Landscape Musings

Nature has been known to be restorative & re-charge spent state of being.

Fences and gates

                    Gates and fences To quote Robert Frost ‘Good fences make good neighbours’. Origin of fences Fencing has a long history in the evolution of human society and of domestication. The word comes from...

Sensory Gardens

SENSORY GARDENS This world-wide state of lockdown has brought to fore so many issues; for most part, it has led to a calmer, slower and introspective behaviour. A measured, slower pace allows the senses to open up and experience /feel the details. It lends itself to a...

Leaf Peeping

Leaf Peeping is an autumnal activity that allows for seeking, viewing and enjoying the autumn colours in nature

Chelsea Garden Show

   In to day’s lifestyle of compressed time frames & rushed schedules, there is an increasing need to find a place of repose- a place to calm & centre oneself. Nature has been known to be restorative & re-charge spent state of being. There’s another...

MOON GARDENS

MOON GARDENS:Once upon a time gardeners believed that flowers and herbs had more power if gathered by moonlight - especially if you planted them for spells and potions. Maybe this was because some plants are more fragrant at night, as they try to attract night flying...

The organic, circular forms of the mobile here make it an excellent way to highlight air currents, and it's well positioned to catch drafts from the windows or the heating and air conditioning system. The shape also has a soothing effect. Mark the passage of time....

BioMimicry

Sometime back I wrote about BioMimicry. This topic has now found fresh ground by researchers trying to add the 'glow' phenomenon to street trees that will glow in the dark & we can eliminate street lights! While this is an exciting prospect, what does this do to...

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