Indian flowers and gardening

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Ordering flower bulbs online is cheaper

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Many of the online stores are charging a high price for various plants, usually Rs 150 or more for a single plant which is fairly high.
However the main reason for higher expenses are the cost of packaging the plants.
Those who do not wish to spend more than Rs 30 a plant, should order bulbs and rhizomes online
Compared to seeds the growth rate of bulbs and rhizomes is far higher
If the plant from a bulb is not watered for some time, it can still be revived by watering the plant well.
These bulbs will also multiply automatically.

Kaempferia Rotunda flowers start blooming

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

In Goa, almost no one is growing Kaempferia Rotunda, however these colourful purple and white flowers are some of the prettiest flowers available .
Compared to other flowers, they are also easy to grow
The bulbs were ordered from nursery live a month ago, in february 2018 and were grown in a cocopeat mixture with regular watering
In comparison other bulbs ordered online have not got any flowers
the nerine lily bulb which was ordered online at about the same time has not got any leaves till date.

Rose plant shrivelling in March heat

Monday, March 12th, 2018

During march the temperatures are rising quickly in goa, and the leaves of the rose plant are withering and dying
However much water is poured, it has not stopped the withering and drying of the leaves
The rose plant was supplied with a very small pot, so much water is not available for the roots
It appears that a shelter will have to be made for the rose plant to protect it from the sunlight