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How To Grow Potatoes In A Container

Growing potatoes in containers can make gardening accessible for the small space gardener. When you grow potatoes in a container, harvesting is easier because all the tubers are in one place. Potatoes can be...

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Growing Potatoes(Part -2)

LOCATION When growing your own potatoes choose an open position in full sun. Use a well-draining and fertile soil. Avoid soil where potatoes have grown for two years continuously as this will increase the...

HEALTH BENEFITS OF MINT

ANTI-ALLERGENIC: Mint plants contain an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent called rosmarinic acid which is helpful in curing seasonal allergy symptoms. CURES COLD: Mint contains menthol, that helps to break up mucus, making it easier...

GROWING MINT (Part-1)

BOTANICAL NAME : Mentha arvensis (field mint (पुदीना/ Pudina,”Podina” in Hindi). It’s fragrant, fast-growing, green, and compliments fruits, vegetables and meats. It’s also its own ice cream flavor. So what’s not to love about mint? If you’ve...

Growing Ashwagandha(Withania Somnifera)

  Ashwagandha or Indian Winter Cherry(Amukkra Kizhangu in tamil) is powerful herb that is used for centuries in Ayurveda. This herb comes with the family of tomato and has extraordinary healing effects.   Growing...

"Kuppaimeni"

  If there is one herb that we should all get to know and use it in our daily lives for it’s many health benefits and uses, it is kuppaimeni. It is called “Kuppaimeni”...

GROWING CARROTS

(This is a bilingual post.To read it in Tamil click here.) As winter is nearing we thought of introducing some winter plants and here we are with the ‘Crunchy masters’ Carrots! Why Carrots? Carrots...