Articles by Prasenjit Saha

Storing Your Vegetables: You Must Know the Basics

Storing of vegetables properly is a very important part of practicing gardening. Though we are doing very well in gardening, the importance of storing of vegetables can’t be ignored. All our efforts for producing good quality crops will be wasted if the vegetables are not stored properly. This article will…

Which Container To Use In Container Gardening

Container gardening these days is very common. Gone are those days when a strip of land was necessary for practicing the wonderful habit called Gardening. Now anybody can start their own garden if he/she has the interest to start. When we talk about container gardening, the most important word is…

Self-watering Containers: Know the Basics

I have discussed about the watering techniques in the past. Today’s topic will be an extension to that. It is called “Self Watering Containers”. This topic has been requested by one on our reader. I hope this will clear some doubt in this topic. Self watering containers are great for…

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Grow Garlic: A useful plant In Companion Planting

Today we will discuss how to grow garlic. This wonderful herbal plant is grown for its underground root or bulbs. Garlic contains numerous health promoting phytonutrients that are excellent against coronary artery diseases, infections, and cancers. Garlic is also an excellent source of vitamin B6, manganese, selenium, and vitamin C….

Bees & Gardening

One of the important factors in doing gardening is to make the pollination process very easy. One of the easiest steps you can do to make this happen is to make your garden bee friendly. Bees are one of the pollination agents that the nature has provided us with. As…

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Soil pH: A basic Idea

In some of my earlier articles, I have mentioned about pH and the ideal pH for a particular plant. But many starters are not aware of this technicality. So I decided to demystify the jargon in this article. What is Soil pH? Soil pH is the measure of how acidic…

Peas: A growing guide

Peas are cool climate plant. It prefers sandy loam soil with a great drainage facility. With a pH level of 6.5 to 7.5 is generally idea for peas. In case your soil is much more acidic than this add dolomite or lime with the soil to bring it to this…

Temperature And Its Impact on Gardening

Earlier I have discussed two of the major factors of Gardening. Viz, Water and Sunlight. Today I want to discuss another such important  factor in the Gardening, Heat or temperature. First let us have some insights about how a plant generally combat a hot weather. First causality of hot weather…