Growing Tomatoes – Heirloom tomatoes

Today was a very happy day. The reason was, This morning I had been to Dept Of Hort(DOH) to collect the seed packets. I am now Tomato Rich!!!.. I have all the heirloom varieties that are available in DOH. I think i am a seed-a-holic. There are close to 20 varieties...

Red, White and Green

No, Its not about a flag or its color. This title is about my latest harvest from the terrace container garden. I have 3 container with White Brinjal growing in them. By the looks of it, it was very clear why the name eggplant was given to it. But As I gave time to...

Calendula blooms

I had few calendula seeds stashed since quite some time and I had tried seed starting them only to face failure. The seed packet costed me Rs 5. So I couldn’t complain. One day I just threw the bunch of left over seeds into a pot and watered them. It took very...

Tomatoes, Potatoes and Beyond….

Today was special.. This morning I harvested those much awaited tomatoes. Yes, the day had come. This is the day I was waiting since the day I sowed the seeds. Though I had done tomatoes earlier, this time was different. There is this much awaited cherry tomato, which...