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PLANNING YOUR GARDEN

The size of the garden has to be decided by the time and resources you have at your disposal .
Decide on the type of garden you would like to have
suburban garden
cottage garden
architectural garden
miscellaneous garden
specilaised gardens like butterfly garden

WHERE CAN YOU CREATE A GARDEN?
Lack of space is not an issue. You can create a garden on your terrace,




PLANT TYPES

border: herabacious border, shrub border, mixed border
outdoor living area
roses
fruit trees
green house
vegetablesflower bed: island bed, formal bed , raised bed, peet bed , sunken bed

rockery ( rock garden)

Plant types
roses

woody plants shrub, tree, climber, hedge
evergreen shrub and trees
decideous shrub and trees
ground cover
turf plants
herbaceous plants: vegetables, herbs, bulbs, annuals, biennials, perennials

A soil test is desirable so that we can improve the quality of the soil.


using appropriate techniques. Growbags can be used for growing plants in gardens

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The plants in a garden include gerbera, roses, hydrangeas, euphorbia, bigonia , Bauhinia,
lilies, jasmine, zinnia, Bougainvillea, orchids , Ixora , Hibiscus
heliconia
Cactus, marigold, holy basil , henna, water lily,foliage plants, bamboo, bigonia , lotus
Fruit trees like guava, papaya, jack fruit, mango, cashew, water apple , plantain
Spices like nut meg and pepper , chillies

GARDENING TOOLS


PLANT HEALTH

Plant diseases

Plant pests


Gardening Tips :

Plant some Gliricidia sepium trees in one corner of your garden the leaves can be used as green manure to improve the quality of the soil. If in north india plant neem trees.




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The Kerala Agricultural University has invited farmers to use its mobile advisory service. As part of the service, farmers will get through SMS information on availability of seeds and planting material, modern technology, training, agro services and crop management. Those who wish to avail themselves of the service may register by messaging their names, addresses and mobile numbers to 537252 or contacting the Officer on Special Duty at 0487-2371340

Farmers can subscribe to a free service by calling up at the Kisan Call Centre (KCC), which is run by the Union agriculture ministry in collaboration with state agriculture departments, on toll free number 1800-180-1551.

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