Gardening
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 ..

Sunflower
Teacher makes sunflower field on 15-cent land charmed by its beauty
Kokedama
Wanna try 'Kokedama'; it can bring financial gains too
Cactus
Cactus garden gives new life to printing press owner; fetches upto Rs 6,000 per plant
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 ..

Nisha Siraj cactus

Rs 50,000 from cactus garden? This lady will tell you how

When vegetable or flower gardens on house terraces are becoming a common sight here, a woman hailing from Malappuram decided to make ..

Goldfish plant

How can goldfish grow in a garden? Here is the answer

Goldfish in aquariums is a visual treat for the viewers. So is the case of goldfish plant in gardens. Flower of the plant resembles ..

Achacha

‘Achacha’ comes all the way from Bolivia to orchards in Kerala

Achachairu or achacha is a plant indigenous to the tropical country Bolivia but is suitable for the Kerala climate also. It has been ..

Banana passionfruit

Banana passionfruit from Latin America flourishes in Kollam

Anchal (Kollam): Banana passionfruit, a rare fruit usually found in Latin American countries, is suitable for Kerala also. The fruit ..

jade flower

Minister wishes for ‘Turkish blue’ in his garden, but gets ‘flame red’

Thrissur: When Minister for Agriculture V. S. Sunil Kumar visited the Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS) in Ambalavayal in ..

marigold

Marigold flowers in 3-acre land blooms in Thillankeri ahead of Onam

Maloor (Kannur): Marigold flowers (Chendumalli) has bloomed in a three cent land near the Thillankeri Panakkatt temple in the valley ..

Velvet Apple

Plant this tree to prevent soil piping and mudslide

The tribal people of Cebu island in Philippines used to grow a type of fruit trees to prevent soil erosion. The roots of the tree were ..

Kochi metro median

Kochi Metro medians to be beautified with gardens made on bio-waste

Kochi: The Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is all set to make a garden on the medians on the Aluva-MG Road route using biodegradable ..

coleus

Plant Coleus in garden; The colourful foliage that outshines flowers

Coleus is a beautiful garden plant that is loved for its colourful foliage. The leaves change the colours as the new shoots emerge ..

lotus

Adorn your garden pond with a lotus

Lotus is an aquatic plant loved for its big beautiful flowers. Scientifically known as Nelumbo nucifera, lotus is also nurtured as ..

orchid

Orchid lovers, keep these things in mind

Orchid has a prominent place in every garden. The wide variety of colours and designs make it different from other flowers. grows ..

Petunia

Remember Harry Potter’s aunt Petunia? Well, the name came from this flower

Petunia is a flowering plant that produce multiple varieties of flowers. Rather than a beautiful garden plant, the name Petunia might ..

daisy

How to take care of Daisy, the pretty 'little girl' of gardens

Daisy is a garden flower that requires maintenance and care on a daily basis. The beautiful white flowers of daisy can lure the viewers ..

strawberry

This summer, make a milkshake with home grown strawberries

Strawberry is one of the most loved fruit flavours. Growing strawberry at home could be a grand idea if you are a person who loves ..

snake plant

Heard of ‘mother-in-law’s tongue’? It can give you fresh air

‘Mother-in-law’s tongue’ could be the least expected name for a garden plant that purifies air. But it is one ..

shoeflower

Want bright 'Chembarathi' flowers? Then follow these tips

Shoe flower or hibiscus is a very common garden plant in the houses in Kerala. It normally requires no particular care and maintenance ..

aloe vera
How to make aloe vera oil and gel at home
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