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Zahrah Nasir

The seeds of sensibility

If you are a compulsive seed hoarder you may need to rethink your practice Published Sep 18, 2016 07:03am

How to ‘kill’ a lawn

With persistent water shortages why not do away with lawns and create xeriscapes instead? Published Sep 04, 2016 07:12am

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