Culture  /  Published 05.07.20

Spruce up your workstations with some green tips

Amidst all the anxiety, fear, work-from-home, deadlines and no activity that involves going out and taking a break from the daily routine, we often find ourselves being exhausted too easily. So how do...
By The Telegraph in

People  /  Published 23.02.19

When it comes to Petunias, only fools rush in

And the flowers too played along in the general scheme of ostentation, grinning in their papery gowns of mauve, magenta and maroon, often streaked through the middle or rimmed in white. The bulbous or...
By Paromita Kar in

Culture  /  Published 24.04.20

Nurture your green thumb

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By Malancha Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Lockdown claims jobless gardener

A gardener who had lost his job in the ongoing lockdown ended his life in Uttarakhand on Tuesday evening, no longer able to bear the frustration of seeing his ailing mother suffer after spending all t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Best bonsai practices discussed

Does the gardener assume the role of god when he interrupts the natural growth of a tree and makes it a bonsai? This was the topic of discussion at the glass house in BE Block’s green verge, organis...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 25.05.20

Gardening for you and your family

Apart from all the bad news doing the rounds, there is also positive news such as of how the planet has started healing itself in various ways. As I’ve often said, nature has its way of overturning ...
By Monika Poddar in

Health  /  Published 24.09.19

Just move it

Men and women who move around throughout the day, even if they just stroll or clean the kitchen and do not formally exercise, are less likely to die prematurely than people who hardly ever leave their...

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

My garden

Nothing can keep Rita Biswas away from her garden. Being a social worker, she is busy round the clock. She also had a fall last year that causes her legs to ache. Despite the odds she feels compelled ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

School cultivates love for nature in children

A bunch of girls and boys have been getting their hands dirty at school — digging soil, sowing seeds and adding manure. Their reward: an abundance of fresh vegetables and flowers in the terrace gard...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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