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anupam1031
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hi everyone....I would like to know where in gurgaon can i get cocopeat...?

I am staying in sector 52,,,,

 

plz help....Confused

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It is available at Kapashera more, Rs. 90 for 5 kg brick

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thanks bobg....kapashera..is long way from my place....do anyone know whether there is any other place...like some nurseries in the city where you can get them?

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Not really sure about DLF, you can your local nurseries but i'm sure about kapashera as i purchased it a week back.

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thanks bobg....can you tell me where exactly is it in kapashera....I actually do not know the place,,,,

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Here's the map,

http://www.justdial.com/Delhi/....._BZDET/map

 

it is on the Najafgarh /kapashera crossing. you might even get panchagavya here

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Else try Krishna Beej bhandar in Sadar.  Bansal beej bhandar close by also sells the same

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Plus there is one shop in Sikanderpur market as well. called bajrang seed suppliers. He has coco peat as well. 

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@ BobG, 

did balajee Beej Bhandar have good compost? Any idea what would be its cost?

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I bought 5 kG Vermicompost for 30 Rs. Quality was OK as there were too many lumps

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Hmmm, I know a shop in Sikanderpur (just before the nurseries start on your left). Its next to a tyre puncture repair shop. He always has huge piles of compost outside his shop every  morning some trailers dump that there.

Now he calls them Okhla Khaad, some people say that's only good for lawns. Not for pots and containers. Any clues?

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Okhla Khaad is made from Okhla sludge ( sewage) . Coco-Peat is made from Coconut husk and is available in compressed bricks.I buy all the stuff including excellent Vermi Compost from Rajdhani Nursery ( Karbala) at JorBagh Delhi. You are right ;Okhla sludge in its wettest form is just dumped over lawns in winters. 

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Wow, Thanks Gulshan.

Even I was of the opinion that Okhla Khaad is actually made from sewage. So do you think Okhla haad won't be good and useful for container gardening?

How's the Vermi Compost you buy from Rajdhani Nursery? Which is the closest Metro station? How is it priced?

How do you mix it for your containers?

 

Thanks

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INA market is where you need to get down and then take a auto till Jor Bagh would cost you 30 Rs. is a 5 minute run from INA

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Hi,

 

Nearest Station is Jorbagh itself. A 50 kg bag costs Rs. 375/- . They have bags of 25 and 5 kgs too.( land line no. 011-4631999). Quality is excellent. 

 Okhla Khaad coming from the Okhla plant is nice,dry and crumbly. Good to use.

For my seed pans I use bottom 1.5 inches normal soil and the upper layer is a mix of Soilrite and Vermicompost in equal parts. For the baskets it is a mix of normal soil,coco-peat,soilrite and vermi compost. 

Soilrite is available in 1 kg bags @ Rs. 60/kg from Rajdhani nursery .

For the larger pots especially if I'm re-potting I go by my judgement of the existing soil and modify. 

Not everything succeeds but the joy of growing is far greater than failure.

Currently having a good crop of small brinjals ( Purple as well as green) .All being grown in pots.

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Sorry gave the older no. of the nursery. Here is the link to the nursery. Google Map is at the site.

http://rajdhaninursery.com/ind.....hp/pages/5

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