Tej Patta tree, Bangalore

bay leaf bangalore india

Tej Patta is used in most North Indian curries and rice preparations like Pulao, Rajma, Vadi-Aloo, Dal-makhani and Chole.

15 October, 2014 | Views: 17859

October Garden, Survivors’ Show

Cockscomb growing in a Lucknow Rooftop garden in October

A single plant can give you hundreds of new plants in the next season if the seeds are preserved in a dry, airtight container. And there’s no saying where the new plants will pop up from previous year’s seeds scattered by the plant itself.

26 October, 2010 | Views: 13519



Wild flora of Nainital, Kumaon Himalaya Photo Journal

Wild flower in Nainital, Kumaon Himalaya, India

I am am told that the Bicchu booti is a tame thing when compared to the wild flora of Valley of Flowers (Nanda Devi National Park) and Hemkund Sahib. Not all the plants there have been documented. And some have special powers of stinging, causing

26 August, 2010 | Views: 34553


Cypress Vine in my garden in Lucknow, North India

Cypress Vine or Cardinal Vine india

In the monsoon rains, cypress vine seeds have germinated on their own from the seeds dropped during summer. This vine is a hardy resident in my garden. It requires very little care. It simply knows when to sprout, and how to bloom! A liberal dose of

21 August, 2010 | Views: 14156

Flower Gardens of Nainital in July, Kumaon Himalaya Photo Journal

Hydrangea, Flora of Nainital, The Naini Retreat , Kumaon Himalaya

The Uttarakhand High Court, Boat Club, Naina Devi temple, parks around Mall Road, Gurney House and The Naini Retreat Hotel were some of the places I found these flowers growing. Hydrangeas, geraniums, dahlias, lilies, roses, margaritas, fuschias,

20 July, 2010 | Views: 43598





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