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Some flowers from my garden

Lillies--one of the easiest plants to grow.

Pink Hibiscus. Radiates so much peace!

Yellow Hibiscus--so cheerful and peppy.

I was very happy when this bloomed. So much perfection in nature!

Zinnias--not too hard to grow either. But they are not pernnial and have to be replanted.

Table roses are one of the easiest plants to grow. Especially if you live in an apartment. It needs only a very shallow container, lots of sunlight and some watering.They grow really well.

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  1. Beautiful and serene

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  2. absolutely gorgeous!!! :D

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  3. Is it a DSLR you take photos with?
    Very pretty flowers.

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  4. refreshing feel :) :) nicely clicked :)

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  5. Honestly speaking, I’ve never seen pink & yellow hibiscus (The pink one is beautiful!!). Your garden is really beautiful and serene!:)

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  6. Lovely usage of Macro effect on Table rose. They look as big as a hibiscus!! :)

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  7. beautiful garden...Thanks for the post..!

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  8. Wow. I really need to learn something about flowers :P

    Zinnias I know about. Mom used to grow some hybrid-ish ones in our garden. Lilies too. I love lilies.

    Pretty pictures. New house na?

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  9. Ahhh...so pure and serene!! Lovely captures there! You made my day!;-)

    Good day!
    -Durga

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  10. Wow! Awesome they are... I so liked the way you have photographed them.

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  11. Lovely.. I especially loved the pink hibiscus, never seen a pink one.

    --Seema

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  12. extremely beautiful :)

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  13. Hibiscuses are breathtaking..!!!!!!!!!!

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  14. Beauty at its best:)

    by the way...good clicks...!

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  15. Really like the colour of those table roses :)

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  16. WOW....they are sooo beautiful!!

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  17. Very nice pictures :). I am confused whether I should appreciate your photography skills or your Gardening skills. You have learnt both very well!!

    Plz post a feature on developing gardening skills..

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  18. pink hibiscus...wow

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  19. I simply love the pink hibiscus - its a beautiful soothign color and even the texture is so well captured in the photograph !

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  20. Pretty flowers, especially loved the pink hibiscus :)
    Its rare too, most people grow the red one.

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  21. very very btful captures! The rose looks really exotic and rare :)

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  22. Niharika: thanks :) Rose is not very uncommon

    Thinker:Thank you!

    Ruchira: yeah--its so serene :)

    Pooja: I like it too :)

    Santosh:Thanks :) Lots of posts on the net on gardening. You just have too google :)

    Vidya:Thanks!

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  23. Aathira: you can have cuttings if you like. They grow easily!

    Abhay:Thank you!

    Shachi:Thanks :)

    Poorva:Thanks!! :)

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  24. Aish:Thank you :)

    Horizon:Oh! I am surprised you have never seen one before :)

    Gopikaa;tHnaks so much :)

    Durga:Thanks a lot :)

    Sucheta: Ten points :) I have a gardener :) but I have to keep supervising.

    Sivapaurnami:Thanks!

    Viday:Thanks!

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  25. *I meant Vidya in my previous comment :P :)

    Tarnag:Thanks a lot!

    Suku:Thanks!

    Priyanka: Bingo. Nikon D 90 :) Thanks :)

    Anu, Eve and Anusha: Thanks a lot :)

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