Common Garden Pests – How to identify and protect your garden from Caterpillars

In our previous blogs, we threw some light on aphid and mealybug which cause damage by sucking the juice from the plant tissues. Today we will learn about one of the usual insect favorites – Caterpillars! They are fascinating intriguing and full of mystery. Insects are the largest group of animals which constitute about 75% Read more about Common Garden Pests – How to identify and protect your garden from Caterpillars[…]

Video instructions for preparing nutrient solution using CityGreen’s NPK Nutrient solution

Gaurav NarangGaurav is an entrepreneur whose first Start-up was focused on providing services to patients suffering from Chronic Diseases. While researching about the causes of lifestyle diseases and the ways to reduce their incidence, he chanced upon the idea of growing healthy and nutritious food using advanced farming techniques. He founded CityGreens with a mission Read more about Video instructions for preparing nutrient solution using CityGreen’s NPK Nutrient solution[…]

Common Garden Pests – How to identify and protect your garden from Mealy Bugs

In our current series of getting acquainted with common house pests, today, we will familiarize ourselves with a white colored almost invisible to the naked eye beauty – The mealybug What are mealy bugs? Mealybugs are soft-bodied, oval-shaped, wax-covered insects. They belong to the order Hemiptera and family Pseudococcidae. They are prevalent in crops like fruits Read more about Common Garden Pests – How to identify and protect your garden from Mealy Bugs[…]

Would love to learn about and explore Urban Gardening techniques? Visit CityGreen’s Research Center for Home Gardeners

A couple of months ago we had announced about setting up of a Research Centre focussed on Home Gardeners. Happy to inform you that our team has set it up and the center is now operational. This is a 30 Sq. M unit set-up on a terrace in order to replicate the conditions faced by Read more about Would love to learn about and explore Urban Gardening techniques? Visit CityGreen’s Research Center for Home Gardeners[…]

Common Garden Pests – How to identify and protect your garden from an Aphid attack

One common problem that every gardener faces at some point in time is that of dealing with pests. However, if we understand the association between pests and plants, it becomes possible to take some protective and remedial measures to fend a pest attack. In today’s article, we will get ourselves acquainted with one such common Read more about Common Garden Pests – How to identify and protect your garden from an Aphid attack[…]

The Organic Debate – Which nutrients will you choose for your plants? Organic or Inorganic.

When it comes to us at CityGreens, the part of the Organic vs. Inorganic debate that impacts us most is w.r.t. plant nutrition. This is one topic that we have studied in depth. Through this article, we would try to address a few general queries that we get regarding Organic vs. Inorganic plant nutrition. Organic Read more about The Organic Debate – Which nutrients will you choose for your plants? Organic or Inorganic.[…]

Closure of CityGreens Consumer Awareness Initiative on Adulteration in Common Food items.

We started our Friday weekly series on Adulteration in common household items some five months back. Initially, we had planned for it to be a five-week series but owing to the overwhelming response we received; we extended it for another fifteen weeks. Today’s article is the last one in the series. Here we are summarising Read more about Closure of CityGreens Consumer Awareness Initiative on Adulteration in Common Food items.[…]

The Organic Debate – Does Organic food contain higher nutrition than the one grown conventionally.

You walk into a supermarket and come across apples sourced from three different sources. They all look the same from outside but vary only based on the source. The first one is an imported one from an Organic farm located on a different continent. The second one is from a conventional farm situated in your Read more about The Organic Debate – Does Organic food contain higher nutrition than the one grown conventionally.[…]