Zahrah Nasir

Blooming bougainvillea

Difficult decisions sometimes need to be taken to reap a better harvest in future Published Dec 14, 2014 06:39am

Winter is coming

As a gardener you always have your hands full; either sowing seeds or taking care of the plants Published Dec 07, 2014 07:10am

Let there be cabbages

They may not be the most attractive looking plants, but they are beneficial and easy to grow Published Nov 30, 2014 07:29am

Creeping up on you

Let the climber/creepers climb up the walls to cool off your place, while giving it a beautiful look. Published Nov 23, 2014 07:05am

Bursts of colour

With winter tree planting season just about to begin let’s take a look at just a few of the gorgeous, flowering trees. Updated Nov 16, 2014 07:51am

Nurture the sapling

For those sowing in winter, there is just one rule of thumb: go slowly, gently and patiently. Updated Nov 02, 2014 06:58am

Starting from scratch

If you know what to plant and when, you are moving in the right direction; the rest will be easier. Updated Oct 26, 2014 08:28am

Hostage to hostas

Leaves of various shades of green and bell-shaped flowers of the hosta plant are sure to brighten up your garden. Updated Oct 19, 2014 08:12am

Growing pains

A lot of efforts, know-how and patience are needed to be a successful gardener. Published Oct 12, 2014 07:18am

October herbs

Along with fruit, vegetables and flowers why not try your hand at growing herbs in your garden? Published Oct 05, 2014 07:08am

Pick and choose

Soil, season and species along with proper watering are important ingredients of gardening Published Sep 28, 2014 06:44am

Hanging baskets

You can create so much beauty around your garden by not just planting in the soil but making use of hanging baskets to Updated Sep 21, 2014 10:49am

Rooftop vegetable garden

Just imagine picking up tomatoes, peas and other vegetables from your own garden as and when needed Published Sep 13, 2014 05:51am

Sow and sow some more

Gardening enthusiasts, roll up your sleeves, get down on your knees and sow the seeds of a beautiful garden Published Sep 07, 2014 06:21am

‘Under the greenwood tree’

Planting trees, especially fruit trees, not only rewards you with seasonal fruit but greenery, privacy and shade as well Published Aug 24, 2014 06:27am

Crowning glory

While exotic species are to be discouraged as they offer unfair competition to our native species, some can be grown Published Aug 17, 2014 06:10am

Miracle tree

Medicinal plants are good to have but until and unless they are properly identified no part of them should be Updated Aug 11, 2014 03:58am

Flower feast

It’s the time of year when you can plant lots and lots of flowers in your garden Published Aug 03, 2014 07:15am

Gardening: Salt and sand

Soil, water, sunshine ... the basic ingredients of gardening need to be used carefully for healthy plant growth Published Jul 27, 2014 07:26am