This year, our mango orchard turns five, and we harvested close to 500 fruit over about two and a half months. The first few batches, which included windfalls, hailfalls, elephant […]
I read this book in almost one gulp. Very easy to read, with an engaging style, and I learnt a few things I didn’t know about trees. The central idea […]
Call it laburnum, cassia fistula, golden shower, amaltas, Vishu kanni, or anything else – it’s stunning in any language.
April rebellion No cook, no clean No scrub, no dust No chop, no feed No wash, no sweep No mop, no fry No provisioning No enter house, no what, no […]
That’s its name in Kannada – gobra soppu, meaning manure leaf. Which made me think it must be an indigenous tree. But to my surprise, I found that Gliricidia Sepium […]
Papaya trees usually have no branches, there’s just the one tuft of leaves on top, with the flowers and fruits dangling below. And in all the papaya trees I’ve seen, […]
This week, we are growing: More of these beautiful but barren clouds. Some veggies, including our first ever cabbages. Aren’t they sweet? Those yard-long beans are much favoured by the […]