Tag: Gardening

Green fingers drive out Corona-induced boredom
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Green fingers drive out Corona-induced boredom

January 11, 2021

By Shadan Muneer Every cloud has a silver lining. This adage has been proved right by multiple innovative ideas, entrepreneurship ventures and creative home makers during the current pandemic. Corporates have been thinking differently, schools and colleges trying new ways to engage with students and home makers have come out of their comfort zones and…

Workshop on Roof-top Gardening
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Workshop on Roof-top Gardening

March 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A one-day workshop on ‘Roof-top gardening and home gardening’ was held at Dr. M.S. Hall in Curzon Park premises here recently. Addressing the workshop, former Additional Director of Horticulture, Dr. Ramakrishnaiah, said: “Horticulture was not limited to rural areas. Crops such as vegetables, greens, fruits can be grown in the backyard of our houses…

The Constant Gardener
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The Constant Gardener

September 26, 2019

Today’s fervent green thumb is not your mom, wife or sister but men in their 20s and 30s and even elders who are growing their own flowers, ornamental plants and veggies. The ancient art of gardening is now being embraced by a new demographic. For decades, the typical gardener has been woman, while guys who…

Tree Facts: Pretty Periwinkle
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Tree Facts: Pretty Periwinkle

March 26, 2017

With shiny leaves and pretty flowers ‘Periwinkle’ is a unique plant, which blends ornamental values and medicinal properties. It has earned the name  ‘Sadabahar’ in Hindi as the flowers are literally ever blooming. French referred to it as “Violet of the Sorcerers” as it could ward off evil spirits. In  Kannada  it is  “Nithya pushpa”,…

Grow your own organic greens …live and let live
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Grow your own organic greens …live and let live

March 19, 2017

By Vasanthkumar Mysoremath Gardening is an exhilarating and physical fitness activity for people of all ages, particularly for senior citizens who have the energy and will power to keep themselves fit and active and also be in personal contact with soil and nature. I find people of  Mysuru are very fond of growing some plant…

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