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Zahrah Nasir

Shades of grey

If basic guidelines are followed, grey water is perfectly suitable for the irrigation of indoor and outdoor plants Published Jul 17, 2016 07:27am

Planning ahead

July is the perfect time to reimagine and plan your garden before the arrival of monsoon Published Jul 03, 2016 07:01am

The summer palette

Learn how to keep your plants as bright and sunny as the weather with these summer gardening ideas Published Jun 26, 2016 07:09am

Spaced out

Vertical gardens are an alternative for gardeners who don’t have a lot of horizontal space Published Jun 19, 2016 06:11am

An ode to spring

Take advantage of two spring seasons in the country and grow flowers that will bloom longer Published Jun 12, 2016 07:06am

The green retreat

On summer days, when temperatures and humidity levels are at their peak, make your garden an ultimate haven by planting Published Jun 05, 2016 07:00am

Saving seeds for harvesting

Useful tips on developing your own seed bank from ‘heritage varieties’ which produce extremely tasty fruits and Published May 29, 2016 06:55am

The answer is …

Some issues can be solved in a jiffy but others take time; read on to see if there’s a solution to your problem here Published May 22, 2016 07:00am

Shrinking options

With ever-persistent water shortages it is advisable to use alternate methods of watering your garden Published May 15, 2016 07:08am

Spread the shade

From climbers and creepers to shrubs and palms, there is quite variety of plants for rooftop gardens Published May 08, 2016 06:44am

Keeping temperatures down

Growing more and more trees is the only sustainable way to beat the heat island effect Published May 01, 2016 07:01am

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