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

Chili wali Gali – The Hot Pepper Lane

Chillies or Peppers are the easiest and least fussy plants to grow. All they need are good soil with organic matter and protection from pests like aphids and leaf miners. You will need some patience though as they take some time to reward you and are heat dependent. Chili might have originated in South America… Continue reading Chili wali Gali – The Hot Pepper Lane

Gardening · Veggies

Fall Planting

Things changed a bit. We moved to another rental apartment. Summer is kind of coming to an end. And the best news : I have a longer balcony now with loads of afternoon Sun. Good for the upcoming season, but I'll probably dread it next summer 😳. Time for new plants !! Bush Beans : Cucumber… Continue reading Fall Planting

Gardening · Veggies

What’s Cool this season? Cucumbers of course!

Its Summer people, time to💧hydrate💧 with some cool, crispy and juicy Cucumbers🥒🥒. Wouldn't it be wonderful if you can have them just fresh off the vine 😃. The cucumber is a member of the botanical family Cucurbitaceae, along with honeydew, cantaloupe, and watermelon. Made up of 95 percent water, cucumbers are naturally low in calories, fat, cholesterol, and… Continue reading What’s Cool this season? Cucumbers of course!

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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