Category Archives: Jasmine

Another new beginning – July 2014


Aha.. the testing summer of 2014 is behind us. Hyderabad is limping back  to normal or near normal, what with changed status and failed monsoon.The water shortage has eased a little, reducing the burden on expenditure, we were buying water … Continue reading

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Trying Summer and welcome rains 2013


Flickers of  nagging plagued me for weeks, reminding my absence from the blog posts. I must admit that I was active on the much maligned social network,  posting about gardening and social activism ( mainly about water  and power supply … Continue reading

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Colours in my garden on a overcast day


It is raining almost all over the country. Yesterday was wettest in Hyderabad, I think. It was pouring throughout, the dampness is all-pervading., it is dark, even in the day time. Toady is little better, but still the sun-god has not appeared. I have been coughing … Continue reading

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Garden after the first rains


I know most of you have already read about everyone’s’ garden blooming after the rains. So what’s special about mine? It is special, because, we were so starved for water, the plants were wilting, every day  I was sending silent prayers, searching the sky … Continue reading

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Summer is here!


Looks like Summer is here with a bang. We hardly had any winter from end of Jan on wards. The mercury has been rising in the day time, creating a good chance for virus to spread infections like cold cough … Continue reading

Posted in Amrit Mitti, Cabbage, cowdung, Gourds, Jasmine, Panchagavya, Panchagavya, Seethaphal, Shade net, Terrace | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments