Adding to my carnivorous plants collection are the germinating drosera seeds. They are too tiny to see with the naked eye, but magnified, you can see the tiny green sprouts. I have these growing on wet dry sphagnum (as in 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…


When I moved into this place, I decided to buy an air sofa, because I didn’t want to spend too much on mattresses, and with my mom coming over often, I’d need something for her to sit on as well, 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…


earthworm in vermicompost worm bin bedding

I have always been interested in composting and having my own home now allows me the freedom to get into all these whims and ambitions. There are plenty of tutorials on starting a worm bin. All of them assume you Read more…


Bharat Gas cylinder heap on the road near the delivery truck

Short update. Went to the place where the Bharat Gas truck stops, and got the two cylinders that come with my gas connection. Erm…. this is the collection point, and these are the cylinders. I took two of these (with Read more…


In the days since the last post, I’ve been busy. I have moved most of my belongings to my new home and am ready to move as soon as I have cooking gas (most likely tomorrow). Some of the choices Read more…


After several false starts, I now finally have a new home to move into. The agreement is done, I have the key and I went there for the first time today and I …. wept. For the first time in Read more…

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