Container Gardening

How To Grow Potatoes In A Container

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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 grown in a potato tower, garbage can, Tupperware bin or even a gunnysack or burlap bag. The process is simple and […]

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 […]

Carrots

GROWING CARROTS

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(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 are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. They are resistant to most pests and diseases, […]