#52 white goat

“Put a silk on a goat and it is still a goat.” – Irish Proverb

#50 Mangroove trees

I used to dislike these trees when I was in grade school; they looked weird growing in muddy waters. However, my perspective changed when Mrs. Gonzaga, my high school Biology teacher, took my class to a section of Panguil Bay; she allowed us to observe marine bio-diversity. I’ve learned that a mangrove garden played a…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Down

Some plants opt to grow hanging down… …this spiny cactus has stems which look like monkey-tails resting down… …some dubbed these flowers as White Lady because they look so attractive draping down… …this fern splits its stems several times as it dangles down… …the showy red/yellow bracts of the Birds-of-Paradise project down like pendulums… …this…

#46 variegated Kutcharitas

Alternanthera ficoidea Linn. is an interesting plant; its small white blossoms appear plain and simple against its fancy colored foliage. It is locally known as Kutcharitas because its leaves have the tendency to curl like teaspoons under strong sunlight. In some places, Kutcharitas are often planted as borders along garden paths and some people call…

#44 white flowers

Matthew 6:28-29 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.” NIV

#43 yellow Oncidium

Oncidium flowers always remind me of my late grandfather; the fragrant minute yellow blooms look so cheerful swaying in the wind…