Tag Archives: Bougainvillea

Volver the Cat

Volver the Cat Sleeping on the Balcony

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A Garden in my Cup

La Sussurrata, Paros This is one of our beautiful bougainvilleas. Sometimes the wind blows the fallen petals into the house making it look like the set for a Bollywood wedding. So we are always sweeping them up. Recently I learned that … Continue reading

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Pruning…once again

We are busy trimming our bougainvillea so that its energy will move forward and, with time, wrap itself around our terrace. I have created a little window so that I can watch as my neighbor’s apricot tree makes its fruit that … Continue reading

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Propagation

I collect clippings.  Some are from my neighbors but most are secretly stolen from plants I see when taking walks….SNIP SNIP SNIP.  Maybe it is A Very Naughty Thing to do.  But I prefer to see it as a way … Continue reading

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Umwelt and Ecofeminism

“Umwelt” in German means “environment”. It is a word and a theory. Jakob von Uexküll (1864-1944) was a German biologist who believed that even though we share the same space, we do not share it in the same way. He … Continue reading

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