How to Grow?

Proper Way to Plant A Tree

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Once you understand the science of planting trees, you’ll have your own in no time. Digging a wide planting hole is the key to fast growth of your new tree. Recommendations often specify a hole twice as wide as the root ball; three times as wide is even better. To prevent settling, the depth should be no […]

Container Gardening

Gardening with Children

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Children are natural gardeners. They’re curious, like to learn by doing, and love to play in the dirt. Working in a garden, a child can experience the satisfaction that comes from caring for something over time, while observing the cycle of life firsthand. Gardening gives children a chance to learn an important life skill, one […]

Environment

Earth day(2017) To-Do lists

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The celebration of Earth Day is on April 22nd and it began in 1970. It has grown into a global event recognized by over 192 countries. Devoting a special day to help the earth is a way to demonstrate how much we care about the future of our planet. No matter what you like to […]

Herbs

HEALTH BENEFITS OF MINT

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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 to expel. Menthol also has a cooling effect and can help relieve a sore throat, especially when combined with tea. INDIGESTION: […]

Herbs

GROWING MINT (Part-1)

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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 ever grown the herb, you know where we going with this, but if you haven’t and are interested: read on for […]

Ashwagandha

BENEFITS OF ASHWAGANDHA.

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Here we are on our next post on ‘Benefits of Ashwagandha’ and ‘Adding ashwagandha in our daily diet.’ Benefits of Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is used to tone, support, and revitalize bodily functions. It has been revered over time for its dual capacity to energize and calm at the same time. Stress can cause fatigue, often manifesting […]

Ashwagandha

Growing Ashwagandha(Withania Somnifera)

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  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 such a powerful plant at our home is actually very simple and it follows a quite normal steps. The botanical name […]

Herbs

"Kuppaimeni"

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  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” in Tamil because it is a plant that grows everywhere like weed, and need no maintenance at all. Kuppaimeni’s botanical name […]