Gardening
Apr 26 2017
CORPORATES SUPPORT GARDENING INITIATIVES
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Lalithamba B V
Wipro's new initiative engages employees in growing vegetables in their corporate campus.
Jan 25 2017
LALBAGH FLOWER SHOW - JANUARY 2017
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Abraham Koshy
Glimpses from Republic Day flower show organised at Lalbagh, Bengaluru.
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Jul 12 2016
BLOOMING CACTUS
Deepa Mohan
The beautiful flowers that bloom at night have a heavy, heady fragrance. Known as 'Brahmakamalam', this cactus variety also yields a fruit that we call 'dragon fruit'!
Mar 30 2016
SWACHA GRAHA: START A GREEN SPOT
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Vasupradha Sampathkumar
Been hearing about the Swacha Graha challenge, but not sure where to begin? A member of the team shares answers to some commonly asked questions.
Aug 08 2015
LALBAGH FLOWER SHOW - AUGUST 2015
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Holly Thorpe
You can buy tickets online to visit this show. Everything from gardening shops to flower plants—to feast your eyes and calm your soul—that's what Lalbagh flower show has to offer to you!
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Aug 12 2014
FLOWER SHOW
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Christopher Martin Lopaze
Flower show is back again. Revel in the beauty of flowers, and buy gardening material if you like. This could be your weekend getaway, for a day at least!
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Jun 12 2014
ORGANIC VEG GARDENING FAIR
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News Desk
Learn to grow vegetables, know more about trees, share seeds and joy!
Mar 10 2014
Blog: Like a Lake
More than 500 residents of Yelahanka spent a few hours on Sunday 9 th March 2014, learning how to grow vegetables and fruits at home, and in the process, manage their kitchen waste too. This was at the gardening and waste management training, organised...
Feb 11 2014
Blog: Gardener's Diary
I haven’t got around to writing a new post in a few weeks, and part of the reason was this inspiring set of posts from fellow gardener Srikant that left me thinking what more I could write. This is part 3 of his beginner’s series that...
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Jan 18 2014
FLOWER SHOW
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News Desk
The 199th edition of the Lalbagh Flower Show is truly a feast for the eyes.
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Dec 26 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
I’m sure many of us never think of waste and rewards in the same breath :). When something is useless in our eyes, it just goes into the waste bin and then who cares what happens next. Well, I did start caring at some point and it was one of...
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Dec 04 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
Kitchen gardening has always been about growing my own food so that I know exactly where it came from, but along the way it also serves to give me a much deeper understanding of nearly every ingredient that comes into my kitchen. It started very...
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Nov 14 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
Consider this scene: During the day, I had noticed a particular large leaved sprig on my curry leaves plant and when making dinner went up to my terrace in the dark to pluck it. Got to the plant, plucked the sprig and started walking away when I realized...
Nov 11 2013
A GREEN WORLD
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Snehalatha Naidu
Priya Mascarenhus, living in an 130-year-old house in Bengaluru, has proved that gardening needs only will power, everything else being secondary.
Nov 02 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
My main long-term aim with growing vegetables, as with most other home gardeners, is to be self-sustainable and not need to buy anything much from the vegetable market. Though I have a way to go for achieving this, there are days when all the dishes...
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Oct 26 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
I’m so glad to get back to this space after a long hiatus, my excuse being that I was first on holiday and then just recovering from that holiday and settling down back home J. Before I go back to sharing more about my personal gardening experiences...
Oct 05 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
In my foray into the world of kitchen gardening, I have undergone many eye-opening changes along the way. In the early days I would buy seeds wherever I got them, and I would still recommend this to beginners as it can get a bit overwhelming at that...
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Sep 25 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
You can make out by the name that this one is going to have to be a series You would be surprised by the number of pests and insects you might encounter even in a terrace garden. In my case I have towering trees all around my terrace, so that...
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Sep 24 2013
ORCHID GARDENING
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News Desk
This less-publicised show held in Lalbagh, Bangalore, had brought a whole new world of Orchids. There were stall selling Orchid seeds, books and materials related to Orchid-growing.
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Sep 10 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
One of my early disappointments with gardening in containers was my first lot of carrots. The leaves looked lush and amazing, but when the time for harvest came the carrots had not grown at all underneath! Unfortunately at the time I didn’t...
Aug 20 2013
OOTA FROM YOUR THOTA
News Desk
Monsoon is a good time to get inspired to do vegetable gardening. Get some inspiration this weekend, from 8th edition of the Oota From Your Thota!
Aug 20 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
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You might think that gardening is a lot of hard work, and I won’t disagree with that but there can be so many pleasant surprises and unexpected results that it more than makes up for the work that we put in. Here’s one that I experienced...
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Aug 14 2013
LALBAGH FLOWER SHOW
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Vanila Balaji
A picture feature on Lalbagh Independence day flower show. Variety of flowers and awesome designs lure your heart!
Aug 07 2013
Blog: Gardener's Diary
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My journey with gardening started about three years ago, when I brought home the Kambha from Daily Dump and started composting my kitchen waste. The feeling of empowerment that I got from doing my bit soon translated to a conscious decision to move...
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Aug 07 2013
FLOWER SHOW AT LALBAGH
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Nikita Malusare
You cannot park your vehicle inside Lalbagh, so opt for public transport instead. If you are willing to walk that extra mile, the world of flowers awaits you at Lalbagh, Bangalore!
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Apr 26 2013
Blog: Puttenahalli Post
People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index (BMI), as well as lower odds of being overweight, than their non-gardening neighbours and siblings. This is according to a study by Dr Cathleen Zick (Professor...
 
 

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