Category Archives: Hyderabad

Intipanta meet at Lamakaan


  Stirring out of home from this corner of Hyderabad is a task that requires planning and hurrying up. Many a time I miss meetings due to various adjustment troubles , but today I made it hey…For the Intipanta meeting, … Continue reading

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Urban Farming encouraged by A.P. Government


It look like a long time since I posted in this blog. The habit of writing posts becomes more and more distant, when one is busy with other events, like weddings, guests, happy exhaustion, in that order.A lot has been … Continue reading

Posted in farming. organic, Hyderabad, Intipanta, organic garden, Sakshi news., terrace garden, Urban Farming | Tagged , , , , , | 66 Comments

The Hyderabad Horti cultural show 2013


Republic Day on a weekend is a time to relax for people of Hyderabad who do not need any excuse to relax. On this day, every year, the A.P. Government starts a decent Horticultural show , to benefit the sellers … Continue reading

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Progress of vegetable growth


This season, vegetable planting went a little haywire.You might have noticed my cribbing about lack of sufficient rains in Hyderabad, forcing me to rethink on planting new seeds. Meanwhile we had fairly good showers in August, giving me enthusiasm to … Continue reading

Posted in Brinjal, friends, garden, Gourds, Hyderabad, Plants, Terrace, terrace garden, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 85 Comments

Initiaive in Secunderabad for rainwater Harvesting


My dear husband was scanning the news papers , and exclaimed “Cantonment  Board have decided to be strict about enforcing Rain water harvesting “. Nothing could have been more sweeter to my ears, the armchair activist that I am. For once I think our … Continue reading

Posted in activist, Collection Barrel, DIY, Hyderabad, monsoon, Plant care, Rain water, Rainwater harvesting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Garden update March 2012


In the terrace garden, things bloom and colors open up, , one reaches for the camera and get co-bloggers to admire them. Once in a while, one has to share some failures too , to make up for all the … Continue reading

Posted in Amrit Mitti, Cabbage, Corn, garlic solution, heat, Hyderabad, Papaya plants, Summer, terrace garden, Water, worms | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Experiment with making Panchagavya


So much is known about Panchagavya, whatever I write will be old news. new.The experience of making Panchagavya, on the Terrace , is something else.!!! I I took encouragement when I read GeekGardener, Raj Panda, Sai Kiran were advocating the … Continue reading

Posted in Beans, cowdung, General, Hyderabad, organic garden, Panchagavya, Terrace, terrace garden, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments

Eagle and Patang (kites) – Sankranti


This is not a gardening post. But what happened on the Coconut tree. This morning the Hindu newspaper had a photo feature at this link: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2868877.ece (courtesy: the Hindu ) I felt a stab of guilt. After Sankranthi, a lot … Continue reading

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Horticulture Expo 2012 – Intipanta group


We Garden enthusiasts of Hyderabad were waiting for the event since one month, yes, our own Horticulture show. Intipanta team was eager to enhance their knowledge of Gardening and meet with the members we knew only by our E-mails. Luckily … Continue reading

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January Harvest


Every morning , I need to go up the stairs, to the first floor balcony, and have a look at the plants, then go up further and enjoy more plants. For the past few weeks, this routine has been disturbed … Continue reading

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