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  • GARDENING: THE GARDEN AS A FRIEND

    Your garden can be your most valued and trusted friend or an implacable foe: the choice is entirely up to you...

    A garden is not simply an area of ground to be used, abused or pandered too at whim but is — or should be — a living entity that a gardener needs to spend time to get to know...

  • EXHIBITION: THE GARDEN OF ART

    A fascinating study, the sepia print has eight drawings of garden walls and the same number of knots displayed for stringing branches...

    ’ In 2009 Gulgee had a major exhibition at the Petronas Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, where an installation of 64 copper leaves was created, inspired by the four-garden plan of sixth century BC Persia and the traditional Mughal gardens of the subcontinent...

  • Your vegetable garden

    Potatoes are usually grown from what are called ‘seed potatoes’ which are small tubers, often already sprouting, purchased from garden supply stores but, as long as you select blemish / disease-free, small / medium-sized, mature not freshly dug up, potatoes in the bazaar, you can obtain decent crops by planting these...

    Planting a few potatoes every two to three weeks throughout this recommended growing season will give you a...

  • Historic Gandhala Garden forgotten by time

    Arranging freshly plucked loquats, 44-year-old Mohammad Shakil said he leased the historic Gandhala Garden - nestled between two mountains and just a kilometre from Choa Saidan Shah – for a year and he has realised he will not recover the amount he paid as rent...

    According to celebrated travel writer Salman Rashid, there was a Buddhist stupa where the Gandhala Garden is now...

  • GARDENING: THE WINTER GARDEN

    Autumn colour is gone, spring is a colourful thought away and, on the whole, there is surprisingly little in bloom but if you have been a little conscientious, the vegetable garden should be bursting with scrumptious organic food and general well being...

    Winter doesn’t mean no work in the garden...

  • GARDENING: THE CLEAN AND HEALTHY GARDEN

    Garden care doesn’t begin — or end — with plants: or even with the obviously essential tasks of watering and weeding those plants...

    These are all an integral part of a highly-personalised garden designed for maximum usage and benefit for all family members...

  • GALLERY: The Eternal Garden

    Cicero famously once said, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need...

    ” Some of my best memories are of reading a book through the night, then going out in the garden to watch the sun come up as the birds awaken, the sun rays catching the dew drops on spider webs...

  • Wonder Craft: Potato garden

    All the little gardeners and those who love to have greenery in their house, today’s craft is related to gardening and that also in a potato...

    You can keep this indoor garden anywhere in the house and don’t stop watering...

  • GARDENING: A GARDEN TO DYE FOR

    My garden is nothing special,” the lady I visited in a Peshawar suburb kept insisting...

    It was obviously very much at home in a partially-shaded area of my Peshawar garden and had grown to a height of almost five feet...

  • No kidding: India police arrest goat for grazing in garden

    RAIPUR: Police in central India arrested a goat and its owner for repeatedly damaging a senior bureaucrat’s garden, a local official said on Tuesday...

    Police in Chhattisgarh state sprang into action on Monday, registering a case against the man and his animal for chewing up the district magistrate’s garden...

  • COLUMN: The bulbul in Urdu’s garden

    However, there is a difference between the bulbul bird and its literary equivalent, which is the bulbul that lives in the garden of ghazal poetry...

    This bulbul’s concern was time’s garden where beauty had a short span...

  • Heritage: How a factory garden became Karachi’s Zoo

    As the British constructed quarters in Karachi for their soldiers in 1839, this 43-acre garden began to be used for cultivation of fruit and vegetables for the consumption of British forces under the supervision of Major W...

    Stocks wrote in Note on the Botany of Scinde (1846): “Sir Charles Napier is doing great things; has planted rows of young trees over all the avenues and streets; and has formed a capital government garden, which...

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