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What a beautiful Sunday morning! Hopefully our morning glory can last!


Pot of Fern

We picked up a pot of fern at the nursery on Friday and I’m glad we finally get to use our pretty Ikea pot with lace like details we bought months ago!


Creepy Crawlies

As I was watering my plant in the dark I spotted two caterpillars on my plant. I don’t know if I should be happy about my nocturnal eye power! OMG. I hate creepy crawlies! I am going to judge a caterpillar by it’s look and I bet it’s a moth! Eek!

Specimen 1

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A tiny green caterpillar on my mint leaf plant!

Specimen 2

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This is damn ugly! It’s fat, brown and ugly! I know I’m not supposed to judge God’s creation but OMG.

I am going to consult three experts that I came across and hopefully they have an answer!

The three experts I am consulting are:-

  1. My all time favourite gardener Ms Green Fingers who previously helped identify my dying Carnation
  2. Another regular gardening blog I read, The Curious Gardener who has many years of gardening experience
  3. A random blog I found which was aptly named Butterflies of Singapore – Butterfly Circle. Looking at the name of this blog I am sure the blogger has the answers!

Helped! Can one of you please help? This is an emergency! Thanks a million!

Marimo Photo Contest

A while back I bought a Marimo from a street store at Clarke Quay and I shared it in my blog here. I love Marimo and they have been cheering me up after a bad day at work and I happened to take this picture with my latest Squareroom magazine featuring Eco Chic design ideas! Me feeling all greens and eco-ly decided to take my marimo with the front cover and it turn out pretty well! These Marimos will be sitting at my bathroom in my new apartment and I can’t wait!

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The store owner, Give a Plant, invited me to take part in the Marimo photo contest and winners will win the following.

  • 1st prize – 2 x marimos in limited edition glass whale + 2 x marimos in limited edition glass apple worth $60.00 in total
  • 2nd / 3rd prize– 2 x marimos in (choice of limited edition glass apple or whale worth $30.00)

I’ve decided that I will be giving out all the prizes (if I win them) to my blog readers! As I don’t need any more Marimos but I’m sure one of you might need one to cheer you up! So depending on how much you want it, you can start voting for my picture! Do drop a comment here if you voted so that I can randomly select winners for this contest. So this contest is not mine, but yours! If I got the 1st prize, there will be 4 to giveaway and if I got the 2nd or 3rd prize, there will be 2 to giveaway! Also, the owner will be picking 3 voters to give them one Marimo each! After all, good things must share! Haha! Do remember to vote for the correct picture though. Haha.

So vote here, if you need a Marimo or if you think someone needs a Marimo!

His Green Fingers

Remember a while back I mentioned here that he found a pot of dying looking plant near the lift landing? It was abandoned and looking pitiful. He took pity of it and decided to adopt it. Also, he is a firm believer of not buying things but adopting things (hence Barley!). Haha.

With lots of love and care, daily watering and lots of sun, the plant actually bloomed! WOW. He definitely has got green fingers! Now, we need to identify this plant! Anyone has any idea?

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Marimos and Terrarium!

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I bought these Marimo from a stall set up by Give a plant at Clarke Quay last week and I love them! Give a plant is set up by a guy who has green fingers and who strives to convince people to own plants! Marimos are sort of self sustainable with little effort required except to change the water once a month! I am going to put this in our Masterbed room’s toilet! He thinks it’s a waste of money to buy a moss ball! Haha. These Marimo are from Hokkiado!

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I also bought a Terrarium from they same store! This will be in the guest’s toilet!