‘Organic Urban Farming, The Indian Way’ Book Out Now






Hello everyone. When I started this blog, my aim was to document and share my experiences of growing vegetables in containers on rooftop. One thing led to the other and soon I started training people in and around Bhubaneswar on growing their own. And soon enough I started getting a lot of request for training and guidance from all over India. As it was not possible to go everywhere and train people I considered doing it through video conferencing. But that did not seem to work out well. The next suggestion from some quarters was to create a video course, but after working … Continue reading “‘Organic Urban Farming, The Indian Way’ Book Out Now”

Benefits of Gardening : Infographics






One of our reader Peter Kimzey of Yo Innovation came up with an infographics on benefits of gardening and shared with us. We liked it and after some minor changes that we suggested the infographics looked really good. So we decided to share it with you. Thank you Peter for this beautiful and informative image. If any of you would like to share anything useful here do let us know by dropping a mail at [email protected]

Benefits of Organic Terrace Gardening






We get frequent visitors to our organic terrace garden. Most of them get inspired to start their own kitchen gardens. But as it turns out a very few actually start and even a fewer continue it. Generally the reason for not continuing is because of failures in the garden. And that could be because all things to be considered before starting an organic terrace garden has not been thought out or because they are not doing the basics of container gardening right. But the reason of not starting at all is because most people do not understand the Benefits of … Continue reading “Benefits of Organic Terrace Gardening”

5 reasons why you should NOT become a terrace gardener






In the last post I gave an introduction to Organic Terrace Gardening. This post is about the most important question that you should be asking by now. And that question is WHY. “Why should one take up to growing food in unused spaces of one’s home like terrace and balconies?” I’ll start by answering the exact opposite question. “Why should one not start a kitchen garden!” Lets face it. Terrace gardening is not a walk in the park. It requires effort and the outcome is not always 100% controllable. There are way too many reasons why one should not take up … Continue reading “5 reasons why you should NOT become a terrace gardener”