Category Archives: Container Gardening


This blog is basically about the stuff I am up to at home. When I make artistic soaps because I enjoy making them, I sell the surplus, because there is only so much bathing one can do. When I grow Read more…


vertical garden varieties

Here are some of my best tips for growing max vegetables in small balcony space and such. Go vertical If horizontal space is limited, don’t just think of how much you can put on the floor. Look up the walls, Read more…


Now the okra planted in my balcony has started flowering and producing pods as well. This is very good. Let my experience be a lesson. Never plant fewer than a dozen plants when you grow bhindi by whatever name. Also Read more…


Small potted lemon tree flowering

The rewards of my labour of love. The lemon tree and rajma are flowering. If you go really close, there buds have a wonderful citrus fragrance. Can’t wait for them to flower so that the scent can waft through the Read more…


So I now have a strategy for maximizing the use of space in my small balcony garden in order to get the most crops. Beginning from having no plants…. Sow some quick gratification Every new gardener is excitedly awaiting results Read more…


As I learned the hard way, compost can sometimes go horribly wrong and bring guests to your plants you never wanted to see. If you’ve reached here reeling in horror after seeing your precious potted plant wilting even as maggots Read more…


Second day in this home, the first day waking up here and the amazing energy to do something beautiful continues, so today, I spent some time planting the beginnings of my window ledge garden. I got some seedlings, seeds, pots Read more…