Growing tomatoes in containers can be quite rewarding but for newbie gardeners it almost always is a disaster. Tomatoes are inevitably always struck by the dreaded tomato blight disease, which is sometimes out of our control, but there are other simple, yet silly mistakes that we tend to make that often leads to a disastrous crop. If you can avoid making these mistakes, you can increase your chances of growing tomatoes successfully in containers.
Panchakavya – a Sanskrit word meaning “a mixture of five products” has often been used in Hindu rituals and for various medicinal purposes. This miraculous concoction is also a plants best friend. Panchakavya has been found to protect soil micro-organisms, keep pests away and increases the yield of fruits and vegetables. Here’s a closer look at how you can use Panchakavya to grow healthy plants organically.[Read More…] about Panchakavya – One of the Best Organic Plant Growth Promoters
In our previous post, we spoke about the benefits of companion plants and how adding them to your garden will help your plants grow well as well as provide diversity to your garden landscape. In continuation of the companion plant series, we’ll take a look at the best companion plants for capsicum or bell peppers.[Read More…] about Best Companion Plants for Capsicum and What Not to Plant
Do you want a healthy sustainable garden? Although sunlight, water and nutrients will help your plants grow well, there is a certain wisdom in companion planting that have helped farmers for ages. Companion plants are basically different groups of plants that are planted together to help each other grow. They provide a ton of benefits, which you can read about here, but in this post, I’ll share with you some useful companion plant pairings that you can try out in your own garden.[Read More…] about Companion Plant Pairings to Grow a Healthy Garden
Coriandrum sativum popularly known as coriander or cilantro is a wonderfully fragrant herb that is a staple in most Indian kitchens. But you won’t find this plant in most home gardens. That may be due to the perception that the coriander plant is difficult to grow. But that’s not the case at all. If you follow these simple planting instructions, you can have the freshest, cleanest coriander to garnish your meals everyday. Here are some tips on how to grow cilantro or coriander in containers in your home garden.