Zahrah Nasir

What a pest!

Have you ever thought of growing some insect repellent plants in your garden? While basil repels mosquitos, citronella Published Apr 24, 2016 06:59am

Mum’s the word

Chrysanthemum cultivation is, quite erroneously, considered to be incredibly difficult here in Pakistan. Yet, quite Published Apr 17, 2016 06:49am

A wonderful project

Special care needs to be taken when selecting invasive plants Published Apr 10, 2016 06:30am

Heat Beating

Planting more shade giving trees is a good way to reduce the chances of heat wave in summer Published Apr 03, 2016 07:15am

On the rooftop

Unless you are able to specialise in something of high value and which no one else is growing, making a profit from your Published Mar 27, 2016 07:25am

Quick on the grow

Once considered an exotic plant, gardeners are discovering that bamboo is a versatile and robust addition to the home Published Mar 20, 2016 07:41am

Of fruit, seeds and flowers

Gardening may be a tedious job but the returns are worth the labour and care Published Mar 13, 2016 06:40am

Seedy business

Don’t hoard on or overstock your seeds as they do tend to expire, if not stored properly Published Mar 06, 2016 06:36am

Water it right

Gardening is a tricky business and entails proper watering and soil conditions Published Feb 28, 2016 06:32am

The root of the matter

Enhance your kitchen garden by growing root vegetables Published Feb 21, 2016 07:11am

What can the problem be?

Precautionary measures must be taken to protect tender plants and roots from exposure to cold temperatures, frost Published Feb 14, 2016 07:44am

Grow your dreams

February is a busy month with lots of sowing to be done and a variety of plants to choose from Published Feb 07, 2016 06:50am

Surprise, surprise!

It is sheer joy to see unexpected plants pop up out of the blue as a result of accidental seeding Published Jan 31, 2016 06:49am

’Tis the season of guavas

Growing fruit trees requires a commitment to pruning and close monitoring of pests Published Jan 24, 2016 07:10am

Grow your own olives

Having a few olive trees in your garden is rapidly becoming the ‘in thing’ to do, but, unfortunately, few people... Published Jan 17, 2016 06:42am

Food and water

Mulching is one of the most beneficial activities that you do for healthy plants and trees Published Jan 10, 2016 07:25am

Growing dreams real

The cold, gray winter days are a perfect time for New Year’s resolutions and a pledge to grow green and ‘do-over’ your Published Jan 03, 2016 06:51am

Lawn, lawn go away

Replacing expensive lawns with low-maintenence landscaping is a good idea to consider Published Dec 27, 2015 06:16am

Strawberry temptation

A fruit of the cooler climes, strawberries can be grown in plains and coastal areas as well; they just need extra care Published Dec 20, 2015 07:22am

Seasonal variation

Easy to grow, quick to bear and naturally resistant to disease, berries are the best fruits to grow organically Published Dec 13, 2015 07:15am