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Zahrah Nasir

A mixed bag

Get a hang on how to grow herbs and prune trees Published Jun 28, 2015 07:36am

Beds and borders

Create beauty around your house by well thought of flower beds Published Jun 21, 2015 07:01am

Start young

With a long hot summer in the offing, plant a lot of watermelons in your garden along with vegetables and flowers Published Jun 07, 2015 07:01am

Organic brews

Zahrah Nasir is a proponent of the use of organic methods of gardening; here she teaches us how to make organic sprays Published May 31, 2015 06:46am

Magic mix

Preparing compost is not difficult; you just need to know how to go about it Published May 17, 2015 07:13am

Shade and protection

Temperatures are soaring and it’s time to protect your plants from hot, blistering wind Published May 03, 2015 07:32am

Desert rose

If you have the will you can cultivate even in desert-like situations; you just need to know how Published Apr 26, 2015 07:18am

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