Mayukhini Pande

Everything you need to know about Hydroponics

A hydroponic system grows plants without soil, typically in nutrient-fortified water.

30 May 2019

Everything you need to know about Hydroponics

Hydroponics is much safer than chemical farming as it eliminates soil-borne diseases and avoids the use of pesticides

29 May 2019

Zen in urban gardens

 Zen can be brought to any garden space by understanding some of its sensibilities

01 May 2019

The fault in our  mental  models

Have we been thinking of and looking after plants wrong all this time? Here we look at some common misconceptions one might harbour about their green fingers

18 Apr 2019

The fault in our mental models

Have we been thinking of and looking after plants wrong all this time? City Express looks at some common misconceptions one might harbour about their green fingers

17 Apr 2019

Making friends with foliage

Summer holidays are that time of the year when kids relax but parents feel pressured to figure out how to engage them in some form of learning without being a killjoy. Gardening can be the answer.

06 Apr 2019

Are dead plants really dead?

A plant that may look dead may not really be dead.

23 Mar 2019

Ancient plants for modern decor

Moss walls are also gaining popularity because they are relatively low maintenance.

09 Mar 2019

Ancient plants for modern decor

Mosses belong to the earliest category of plants.

06 Mar 2019

Microgreens have high level of phyto-nutrients

A few years ago, when a handful of gourmet chefs started using microgreens, it seemed like another passing fad.

07 Feb 2019

There’s no single care formula for all cacti and succulents 

Succulents have been shooting up the popularity charts, thanks to their unusual looks, cute sizes and low maintenance needs.

27 Jan 2019

Who said all succulents are  desert plants?

Succulents have been shooting up the popularity charts, thanks to their unusual looks, cute sizes and low maintenance needs.

23 Jan 2019

The many positives of having green walls

One of the most conspicuous green trends last year was the emergence of spectacular green walls across Indian cities.

12 Jan 2019