fragrance is strongest at this time.
Its advisable to check out buds and end tips before trimming or you may accidentally snip off the budding shoot.
The surface of the shoots is slightly rough, not visible to naked eye,  and may produce itchiness or scratches on skin when rubbed accidentally so take care for allergic reactions while moving beside or trimming Jasmine climber.
Birds have taken an upper hand in our small space and enjoy free fun…

My Painting in Thane Art Festival 13 to 15 February 2015

Amazing crowds! fun , art and stalls and music concerts ! Thane Art Festival 13 14 15th February 2015! Will share more later on the gardening stall!
God Bless from Rizwana!

Feels Like Heaven and The New Brahma Kamal Plants Huge Caterpillars and Growing Chillie Plants

Amazing February, my birth month began with a bang! With the garden dressed up in amazing colors, our terrace garden has become a riot of colors! from whites to pinks to reds and yellows and amazing shades of greens!

 From the regular heavenly visitors we se the beautiful green bee eaters which are so beautifully colorful and its the beauty with which they fly and catch a flying fly from air!
 Dried a red chillie for days, month to get the seeds. Actually you can get a ready dried chillie. And within a week they have sprouted beautifully.

 Shock! Screams! huge caterpillars, guess laid by the huge butterfly frequenting our garden and has feasted upon the huge dahlia leaves. Quite a size finger.
 Searched amazing google, symbolism of caterpillars. Its actually good luck a symbol from nature to prepare for changes and welcome good luck.
 Then the parrots who keep looking at me and chatter, wish I could understand their language!
The green chillie plants are very easy to grow and give o…