Category Archives: monsoon

Progress after monsoon 2013

I am still guilty of not writing posts. When I compare my posts of last year this time, I find that my enthusiasm in gardening and writing about it,  have diminished. The factors affecting the blogging is still very much … 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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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

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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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