Monthly Archives: August 2010

Monsoon magic

The year 2009 was a drought year in the country. But this year its been raining and raining and raining. The monsoon arrived on time and though my period in this house is numbered I could not resist the gardening … Continue reading

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My gardening escapedes

I live in an independent rented bungalow. I dapple in gardening to achieve peace of mind.  This is an update so far so that I can make fresh updates . Winter of 2009 I just went and got some seedlings from the nurseries and … Continue reading

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Passion for the prickles: My visit to Ekambarakanan

Treasure house for cactus lovers/ cactophiles Striking good looks and flamboyant flowers have endeared cacti and succulents to many a plant lover. Every cactus lover should undertake a pilgrimage to the Mecca of cacti growing at Bhubaneshwar. Not many would … Continue reading

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The price we pay for urbanisation

The road to our office used to have these huge banyan trees forming a bower. It was a great place to stop for a tender coconut. Now in the name of broadening the road we have lost every single tree … Continue reading

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