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Summers here and all the green things

Summers here and all the green things

Ah it’s been a while… no entries for the last 2 months, shame on me!

Anyways, its all been good, summer has finally come (I think). So much to do, from doing our first veggie crop in the garden to decorating the house.

I think I have reached that point in my life where growing my own hanging baskets and cultivating cherry tomatoes becomes the new highlight of the summer.

Spending my weekends at the local garden centre has become an expensive but also a rewarding habit, and actually feeling a little  inspired while watching this years Chelsea Flower show, wishing I could have gone and maybe next year I can drag the whole family to revel at the displays. Who knows, I think this gardening thing is starting to‘grow’ on me.

Usually, I tend to ‘kill’ plants, and can’t help but feel a little envious of people who seem to grow an effortless but amazing range of garden eye candy. So this year David and I have made a small effort, and surprisingly here are the results:

I guess there is hope for me yet.


Mom, wife, web/graphic designer and illustrator. I am also the author of Ohla Living a personal blog where I share my lifestyle, travel, days out and creative thoughts. I'm a collector of anything quirky addicted to coffee, cocktails, the beach & VW Kombis.

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    wow, your garden looks amazing! i have no bit of green in my thumbs whatsoever!! 😀

    Jun 14, 2009
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    Such a lovely garden, I find it breath-taking! It’s something I truly miss doing too as a hobby. You did well, dear.

    Jun 15, 2009
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    You have a beautiful and colorful garden, Ria! I wish I can do the same with our garden, too. Kaya, lang, wala akong talent when it comes to gardening. Patay palagi plants ko. hehe!

    Jun 15, 2009
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    The flowers are amazing! I love them! Btw sis, here’s a tag for you if you have time 🙂


    Happy Friday! Hope Sam is feeling better now…

    Jun 26, 2009
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    I love that green leafy plants in 3rd pic.. I noticed its sunny day and sun don’t even show glimpse this past phew days,are you in US maam?

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    Can you believe Torres left Liverpool???

    Xavier Cronce
    Feb 2, 2011