Understanding Physiological Diseases in Plants – Blossom End Rot in Tomatoes.

Pest and disease are the two words we get acquainted with in gardening. There is another important word we need to be aware – and that is ‘Physiological Disorder.’ There are some common physiological disorders which are very particular to crops. Ex. Blossom End Rot in tomato, tip burn in lettuce, bitter pit of apple Read more about Understanding Physiological Diseases in Plants – Blossom End Rot in Tomatoes.[…]

Our experiences with growing Kale in DWC Hydroponics.

Kale in DWC – Simple Straightforward and doable! Kale is a leafy green and is known as Kale cabbage, but it doesn’t form a head. Essentially, its leaves are used for consumption. Its leaves are green or purple in color. It is a minor crop and belongs to the family of cabbage and cauliflower. We Read more about Our experiences with growing Kale in DWC Hydroponics.[…]

How to grow Mint in your Home Garden

In our Research Centre; one of the happy smiling, growing plants is the Mint. Today we share with you the easiest way of growing a delicious, rewarding, humble kitchen ingredient- Mint. Mint- as we know is a cool and refreshing herb for a kitchen garden, It can be grown effortlessly in soil and soilless media. It Read more about How to grow Mint in your Home Garden[…]

Our experiments with growing Cherry Tomatoes

The Hydroponic Journey Continues! I hope by now some of you have your heart inclined to at least trying something in this space! This week we will familiarise you with some of our learnings and experiences as we tried 3 different methods of Hydroponics for a single crop type – Cherry Tomatoes. The preparation for Read more about Our experiments with growing Cherry Tomatoes[…]

How to grow Strawberry in your Home Garden

Strawberry – A wonderful luscious fruit to add to your hydroponic garden We at City Greens have started our hydroponic strawberry journey, and in a few months’ time we should be able to share our experiences and learnings with you. Until then here is a small snippet and information so that you can join us Read more about How to grow Strawberry in your Home Garden[…]

How to set-up a simple Hydroponic DWC (Deep Water Culture) gardening system.

A floating vegetable garden in your kitchen – Hydroponic DWC aka Deep Water Culture. A hydroponic, as well as an aquaponic method of growing plants, wherein plant roots are suspended in nutrient-rich, oxygenated water. I can say, DWC is one of the cheapest and most straightforward methods of hydroponics, to grow your leafy veggies like lettuce, Read more about How to set-up a simple Hydroponic DWC (Deep Water Culture) gardening system.[…]

Growing table radish with cocopeat in a grow-bed

Another simple method to grow Veggies at home. The Table changing Table radish! I am sure the title itself must have felt intriguing. Let me explain. We sowed seeds of Table radish in portrays ready to transplant it into a grow bed. In this case, the seeds germinated in the portrays and we grew them for Read more about Growing table radish with cocopeat in a grow-bed[…]

How to set up a simple Dutch Bucket growing system?

In the Hydroponic space, the Dutch Bucket system has found a lot of mention and a lot of favor from those venturing into cultivating vegetables such as Capsicum, tomatoes, Brinjal etc. Dutch Bucket System: Demo installation at CityGreen’s Urban Gardening Research center A simple system that allows easy monitoring and variations to allow the user Read more about How to set up a simple Dutch Bucket growing system?[…]

How to deal with common household storage pests.

Last Friday we wrote about the pests of stored products, how they damage our seeds, pulses, flour, books, documents and even clothes. Today let us see how to keep them away from our products. Prior to ensuring the control measures, one must know about the source of infestation, i.e., where and how do these pests Read more about How to deal with common household storage pests.[…]