#ThursdayTreeLove:Balcony Garden ideas in India

When I first moved here five years back, the homes in front were bare.Their rooftops had a few plants but balconies which faced me made me sigh.Why didn’t they have a few green plants to grace them?

My hubby insisted there were practical reasons, like letting clothes get sun-dried(that’s more eco-friendly and healthier option than a drier ).But those beautiful sunny balconies lying bare, made my brain go into overdrive.I used to stare at them and imagine how pretty they would look with different plants peeping here and there.
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Guess what? The Gods were listening.Though they don’t have a balcony garden, now they have a two story high climber which is bursting with beautiful pink flowers,.They are a pleasure to behold, on hot sultry summer afternoons.My green balcony is always restful, but now I peep outside from between the leaves of my Chikoo tree to see the climbing beauty just across the street.It’s called Madhabilata in Bengali.

 

Balcony garden

Balcony garden

Sharing the balcony views from indoor. The first one faces south and the second one faces north (more or less). When the late afternoon sun filters through the green leaves they make me happy.

Enjoy the Garden images from my collection:

Garden image:Balcony garden with Chikoo plant

Balcony garden image with Chikoo plant.They are small now .The size of a  five rupee coin .But growing .

Balcony Gareden image  India

Balcony Garden India: Ticoma , Alamunda.Jasmine and a lemon tree on this corner

 

Balcony gardening:A;lamunda for your balcony

Balcony gardening:A;lamunda for your balcony

 

Balcony garden image & Ideas

Balcony garden Ideas:Bougainvillea

 

Garden Image

Garden image: Orange and Yellow Ixora

 

Garden image:Rose

GARDENING With heart and soul. It’s mindfulness meditation for me

When I see a hummingbird dancing from one branch to another, a butterfly sitting on my flowers, a sparrow trying to eat my chikoo.I know it’s all good. Life is supposed to be this way. When you find what you are seeking, things just fit. When they don’t fit, it’s not meant to be. Plants animals, humans and nature needs to live in harmony. That will create the right environment for health, wellness, and prosperity.

Garden pictures

Garden images

My  favorite nature as inspiration quotes

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”

“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.”
― Emma Goldman

“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.”
― Joseph Campbell, A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living

Balcony garden image

Balcony garden image

“Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.”
― Gretel Ehrlich

Nature is my manifestation of God.
I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.”
― Frank Lloyd Wright

There’s something very enticing about an empty bench under a tree. And if it’s facing a river, that’s the bench for me.”
― Joyce Rachelle

Earth is the holiest place in the Universe, loving the earth, and loving life is the way to generate positive vibrations.”
― Amit Ray

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  1. I love to decorate garden areas with beautiful plants and vases. Your garden looks very attractive and beautiful. It gives me feeling for doing same. Thanks for sharing your beautiful garden views

  2. It won’t be hyperbolic if I say that’s paradise seeing nature’s love at your door step (window here) With your nature calling posts I can visualise the colours and happiness, soothing feeling it gives you after a tiring day at work. Lovely job indeed Amrita.. love your posts.