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MESMERIZING HUES OF BALSAM FLOWER

Monsoon showers left colorful imprints in the garden. Balsam plant, a species of Impatiens is widespread with lush greens and colorful flowers in the garden. Purple, pink, crimson and white… mesmerizing hues decks the borders artistically. The balsam flower seems like clusters of little roses. And those tiny clusters remind […]

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SUNDAY HARVEST: GREENS – AMARANTHUS

Amaranthus are easy to grow and require well-drained soil.  They thrive well in hot summer. The only pest that, I need to keep an eye on would be grasshoppers. Harvest the leaves before it starts flowering. I’ve two varieties – Green and Red Amaranth. They are rich source of Manganese.  When […]

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SUNDAY HARVEST: SHALLOTS & GINGER

Here comes the scorching heat!!  It is set to last until the end of May. Today, I spent most of the time at my garden in building trellis for the tomato plants. Ginger plant and shallots leaves almost dried off. Take a look at – How to grow onions at home? Though […]

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HOW TO GROW SHALLOTS

After a year into gardening, I found Shallots are easy to grow.  Well drained soil and sunny place are sufficient for its growth.  They don’t require much of water as they thrive well in arid conditions. Almost all my plants were ravaged during the cyclonic storm except these Shallots. They […]