People  /  Published 28.09.22

Jhelum Biswas on her unique journey to becoming a flower psychometrist

Jhelum has written two books, Phoolproof and My Colour is Love.  “Phoolproof talks about the various myths and traditions related to Indian flowers. It is demarcated into five section...
By Subhadrika Sen

Culture  /  Published 11.09.22

He rose from the rose beds

There are many things he also picked up from experience. He learnt that the first flowers of a hybrid plant are not the best — plants that he had discarded were taken by others and, over the nex...
By Swachchhasila Basu

News  /  Published 02.09.22

How green thumb Alina Mazumdar beat lack of space to pursue her passion

Lack of space couldn’t keep green thumb Alina Mazumdar away from her hobby. When she felt she wanted to grow plants even after the patch on her terrace and balcony got filled up, she turned to b...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Places  /  Published 29.07.22

Click Your Township: Blooms, views & more

Two readers capture the beauty of their residential area...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Gardening addict picks plants from wherever she goes

The easiest excuse is to say you don’t have time. Sarmistha Sen Das admits that she could have spent much more time on her plants was she not running two organisations — one for artisans a...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 10.06.22

Protect cactus from mid-day sun

Here’s how to grow cacti- Media: Use 80 per cent coarse sand, 20 per cent well-matured leaf mould and mix thoroughly. Add one teaspoon calcium carbonate powder (chuna), 4/5 granules DAP (di-amm...
By Arijit Poddar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 06.06.22

The force that drives the flower

Arun Ganguly has been photographing his garden for some time. These are lush images of plants and flowers, captioned meticulously, sent to his friends and acquantances. Ganguly, 83, has been well-kno...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 03.06.22

Bad loans: JC Flowers, Yes Bank team up

By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.05.22

Usher happiness into your life with summer flowers

Sunita Kanoria, trained at Pushpa Bitan, is a judge for national-level flower-arrangement competitions, and currently utilises her time and talent as a floral-decor demonstrator at various forums ...
By Sunita Kanoria

News  /  Published 20.05.22

My Garden: More than just plants with fancy leaves

She says she has a weakness for plants with fancy leaves but that’s not all there is to her garden. Chhanda Bhattacharya has a quite a collection of cute flowers as well as some fruits and veget...
By Chhanda Bhattacharya in Kolkata


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