Archive | 四月 2014

Striped Squill (Puschkinia scilloides ‘Libanotica’) 藍條海蔥

Striped Squill (Puschkinia scilloides ‘Libanotica’) 藍條海蔥

striped squill (Puschkinia scilloides ‘Libanotica’) 藍條海蔥

striped squill (Puschkinia scilloides ‘Libanotica’) 藍條海蔥


striped squill (Puschkinia scilloides ‘Libanotica’) 藍條海蔥

striped squill (Puschkinia scilloides ‘Libanotica’) 藍條海蔥


Saw some people’s front yard has a group of them…quite cute! This is one of small spring flowering bulbs. 路上看到有人前院種一片,很可愛! 這也是春天綻放的小型開花球根之一.

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa)早春盛開的鬱金香

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa)早春盛開的鬱金香

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa) 早春盛開的鬱金香

Early Spring Tulips (Tulipa) 早春盛開的鬱金香


It is nice to see some tulips in early spring! I often cut them for the vase. 這是早春盛開的鬱金香之一,早春有花賞也是很好的. 通常我會剪下來室內瓶插.

Hen-and-chicks (Sempervivum)景天科長生草屬的多肉植物–母雞帶小雞

Hen-and-chicks (Sempervivum)景天科長生草屬的多肉植物–母雞帶小雞

Hen-and-chicks (Sempervivum)景天科長生草屬的多肉植物--母雞帶小雞

Hen-and-chicks (Sempervivum)景天科長生草屬的多肉植物–母雞帶小雞


Hen-and-chicks (Sempervivum)景天科長生草屬的多肉植物--母雞帶小雞

Hen-and-chicks (Sempervivum)景天科長生草屬的多肉植物–母雞帶小雞


Sempervivum is very hardy perennial, easy to grow. Best grows in full sun location. I like it is evergreen throughout winter.
景天科長生草屬的多肉植物–母雞帶小雞很容易栽種,多年生草花. 冬天保持常綠,尖端有紅色讓它看起來很美. 最常以分株繁殖.

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花


Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花


Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花

Daffodil flowers(Narcissus)水仙花


Bright and cheerful Daffodil flowers! It is truly spring! 🙂

Lucky Clover (Oxalis deppei (a.k.a. tetraphylla) ‘Iron Cross’ )幸運草

Lucky Clover (Oxalis deppei (a.k.a. tetraphylla) ‘Iron Cross’ )幸運草

Lucky Clover (Oxalis deppei (a.k.a. tetraphylla) 'Iron Cross' )幸運草

Lucky Clover (Oxalis deppei (a.k.a. tetraphylla) ‘Iron Cross’ )幸運草

They soon growing leaves and flowers after I planted bulbs!

•Native in central Mexico
•Hardy in zones 8-10
•Blooms in June to September
•Height: 10-12 inches
•Best glow in full sun location
* Can be grown as house plant

Red Maple (Acer rubrum)美國紅楓

Red Maple (Acer rubrum)美國紅楓

Red Maple flowers (Acer rubrum)美國紅楓的花

Red Maple flowers (Acer rubrum)美國紅楓的花


Red Maple flowers (Acer rubrum)美國紅楓的花

Red Maple flowers (Acer rubrum)美國紅楓的花


 European Starling on red maple 紫翅椋鳥(學名:Sturnus vulgaris,又名歐洲八哥)停留在美國紅楓樹上

European Starling on red maple 紫翅椋鳥(學名:Sturnus vulgaris,又名歐洲八哥)停留在美國紅楓樹上

Acer rubrum (Red Maple, also known as Swamp, Water or Soft Maple), is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees here in Canada. Its tiny red flowers are quite showy in spring. I love its stunning red fall colour!!
美國紅楓是槭樹科,槭樹屬,大型落葉喬木,生長速度快,所產木材為軟木,高度一般可達30米,樹形直立向上,成年樹形多為卵形或橢圓形.春季開紅花,先花後葉. 秋色綠葉轉為紅豔,非常搶眼!

Soba noodles with mat kimchi 蕎麥麵加韓式泡菜

Soba noodles with mat kimchi 蕎麥麵加韓式泡菜
Simple and delicious! 簡單又好吃! This is so easy to make in 5 minutes…5分鐘搞定…

Soba noodles with kimchi 蕎麥麵加韓式泡菜

Soba noodles with kimchi
蕎麥麵加韓式泡菜


You will need these ingredients: 食材需要:
Ingredients of Soba Noodles with kimchi 蕎麥麵加韓式泡菜的食材

Ingredients of Soba Noodles with kimchi
蕎麥麵加韓式泡菜的食材

Soba Noodles 蕎麥麵
Soba Noodles Sauce 蕎麥麵醬汁
Mat Kimchi 韓式泡菜
Nori (cut them into stripes with scissors) 調味海苔–剪刀剪成細條
Toasted White Sesame 炒過的白芝麻少許

Here is how: 步驟:

1. Soba noodles cooked and drained. Run cold water to cool down noodles then drained them.蕎麥麵煮熟後濾掉熱水後用冷水降溫後濾掉水備用.

2. Add some soba sauce to flavor the noodles. 降溫後的蕎麥麵淋上少許醬汁來調味.

3. Get some kimchi (quantity as desired) and put some on top of the noodles. 韓式泡菜依個人喜好加到麵上.

4. Garnish thin stripes of nori and roasted white sesame. Serve right away! Enjoy!
飾以少許海苔絲及炒過的白芝麻即可食用.