Tag Archives: Gourds

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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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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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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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

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

Lalbagh Flower show, a kind of scoop


This season, when you  are in Bangalore, you are amazed at the cool and moisture laden air. In Hyderabad, though it is pleasant, once the rain stops, we are back to our dry weather and hot climate. You are also attracted the idea of going out often, as living in … Continue reading

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