Gardening · General · Veggies

How to grow Bottle gourd ( Lauki ,Sorakkai, Opo Squash )

My plant setup for interested folks : Two pots - one plant each; I have used 2.5G buckets. Organic soil mixed with compost, fish fertilizer, soil from older pot which had beans (read 'Nitrogen') Choose an appropriate variety. I chose the smaller one as I'm using smaller pots ( "Dhol" variety ) and don't have… Continue reading How to grow Bottle gourd ( Lauki ,Sorakkai, Opo Squash )

Gardening · Veggies

To-ma-to – Third and a half time lucky !!!

Tomatoes, Beautiful Big Red Ripe Tomatoes   - This is what I had in mind when I bought my first tomato plant. Tomatoes are native to South America but are now grown all over the world with thousands of cultivars. They belong to the same family as bell peppers and eggplants. It can be eaten raw… Continue reading To-ma-to – Third and a half time lucky !!!


My Garden – My Haven – II

These darlings😘 are the first thing I behold every morning - even before my tea 😇 ( All hell shall break loose if I can't have my morning tea👿 ). The beautiful hues in the morning hours bring such immense pleasure and is also the best time to capture them . Clockwise from left bottom : Curry Leaf Plant… Continue reading My Garden – My Haven – II


My Garden – My Haven

I get to look at this every morning, grin with pride and whisper sweet nothings. I know I know it's not much but I have fallen in love with my small balcony garden. It's my happy place where I can play with dirt. Now, this is just the flower section which I can see from my… Continue reading My Garden – My Haven