Indian flowers and gardening

February, 2016Archive for

Canning and preserving food

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Compared to other countries a large part of the fresh agro produce, vegetables like brinjals, tomatoes, onions, cucumber, fruits like bananas, papayas, oranges, chikoos, seafood like fish, crabs are wasted due to poor food processing systems and lack of storage facilities which require refrigeration. Firms and individuals providing information, technology, expertise, supplying equipment on how to preserve and can food can send their details for a free listing at canning and preserving. Specifically interested in suppliers of aloe vera processing equipment

Wanted pet tortoise

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Pet tortoises wanted, should comply with all legal rules, More details at tortoises , please send your contact details and offer.

Flower seeds suppliers required

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Looking for low cost suppliers of different kinds of quality flower seeds for home gardening. More details of the flower seeds required are posted online. Dealers and distributors may also contact with their offers.

Rose growers directly export flowers

Monday, February 8th, 2016

The media reported that the rose growers from the Lonavla in Maharashtra have started exporting their roses directly to foreign customers to get a better price. During valentine’s day, the demand for roses in Western countries is at the maximum and to cater to the demand, the rose growers have come together to get a good price of about Rs 15 per rose. In the domestic market, the price of these roses is lower at Rs 10 per flower. Some of the types of roses which are popular include Bordeaux, Top secret, Amazon, and these roses are sold with a long stem. In metro cities, the price of a rose can be as low as Rs 5, however the stem of the rose will be cut.
The rose growers were shown packing the roses in a brown cardboard before exporting the roses, and in 2016, they are reported to be making a good profit as they have eliminated the middleman for export.

Hibiscus plant covered with white fungus

Friday, February 5th, 2016

After the ant and aphid attack, it appears that the hibiscus plant is again covered with a thick white fungus or mold. This time the mold has made all the leaves of the plant become yellow, wilt and fall off.
At present there are almost no leaves on the hibiscus plant, only branches and white mold are visible.
It remains to be seen if he hibiscus plant will recover from the recent attack.