I saw the following picture on the net and thought of posting this blog. All the Canadian GTs and lovers of literature will be happy to learn that Alice Munro, born July 10, 1931, in Wingham, in the Canadian province of Ontario is the winn...
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I am a retired scientist and spending my retired life peacefully in Pune, a city of historic importance and known for its educational and cultural institutes. In addition to my hobby as woodworker I love to spend time with plants. I have a terrace garden of 1500 square feet area where I grow flower plants and seasonal vegetables. I am member of the sister site Lumberjocks for about two years and am enjoying it a great deal. I would like to share my experience in gardening with you and hope to gain lot of knowledge from fellow menbers who are exposed to advanced techniques and tools in growing healthy plants. The meaning of the word "Bagwan" is "a gardener"
-- Bagwan-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
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Have you seen or tasted the fruit Custard-apple? The Custard-apple fruit The custard-apple is the fruit of the tree Annona reticulata. The fruit is brown or yellowish-green, with varying degree of reticulation. The skin or covering of custar...
This was the first time I planted Tuberose on my terrace garden. The plant grows to about 3 feet tall. The name has nothing to do with the Rose. The tuberose is named for the shape of its rootstock which is tubular. The bulb produces tall flower...
You may not consider me as true gardener for this topic but terrace gardening has its own challenges. Lack of sufficient light: This challenge has cropped up recently because of tall buildings coming up in the immediate neighborhood. Earlier th...
19th September is the first day of the well known Elephant God (Ganesh or Ganapati) festival. He is fond of Hibiscus flowers among other. Today on 18th unmarried women in India observe fast to get good, virtuous husband and married women do it s...