Winter is a good time to start lemon grass plant indoor. First, you must select a lemon grass from a grocery store that has main bulb or root bulb intact like the ones shown on photo below. Fill a clean flower vase with tap water halfway and put the bulbs in. Put the vase withContinue reading “How To Start Lemon Grass Indoor”
Now that the weather is cooler and I know that the temperature will drop at any time to where tropical plants will not tolerate, I have made a decision to harvest my Lemon Grass and keep them in my fridge to use in my cooking this winter. Before starting this task, I put on denimContinue reading “Harvesting Lemon Grass”
The Video shows how to remove the gelatinous coating of Bitter Melon seeds. Part of Fall season gardening activities is gathering seeds for next planting season. Some seeds are easier to collect than others as they come out dry but most of them are coated with some gooey substance that has to be removed fromContinue reading “How To Clean Bitter Melon Seeds”
Since I planted Lemon-grass on my back patio, I have not noticed any gnat or mosquito hovering over me when I’m outside.
I have this blouse that I like so well, but I wish that it is longer, so I decided to add a lace trimming at the hem. See photo below. I found a lace fabric at Walmart and decided to use the scallop selvedge as the new hem. Like this. See photo below. Step 1:Continue reading “How To Make A Short Blouse Longer”
Woke up one night to your soft voice, singing an old Filipino Bicol Lullaby “ *Sa Diklom Nin Bangui….”. Why is my brother crying and restless? Mama, you are singing to keep him still and calm….. Oh mama, mama didn’t you you see? My brother is gasping for lack of air! If I know thenContinue reading “The Tragic Lullaby”
via Thoughts Brought On By The First Rain In September, 2018
I remember a vietnamese friend of mine who made a pork stuffed Bitter Melon Soup. I love the taste of that soup so I have the craving to make some, specially that my Bitter Melon plant had produced enough fruits due for harvesting. Warning: If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, or breastContinue reading “Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon”
Vegetable Container Gardening is fun and the fact that most vegetables adapt well in unusual environment makes this type of gardening a pleasant and healthy hobby….
Bittermelon! It is decorative for its beautiful foliage; edible, medicinal and nutritious.