Gardening
cat eye

Can you guess what a ‘Cat Eye’ is? Find it here!

What comes to your mind when somebody say ‘Cat Eye’? Well, it has ..

coral vine
Plant a 'Venal Poovalli' to breathe pure air
flower
Try these natural preservatives to keep flowers fresh
Ixora
For beauty, medicine and nostalgia, have a ‘Thechi’ in garden
lantana

How does 'Kongini flower' attract one and all

Lantana (Kongini flower) is one of the beautiful plants that would capture anyone’s attention in gardens. Though native to America, ..

desert rose

How to grow desert rose at home

Adenium, also known as desert rose, is a beautiful flowering plant that finds special place in every garden. Most of the flowering ..

star fruit

Shaped as star, this fruit can be a star in cuisine too

Star fruit or Carambola is a key ingredient in a famous Italian fish stew that is enlisted in the 50 most delicious food items in the ..

Sandalwood

How to grow Sandalwood - the most expensive wood in world

The most expensive wood in the world could be sandalwood tree. The highest quality sandalwood variety can fetch a price of up to ..

kurunnolakkootam

‘Kurunnolakkoottam’ shows how farm tradition paved way to art

A group of Thrissur based artists known as ‘Kurunnolakkoottam’ stand out by creating wonderful craftworks using tender ..

Anthurium and Orchid

Tips to scientifically pack Anthurium and Orchid

Orchid and Anthurium are two flowering plants that have high scope in the market and in export sector. Once the flowers are harvested, ..

Mullan paval

Bitter but beautiful, Paradise fruit gives you goodness

Dr. A. Gangaprasad who is a teacher of the department of botany in Kerala University has been in search of a rare fruit for six months ..

Agriculture

Violet iris - The queen of gardens

Violet iris is an attractive flowering plant widely cultivated in states like Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura ..

Poinsettia

Why do farmers love Poinsettia?

Poinsettia is a plant widely used for decoration during Christmas and Easter seasons. Scientific named Euphorbia Pulcherrima, the plant ..

Samanki

Sampangi at Kannampallimed a treat for eyes

Thenmala (Kollam): It is the time for scenic beauty in the Tamil land. The flower farmsin Kannampallimed near Chengottai attracts seasonal ..

Bunchosia

Peanut butter fruit for beauty and profit

Bunchosia fruit, noted forits peanut-like taste, is becoming popular inKerala. Also known as ‘peanut butter fruit’, raw ..

Begonia

Begonia blooms in Calicut University Park

Thenhipalam: Begonia plant, one of the rarest and expensive ornamental plants, is the new guest in the park of the University of ..

orchid

Rare variety of ‘Lady's Slipper’ orchid begins blooming in Agasthyamala

A rare variety of orchid flower has begun blooming in Agasthyamala. Paphiopedilum druryi is native to Agasthyamala, which is also ..

coffee

Coffee blooms in Marayur giving hopes to farmers

Marayur (Idukki): Coffee plants blossomed in Marayur and Kanthalloor region, giving hopes to the farmers. The coffee flowers bloomed ..

Dracula sima or Monkey Orchid

Monkey orchid, duck orchid and more orchid varieties

The crazy gardeners will love these orchid varieties which will surprise you with its unique flowers. More than mere plants and flowers, ..

garden

Students set up vegetable garden at 100 houses in Kottayam

Kottayam: Thalayolaparambu natives were surprised when a group of students reached their home with farm tools and vegetable seeds ..

flower show

Wayanad flower show to kick off on New Year day

Ambalavayal: The 5th edition of the International Flower Show titled ‘Poopoli’ will commence on New Year day at Ambalavayal ..

tiller

Remote-controlled tiller to make farming easy

Thrissur: Now, farmers can till land with just the pressing of a button. A remote-controlled tiller machine will help farmers till ..

Gac fruit

Vietnam native Gac fruit: ‘Green Gramam’ welcomes new guest to Kerala

Kottarakkara: Gac fruit, which is a native of Southeast Asia, is the new guest in Kottarakkara. Ripe gac fruit was harvested from the ..

wax plant

Wax plants are the latest gardening fad

A new variety of flowering plant has become the centre of attraction of house gardens recently. These flowers bloom in clusters and ..

mehboob

Go for Vegetable garden on terrace; Mehboob proves it

Malappuram Alathurpadi native Mehboob has proved that cultivating a vegetable garden on rooftops can make a good harvest. Amidst many ..

Pests on plant

Get rid of pests with these simple tricks

The attack of pests and insects is always a headache for those who maintain a kitchen garden. We can try some simple ideas to eliminate ..

garden

‘No waste please’- Dumping yard turns garden

Kakkanad: The Municipal authoritiesin Kakkanad has executed a unique strategy to stop people from dumping waste on public land. Surprising ..

arka savi rose

Arka Savi to boost the cut flower industry

The scientists at the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research in Bengaluru have developed a new species in the rose variety named ..