Zahrah Nasir

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

Bearded beauties

Plant bearded iris and have a riot of rainbow colours in your garden Published Jul 20, 2014 06:42am

Beat the heat

Reduce the need for water by using mulch in your pots/garden Published Jul 13, 2014 06:02am

Plan and plant

Indulge in organic gardening and enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables while keeping your food cost low Published Jul 06, 2014 07:12am

Fans and feathers

Palm trees are making a come-back; they look good and are not difficult to grow Published Jun 29, 2014 06:35am

Seeds of life

Learn how and when to sow seeds and water the plants with Zahrah Nasir Published Jun 22, 2014 06:12am

All in the mind

Use your imagination rather than just sticking to tradition to create beautiful gardens Published Jun 15, 2014 09:08am

Transplantation shock

Treat your plants gently, especially when transplanting, and they will reward you in return Published Jun 08, 2014 07:05am