Category Archives: Bitter Gourd

Slow Progress

Hyderabad , in the new state of Telangana, is reeling under water shortage, and hot humid weather since weeks. Failure of the monsoon is more pronounced in our state,  more so in Hyderabad. There are warnings about depleting water table, … Continue reading

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My unkempt Garden

I am seriously thinking of changing my blog name to “My unkempt garden”. I am tired of the excuses I have been giving myself and others, I know I need to do more, but still am clueless. Meanwhile my garden … Continue reading

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Gourds, Cauliflower and year end.

This is my lone cauliflower survived till end of December and I plucked it on the last day of this year. It has grown pretty well, without usual pests and worms, (touch wood). I realized that in Hyderabad, anything grows … Continue reading

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Bitter gourd Plants (Karela)

During third week of July, when I was breathing Gardening down the family’s neck, I had planted few seeds of Bitter gourd. This was one plant which germinated without giving any trouble. The plants thrived in four pots. I placed … Continue reading

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