Salvia in North Indian garden, Lucknow Photo Journal

Salvia in North Indian garden, Lucknow

Bright red Salvia Splendens remains my favourite as it is a real hardy plant, and requires little care. It is the most common variety in an Indian garden – red salvia. Lots of sunlight, daily watering (not too soggy) and lots of space to grow (a

19 March, 2014 | Views: 8645

Petunias in Lucknow garden

petunia in north indian garden (5)

Petunias are grown as winter seasonal flowers in North indian gardens. They are found in red, pink, violet, magenta, yellow, white and mauve.They can be grown from seeds, but it is easier to grow them from transplants.

19 March, 2014 | Views: 11229

Garden herbs of India, Day 1, Chaangeri herb for Vitamin C deficiency

Chaangeri Ayurvedic herb home medicine

To my delight most of the vegetation was a challenge even for our gardeners. I went around tasting every leaf, flower and fruit that came my way. Chaangeri or Indian Sorrel was thus discovered. I called it Khatti Patti, going by the deliciously

25 February, 2014 | Views: 9170


Shah Khamman Peer Baba Mazar, Lucknow Photo Journal

Charbagh railway Station, Lucknow , India

The railway station at Charbagh was built much later than the 900 year old Mazar Sharif of Khamman Peer Baba. The shrine is revered by people of all faiths. Baba Khamman Peer was a Sufi saint. Every week on Thursday, the Mazar is thronged by

10 November, 2012 | Views: 99744

Birdwatching in Laxmanpuri, Lucknow Journal 1

Tree Pie

When I first saw the water hen on the bamboo, it was the first time I saw any water hen. I looked up picture books on birds, and found her looking out of the book ‘ Joys of Bird Watching’ published by National Book Trust. This is how I came to know

09 November, 2012 | Views: 4679



Vaishnav cuisine - Eggless Chocolate Cake

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