We have 3 Philippine Teak seedlings! Yey!! They were given to us by our neighbor Dr. Ed Gomez. They came from the beautiful tree that he planted at the back of the U.P. Diliman Marine Science Institute compound. The tree is featured in the book Shades of Majesty 88 Philippine Native Trees. Continue reading “Philippine Teak”
Hauli, hagonoy, mystery plant, and guava.
There are THINGS growing around the house that we didn’t plant there. The shady sides of the veranda must make a nice and protected area for young plants to grow.
It’s rainy season, time to plant the seedlings! These were grown from seeds that were planted in October 2015. They are the biggest of the seedlings we have growing in the tree nursery. A lot of the seedlings have grown so robustly that their tap roots have struck out of the bag and are growing into the soil of the nursery floor. Uh oh, we will have to do some careful digging to get them out of the nursery.
“Why do you keep sketching the same scene?”
This is something often asked of me while I’m sitting at the veranda sketching the view.
Because I’m practicing!
This is also the answer for: Continue reading “Travel Sketching”