GARDEN

Growing corn
GARDEN, LIFESTYLE

GROWING CORN IN GROW BAGS

When we bought seeds from here, the package had sweet corn seeds too. We were so excited, as we never had any experience growing corn. It was our first try and we decided to grow it in grow bags in our terrace garden as the rodents kept burrowing in the […]

growing cucumber
GARDEN, LIFESTYLE

GROWING CUCUMBER FROM SEEDS

These vines have spread over trellis so profusely!!  With the lush green leaves and the tempting cucumbers, they add pleasant shade to the booming garden… We have two cucumber plants, one spread over the trellis and other on the ground. It gave a good yield than the plant we had […]

GARDEN, LIFESTYLE

GARDEN TOUR WITH ALEX AT TANJORE!!

Growing your own food is easier than you think. Start with greens and slowly add vegetables. Go organic … It tastes better!! Besides getting fresh vegetables directly from the garden, you get nutrients rich healthy food. Meet Alex from Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, India. The city is renowned for its unique […]

GARDEN, LIFESTYLE

DO COMPANION PLANTS REALLY HELP?

Certainly!  They do really help. It’s just like putting old wine in new bottles. Companion plants known for ages are trending now. They are grown to enrich and benefit the other plant besides helping them to deter pests. Sometimes, they help for the growth by attracting insects that are beneficial […]

GARDEN, LIFESTYLE

FROM THE VINEYARD!!!

Growing grapes at the backyard is more fascinating than growing tomatoes. My tomato plants withered completely due to accumulation of mealy bugs.  But, the plant gave a good yield of plump berries! Grapes grow mostly in temperate regions. Growing them in hot climate like in Chennai is more challenging… To […]

GARDEN, LIFESTYLE

UTTERLY BITTERLY BUTTERY GOURD

It feels so good to be in the garden every morning. Monsoon is here… I was cleaning up the trellis to remove dry leaves from the bitter gourd plant. Bitter gourd is one of the easiest vines to grow at the backyard. They thrive well in all seasons. This time, […]