Tag Archives: Brinjal

Response to first showers


After hibernating for almost four months, the garden gives a welcome sight. A few showers in early June, the heat comes down from 42 to 29 …31.Aha.. one waits for this magic for most part of the year in Hyderabad. … Continue reading

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starting all over


How time flies… It’s more than two years since I posted a page .  Lifestyle has changed , priorities have changed..Wordpress formatting has improved.. Cute grandson is more than two years old.. But the garden bug is still wriggling. I … Continue reading

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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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When I am away….


Took a few days off from the daily grind and visited my granddaughter for Deepavali. I had a nice time, went around the town with her, enjoyed her baby talk, and questions, admired whatever she did, be it watching CBeebies … 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

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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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Garden Progress in New Year


The cold is leaving Hyderabad and it actually threatened to rain these few days. The day time temperature almost touched 31 C , but due to clouds, today it went down. Strange weather , raising all sorts of virus activity. … Continue reading

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