Rooftop garden in February, North India Photo journal

A riot of colours in our Rooftop garden, just in time to welcome the festival of colours, Holi.

When words escape, flowers speak.

~ Bruce W. Currie

Rooftop garden

Won't you come into my garden? I would like my roses to see you.

~ Richard Sheridan

Rooftop garden

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

~ Luther Burbank

Rooftop garden flowers

Bloom where you are planted! 

~ Mary Engelbert

Rooftop garden

Rooftop garden 

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"

~ Robin Williams

Rooftop garden in india

Margaritas going berserk with joy

Rooftop garden, margaritas

Margaritas with their new friend sweet peas

Rooftop garden, margaritas

Rooftop garden, margaritas

Gentle Cosmos flutter in the breeze

Rooftop garden, cosmos

Juhi or Jasmine

Rooftop garden, juhi or jasmine


Rooftop garden, petunias

Merry Marigolds

Open afresh your rounds of starry folds, Ye ardent Marigolds.

~ John Keats

Rooftop garden, marigold

French Hollyhock

Rooftop garden, french hollyhock

Heavenly scented Tangerine flowers!

Rooftop garden, tangerine

A papery flower, yet to find its name

Rooftop garden

Just living is not enough ... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.

~ Hans Christian Anderson

This one is a tiny wildflower. It's growing under the cool shade of Petunias.

Rooftop garden

A tiny variety of perhaps wild pea, grew on its own and it's so very welcome! I love these wild and delicate flowers that grow on their own.

Rooftop garden

Coreopsis Sterntaler

Each flower touches my soul and gives me indescribable joy.

Rooftop garden, coreopsis sterntaler


Science, or Para-science, tells us that geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to.  But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough.  Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them.

~ Victoria Glendinning

Rooftop garden, geraniums

Giant Pansies

Rooftop garden, giant pansies

indian terrace garden, giant pansies


I remember painting them umpteen times practicing for my class ten board exams.

Rooftop garden, nasturtiums

Rooftop garden, nasturtiums


Rooftop garden india, asters

A variety of Verbena

Rooftop garden, verbenas

Glowing Gazania

All flowers are my favourites as each is as beautiful as the other.

Rooftop garden, gazania

Phlox of course

Rooftop garden, phlox  

Sweet Pea

Rooftop garden, sweet pea


Rooftop garden, calendulas

Photo credits: Swati Sharma

Swati Sharma
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delightful beauties :-) thanks, swati.

anisha on Monday, March 1, 2010

Fabulous garden! :) very pleasing to the eyes.Just as i imagined it to be..good job!

Malini Shyam on Wednesday, March 3, 2010

beautiful...a complete feast to the eyes...should hav visited ur rooftop garden last month

barila bisht on Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Wow...BEAUTIFUL is also too goes to the Photographer.

madhu p. kumar on Wednesday, March 10, 2010

what an aroma oooooh!

pratima kapur on Wednesday, March 10, 2010

wow!!!! Absolute seem u have really worked hard 4 this....

kawan kumar on Friday, March 26, 2010

Jamun trees in the Indian subcontinent

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