Gardening
Sabu in his orchid garden

Wayanad man grows over 150 varieties of orchids in garden

Wayanad: Sabu's polyhouse in Ambalavayal Pothuketti is a vast world of orchids ..

Sunflower cultivation on Eroor bank's terrace
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Sunflower field

Farmer turns 50-cent land into sunflower field in Attappadi; plans to expand farming

Agali (Palakkad): A sunflower field at Kunnanchala in Attappadi here is in full bloom giving a visual treat for the passersby. The ..

Hoya

Doctor grows 140 varieties of Hoya plants in Malappuram

Hoya is a beautiful garden plant which is popular all over the world. However, Hoya or wax plant is seen very rarely in Kerala. Very ..

Bamboo

Lawyer grows bamboos in farm to resist drought, soil erosion, summer heat

Wayanad: A lawyer by profession, Sajimon is passionate about farming. But he is mainly cultivating rare varieties of bamboo. His residence ..

Thousand petal lotus

Thousand petal lotus blooms at Thriprayar too

Thriprayar: A lotus flower with thousand petals has pulled the crowd here. The beautiful flower bloomed in the pond on the compound ..

Shamam

Shamam grows in Kerala too; experiment by Malappuram KVK proves successful

Malappuram: Shamam or muskmelon is popular in Kerala, especially in Malabar region, as a fruit from the Gulf countries. Malappuram ..

Kiran with family

Wayanad couple earns decent income from garden of over 600 foreign fruit trees

Muttil (Wayanad): People travelling through Kariyambadi road turning from Kolavayal junction in the national highway here can see a ..

Vivek near his garden on rooftop

Taxi driver grows garden of 10 o'clock flowers in 140 different colours on rooftop

Pandalam (Pathanamthitta): When Kulanada native Vivek returned from Dubai quitting his job, he only thought about the colourful flowers ..

Orchids

Tropical Botanic Garden implements project to conserve orchid plants

Palode (Thiruvananthapuram): The Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI) here is implementing a new ..

Sunflower field

Sunflower season ends; farmer earns about Rs 6 lakh through entry fee from visitors

Kanjikkuzhi (Alappuzha): The exhibition at sunflower fields at Karikkuzhi here ended as the season came to an end. The young farmer ..

Sujith in his sunflower fields

Young farmer converts paddy fields into sunflower farm in Alappuzha

Kanjikkuzhi (Alappuzha): Young farmer P S Sujith cultivated sunflower in 2.5 acres of land in Karikkuzhi fields with two intentions ..

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 vine, baraba, mahkota dewa and peanut butter plants ..

Barringtonia

Pink flowers of ‘Attupezhu’ tree adorn school garden, attract visitors

Perumbavoor (Ernakulam): The garden of Pragati Academy here has turned pink now. The small pink flowers on light yellow stems are dangling ..

Bird of Paradise

'Bird of Paradise' adds beauty to gardens with ornamental flowers, leaves

Bird of Paradise is an ornamental plant native to South Africa. The plant got its name from the shape of its flower that resembles ..

Sally in her jasmine garden

Cancer survivor reaps success through jasmine cultivation; earns Rs 1000 per day

Thrissur: Fighting odds in the life, a woman overcame all hardships through flower farming to become a model for people in similar ..

Sheeja in her garden

Kollam woman makes garden at home, ends up winning state govt award

Kottiyam (Kollam): This year’s ‘Udyanashreshta’ award of the state government was bagged by Umayanalloor Perayam ..

Ramesh

Conserving over 1500 rare plants in 'Lakshmi’s Atoll', Ramesh bags Vanamithra Award

Muthukulam (Alappuzha): Kandalloor Pullukulangara native K G Ramesh bagged the Vanamithra Award of the state government for his love ..

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 ..

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