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43 degree celcius
May 29, 2012
6:42 pm
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endlessmoor
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here in delhi its 43 deg celcius and all my tomato plants  are dead( as it seems , cause there are no leaves, all dried up...the stem is a bare green).

 

the humidity is  mere 25 percent

 

what are the best suggestions for planting vegetables in pot in this kind of season?

 

or should i wait for  some rain for sowing?

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May 29, 2012
10:31 pm
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Is it possible for you to provide some shade during peak noon using some shade net?

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June 5, 2012
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i have used that with no result 🙁

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June 8, 2012
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I have the same problem. Mine were growing well in a very small pot, but as soon as I transplanted them, keopt in the shade. they all died up. 

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June 13, 2012
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Hi,

1. Try spraying water on the leaves using a handheld sprayer. Do this 2-3 times during the day.

2. Watering during evening (after sun goes down) also should help.

3. Fill water in a tray and keep the pots in it. This helps to create a "wicking" action. As the water starts drying up, it will be wicked up through the bottom hole. Thus plants don't go thru the "shock".

 

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August 16, 2012
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Hi Biju

What an assortment of flowers ! where is this beautiful garden located ?

I guess it is too much to hope it is in chennai !

Seeing the variety it is either Bangalore or Kerala.

Usha

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August 17, 2012
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Hi Usha,

you got the places right. 🙂

I am originally from Kerala, settled in Bangalore and currently working in US. The pictures are from my garden in US.

 

-Biju

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August 17, 2012
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i thought it must be somewhere abroad ..the wooden fencing's are rare here

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