Category: GARDEN

Tour of a garden


How to Grow An Endless Supply of Tomatoes in Pots at home

How to maximise yield in tomatoes

Five vegetables you can grow in pots all around the year is one of the most viewed posts on the blog. And, another often searched item is ” how to grow tomatoes in pots at home“.

I’m not…



From the experts: How to set up your small balcony garden from scratch

balcony garden

I ran a poll on our Facebook page a few weeks ago asking what you would like to see: a post on balcony garden or accent walls? An overwhelming majority of you voted in favor of balcony garden. Understandably…



15 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow in Your Garden to Cure Anything From Cold to Sleeplessness

15 herbs to grow in your garden to cure anything from cold to sleeplessnessLooking for a home remedy (concoction) to cure that nagging running nose or cold? 



The Easiest, Fail-Safe Way to Germinate Seeds (Hint: Without soil)

easy way to germinate seeds with cotton wool

You know what the hardest part of gardening is? Atleast, it is for me. Getting the seeds to germinate, and of course, dealing with pests the organic way.  …



6 Vegetables Perfect For Growing in Pots this Winter

6 vegetables to grow in pots this winter

Winter is one time of the year when you can expect your vegetable garden to really thrive, from my experience. There is very little that can go wrong. In summer, you face the risk of plants getting scorched or…



What’s growing in my terrace + balcony garden

Terrace garden

The brief showers during the summer did wonders to my terrace garden. Here’s a sneak peek into what’s growing in my garden now.

The whole inventory:

cherry tomato

Vegetables:

Tomato – 5

Okra…



Garden crush: a lesson on how to choose the right plants, decor and colors for your garden

terrace garden bangalore

I spend on hour tending to my garden every day – watering, weeding, harvesting, sowing, fertilizing, nurturing, changing their positions, planting companion flowers or garlic, and just saying hello to them ensuring the sun is not…



Day 9: 5 easy ways to clean and maintain a healthy garden

Gardening is a mindful activity. Having my ginger tea in the morning on this bench over the weekends is soothing and sets the tone for the day. This piece of green was what appealed to both of us about this house.

A garden can also be high maintenance if not tended to every morning. I spend about 20-30 minutes on an average each morning after son…



Gardening: Four herbs you can grow on a windowsill

 

basil

The pleasant aroma of basil wafts through the living room as I pick a handful of fresh leaves from the garden and put it in a jug of water; it’s intoxicating in a nice way. Visitors to the house are often greeted with a glass of fragrant…



Gardening: 3 ways to get rid of aphids/mealybugs naturally

leaves

Gardening is like therapy to me.

Every morning I spend an hour tending to the grass, weeding, pruning plants, and checking on the health of vegetable saplings on the terrace.

Of late, with the onset of monsoon, pests and aphids infestation is what I’m grappling with most of the…