Daisy flowers at Rajbhawan Flower Show, Lucknow, India

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The Rajbhawan or Governor’s House in Lucknow is the official residence of His Excellency, The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, India. The annual spring flower, fruit and vegetable show in spring is a must see. Here is a spread of daisies for you from the

08 April, 2014 | Views: 14950

Asters in Spring garden, Lucknow, India

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Blue Asters, Larkspur and Blue Cornflowers were classified in my mind as a star-accomplishment of God, ever since I first saw them, as a three year old something, perhaps! Only a child would do that—classify God as a person you liked and knew you

23 March, 2014 | Views: 6140



Bigonia in a garden in the plains, India

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Begonia, a genus of perennial flowering plants of Begoniaceae family has 1400 species! The ones I saw blooming in July in Nainital (Kumaon Himalayas) are much bigger and succulent than the kinds that grow in gardens in the plains of North India – to

22 March, 2014 | Views: 17765

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

21 March, 2014 | Views: 6244



Arjunpur, a small village...

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