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Outdoor Plants That Live Through Rain Or Shine

Outdoor Plants That Live Through Rain Or Shine

It doesn’t matter whether you are a novice or rookie or a mogul when it comes to gardening; after taking the time and effort, it’s definitely no fun to see your plants die, especially when you have high hopes. Keeping this in mind, we have compiled a list of few plants that are easy-to-grow and can grapple with any condition.

 

  • Geraniums: There’s a good reason for Geraniums to be one of the best-selling plants – they come in vibrant hues from coral to pink to violets to crimson,...


10 steps to get a Magnificent Garden

10 steps to get a Magnificent Garden

It’s time for your first garden adventure to begin, without further ado, let’s get started. Here are few tips to kick start a great garden.

  1. Idea – Do you want a vegetable garden? A flower garden? Or an herb garden? If your choice is flowers then do you want annuals which need to be replanted each year but during summer they are in full bloom or do you want perennials which come back year after year but have a shorter bloom time? Yes, you can mix and match. But determining what you want is the key.
  2. Place...


Feel Liberated with These 8 ‘Herbs for Kitchen’ Coming to Your Rescue to Make You More Healthy and Beautiful

Feel Liberated with These 8 ‘Herbs for Kitchen’ Coming to Your Rescue to Make You More Healthy and Beautiful

-Komal Malhotra

Every day we hear and read cases of people who eat right yet suffer major medical conditions. Bigger reason to these conditions is deficiency of nutrients due to food adulterations in form of pesticides, food growth hormone, steroids etc. Safeguard yourself from these conditions by building yourself an organic kitchen with below suggested herbs and going ‘back to roots’, return to where health and well being lies.

1. Coriander/Dhania

Think of chutney and Dhania comes as first word to your mind. Coriander is also synonymous with common garnishing ideas. But did you know...


Did you know we have 4 types of Tulsi growing in India?

Did you know we have 4 types of Tulsi growing in India?

-Komal Malhotra

       Tulsi (Scientific name: Ocimum tenuiflorum, English name: Holy Basil) is one of the most popular plant in history of India. Queen of herbs or Plant of Tulsi is worshiped equivalent to God as it has its name mentioned in our holy scriptures for worshiping Lord Vishnu and his avatars like Krishna and Ram. Tulsi also has numerous ayurvedic healing or medicinal properties.

       Tulsi belongs to Lamiaceae (mint) family, hence is sometimes also referred as cousin of sweet basil. In west world, Tulsi or Holy Basil commands respect like no other...


Pristine Greenery and serenity of Hill Station at Home

Pristine Greenery and serenity of Hill Station at Home

Summers are here and we all crave to run to some quiet, clean and green hill station away from dirt, pollution and noise of Delhi. Sit there, relax and submit to vigour of nature.  But what if this hill station comes to your home?