Dawn News

March, 06 2015

Zahrah Nasir

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

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