Gardening
peanut butter

Lemon vine, baraba, peanut butter, mahkota dewa; it's foreign fruit season in Kerala

The foreign fruit plants have started bearing fruits in Kerala. The fruits of lemon ..

Barringtonia
Pink flowers of ‘Attupezhu’ tree adorn school garden, attract visitors
Bird of Paradise
'Bird of Paradise' adds beauty to gardens with ornamental flowers, leaves
Sally in her jasmine garden
Cancer survivor reaps success through jasmine cultivation; earns Rs 1000 per day
Veena and Vijith

Couple runs organic farm with rare flowers, vegetables, cows, ducks; visual treat for passersby

Haripad (Alappuzha): A garden near the national highway at Danappady here offers a visual treat for people with a wide variety of flowers ..

Gopalakrishnan and Chinnamma

Entry only for birds, animals and they love it

Thrissur: There are many varieties of fruits on the 1-acre forest nurtured by Gopalakrishnan of Mannamangalam here. But none of them ..

Jerusalem Christmas tree

Pink flowers in bunches; Jerusalem Christmas tree blooms in high range attracting viewers

Idukki: Offering a visual treat on Christmas day, Jerusalem Christmas tree bloomed in high range here. The foreign plant on the compound ..

aquatic plants

Search for aquarium leads Ashwin to new venture; now grows 27 varieties of aquatic plants

Kozhikode: Ashwin Aaranyakam, a wildlife photographer hailing from Maniyoor here, was in search of a shop to set up an aquarium with ..

pelican flower

Brazilian plant pelican vine blooms in Manthuruthy; bird-shaped flower grabs attention

Kottayam: A rare Brazilian vine plant pelican vine bloomed in Manthuruthy here pulling crowd. The rare variety of plant bloomed in ..

Watermelon

Grow watermelon vines now to harvest fruits in summer; Sugar Baby is a hit

In order to get watermelon during the scorching summer in March, we have to grow the plant now. The period between October and March ..

Rudraksha

'Rudraksha' tree in full bloom at Kottoor temple, offers visual treat to people

Anthichira (Pathanamthitta): The Rudraksha tree in front of Manakkala Kottoor Bhagavathi Temple is in full bloom attracting people ..

Grapes

How to grow grapes in your garden

While cultivating grapes at home, rooted saplings or stem cuttings should be planted. September and October are the ideal months for ..

Eldhose Raju with lotus

NRI nurse switches career to online lotus sales; now earns upto Rs 30,000 per month

Ernakulam Piravom Mamalassery native Eldhos Raju represents numerous NRIs who lost their jobs during the COVID times and then found ..

Nirmal Kumar

Interior designer turns guardian of carnivorous plants in lockdown

An interior designer by profession, Ernakulam Puthenvelikara native Nirmal Kumar gained attention and profit through the cultivation ..

Anil Kumar

Tourist bus driver cultivates paddy, vegetables on roadside during lockdown

Thrissur: People only have to look on both sides of the Tagore Road in Panamparambu in Perinjanam here to enjoy greenery of Kerala ..

Sunflower

Teacher makes sunflower field on 15-cent land charmed by its beauty

Anchal (Kollam): Offering a visual treat to all, a teacher has planted sunflower plants on his compound. Padinjattinkara native Ranjith ..

Kokedama

Wanna try 'Kokedama'; it can bring financial gains too

Thrissur: Aloor native Smitha planned something new when her husband Jebin Joseph rented a house in Kodakara for peacefully writing ..

Cactus

Cactus garden gives new life to printing press owner; fetches upto Rs 6,000 per plant

Kozhikode: Cactus plants were only a hobby for Thiruthiyad native Balakrishnan as he was passionate about gardening since a young age ..

Marigold

Coconut plantation turned into marigold farm; brings fortune during COVID times

Chittur (Palakkad): Peruvemba native Chandran and Ajayan were planning to turn their 9-acre coconut plantation into a vegetable farm ..

Manju Hari in her garden

Moss rose adds colours to garden, fetches money too; this lady tells how

Pathanamthitta Kozhencherry native Manju Hari started growing moss rose plants which are locally called 'Pathumani flowers' ..

jade vine flower

Rare red jade vine plant blooms in Idukki; becomes cynosure of all eyes

Thodupuzha (Idukki): Jade vine plant which is rarely found in Kerala has bloomed in Idukki. The creeper plant has bloomed in the garden ..

kadamba tree

'Kadambu' bloomed in Avanavanchery nicknamed 'corona flowers' due to unique shape

Thiruvananthapuram: A burflower tree bloomed at Avanavanchery here giving visual treat to the passersby. Due to the resemblance to ..

Thousand petal lotus

Thousand petal lotus blooms in terrace garden of Thrippunithura house

Thrippunithura (Ernakulam): Ganesh Ananthakrishnan is all excited to see the full bloomed 'thousand petal lotus' in his terrace ..

Adenium

These colourful 'Adenium' flowers on house terrace is an eye-catcher

Cherai (Ernakulam): A small spring can always be seen on the terrace garden of Sony. Over 5000 adenium plants of 100 varieties ..

Niveen in his Bonsai garden on terrace

Meet Niveen and his Bonsai garden

Karunagappalli (Kollam): There are many trees on the terrace of Niveen's house. Some are mere 10 centimetres tall whereas others ..

Ambika at her garden

Woman turns 4.5 cent compound into foliage garden

Kuruppampadi (Ernakulam): When people look from outside, Ambika's house is an ordinary two-bedroom house. But visitors will be ..

Grapes at high range

Grape vine in high range garden bears fruit, pulls crowd

Kattappana (Idukki): When all are staying indoors during lockdown, Kattappana native native Biju is harvesting grapes from the garden ..

Acai berry

Acai berry, baraba, military sapota… Mubarak’s orchard in Edappal is home to rare fruits

The orchard of Mubarak Ibrahim at Kololamba in Edappal in Malappuram district is home to rare varieties of fruits. Mubarak and ..

Ramadas in his paddy field
'Krishna Kamod' emits fragrance of success for Ramadas
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