Mothercare School Garden in September, Lucknow Photo Journal

geese at Mothercare School Lucknow

After school is over for kids, geese at Mothercare School, Lucknow get ready for a walk on the grassy lawns. The soil is moist with September rain. The shrubs and flower beds full of colour and fragrance are a delight any time of the year. No

28 September, 2014 | Views: 7684

Mothercare School Garden in September, Lucknow Photo Journal

geese at Mothercare School Lucknow

After school is over for kids, geese at Mothercare School, Lucknow get ready for a walk on the grassy lawns. The soil is moist with September rain. The shrubs and flower beds full of colour and fragrance are a delight any time of the year. No

27 September, 2014 | Views: 9303

6 Flowering shrubs of India that are not eaten by cattle

temple tree flower

A garden hanging over the wall into the street could attract stray goats or cows to chew your flowering shrubs. Rest easy, if you have planted Plumeria (Temple tree), Chandni, Oleander, Kaner, Madar (Milkweed) and Manokamini, to name a few.

25 September, 2014 | Views: 93865

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: 15110

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: 6060


Indian Koel Cuckoo – early days with a Crow family

Indian cuckoo, koel, nest, birdwatching in India, urban birds of India

The baby cuckoos are artists in the art of cajoling their step parents! At midday I hear them at their loudest. Two young cuckoos in a crow nest in a thicket across my home make sure they harass the crows enough to get a good supply of food through

28 October, 2010 | Views: 26668



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