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Zahrah Nasir

Waste not — organic compost

It’s easy and inexpensive to make your own with the right materials and good equipment Published Apr 19, 2015 07:42am

Some like it hot

Red or green, chillies add flavour and spice to most traditional Pakistani dishes Published Apr 05, 2015 07:27am

Soil improvement

Healthy soil is essential for healthy growth of plants Published Mar 29, 2015 07:20am

Pest control

Pests are harmful, but so are pesticides. However, there are alternatives to spraying poison on your plants Updated Mar 22, 2015 08:43am

The soil to hold on to

Read on to learn what only a few gardeners know — the various types of soil and how useful they are for plants Published Mar 15, 2015 06:35am

The soil to hold on to

Read on to learn what only a few gardeners know — the various types of soil and how useful they are for plants Published Mar 15, 2015 06:35am

Something to please the eyes

Fruit, vegetables and herbs are important, yet ornamental flowering plants are good to have around the garden Published Mar 01, 2015 06:58am

Too much of a good thing

Over-watering your plants can be as dangerous and under-watering them Published Feb 15, 2015 07:17am

Add colour and variety

Have a splash of colours this spring by planting multi-coloured varieties of floral plants Published Feb 08, 2015 06:51am

A perfect time to go to seed

It’s time to prepare a blooming garden and enjoy the fruits of your labour in the months to come. Updated Feb 02, 2015 10:08am

Cultivate your green thumb

Store herbs correctly and extend their shelf life from a few days to a few weeks. Updated Jan 25, 2015 11:01am

Wet and wild

In the battle of the elements, water comes before earth Published Jan 18, 2015 07:19am

Sick citrus

Taking care of soil and water, two essential elements for plant growth, will solve half your gardening problems Published Jan 11, 2015 06:51am

A garden is what you make it

Have a vacant patch of land but don’t know what to do with it? Get started with tips from Zahrah Nasir Published Jan 04, 2015 06:23am

Soil infestation

Being cautious is better than to err should be the rule in gardening Published Dec 28, 2014 06:47am

Climbing beauty

There are indigenous varieties of Clematis as well but imported varieties too can be grown with success Published Dec 21, 2014 06:46am

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