gardening

Autumn has arrived!

I smell the fragrance of fall in the air. The morning air is crisp, the leaves are turning, the days are getting shorter, and the temperature is dipping. The quilts are out, the comforters are in. Summer dresses are out, sweaters and light jackets are in. While the aforementioned changes are easier to adjust to, it is my garden and its changing appearance that asks me of my patience, for it is going to be a long wait before my garden dresses up in a myriad of colours afresh.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Green Me: Welcoming greenery and sustainability at your doorsteps

Who does not love to walk barefoot on the dewy grass and bask in the freshness of nature? Nature heals, and studies show that being surrounded by greenery can reduce our stress, anxiety, and even anger, and generate pleasant feelings. Nowadays, we find the sight of vegetation in the urban areas of our country very rarely, and it seems like Dhaka has been rid of its greenery completely. To promote urban plantation, Green Me — an urban greening and farming service provider — started its journey in 2019.

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

Autumn has arrived!

I smell the fragrance of fall in the air. The morning air is crisp, the leaves are turning, the days are getting shorter, and the temperature is dipping. The quilts are out, the comforters are in. Summer dresses are out, sweaters and light jackets are in. While the aforementioned changes are easier to adjust to, it is my garden and its changing appearance that asks me of my patience, for it is going to be a long wait before my garden dresses up in a myriad of colours afresh.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

The well-crafted balcony garden

Gardening does not have to be limited to spacious lawns, roomy rooftops or terraces. Balconies can easily be transformed into a lush patch of greenery, regardless of its size.

February 18, 2018
February 18, 2018

London glasshouse to reopen with world's rarest plants

A gleaming monument to the ambition and creativity of its age, the world's largest Victorian glasshouse will once again welcome visitors to see some of the world's rarest plants following a lengthy facelift.

February 3, 2018
February 3, 2018

A charitable garden

To wander around Bakdokra village in Saidpur upazila is to be greeted by a sea of green. Along the embankments of a disused Teesta

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Culinary herb gardening

Gardening as a hobby can undergo several phases in our lives as our love from roses to orchids or from bonsais to culinary herbs resonate with our changing ages.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Fill your gardening appetite despite limited space

In Dhaka, what has been looked down upon as a city brimming with concrete walls, you can make a change of your own and spread more green to the ash – despite limited space.