Growing Figs in containers is super easy and transplanting this tree is even simpler. You just need to keep few things in mind to transplant like a pro!
There are many types of figs native to this part of the world. I have sourced three types of figs for my kitchen garden. large green ones, large black ones and small ones that turn purple when ripe. I will share their story in an upcoming post.
The large green one was grown from
Sow the seed and let this generous vine offer you soothing shade in the garden to meditate under, abundance of fruit to nourish your body, a stunning display of large green leaves to feast your eyes, vibrant yellow flowers that brighten up your soul and a sponge to wash dishes or for a gentle scrub during a bath.
You might know this as Tori or Turrai or the sponge gourd while in the others parts of the world it has different names. Nepalese call it Ghiraula,
This is the third year of The Learning Garden Program at the Haq Foundation School. Each year we enroll around 100 students from different grades to participate in the year long program in which is based on the Green Curriculum developed by Zahra Ali.
A gardening workshop focuses on importance of bees in our ecosystem. Lets grow seasonal flowers and plants that attract bees and butterflies while they provide shelter and food to these friendly insects. If we are lucky, we will we be able to observe life cycle of a butterfly later!
Brightly colored peppers, juicy tomatoes and some super fragrant Basil, is all that you need to grow your own pizza!
Number of Participants : 10-30
Duration: 1 hour
Number of Sessions: 4
Fee: Rs 2500/ session
( you may chose the number of sessions)
Session 1: (multimedia) Our food travels more than we do and all key ingredients that goes into making a commercially available pizza are imported. Students learn about food miles, what goes into their favorite pizza, how are they grown and where
Once you have decided which crops and flowers you want in your garden this fall, get ready to plant some seeds for your winter garden.
When to sow seeds?
For a winter harvest, sow your seeds as soon as fall begins. For people living in Karachi and Lahore the last week of September and beginning of October is ideal. Read your seed packs to find out more about the temperatures required for the germination of seeds. Most vegetables will be ready to be
Guilty of overindulging in bottled water? You’re certainly not the only one. The number of “health-conscious” people in Pakistan, who carry their bottles of mineral water while rushing off to work, sauntering in parks and shopping at malls, is on the rise. Bottled water is now ubiquitous in Pakistan — not only is it on the checklist of essentials of most people; it’s also served during conferences and business meetings. And there are figures to prove its rampant consumption. The