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13 Valuable Benefits of Urban Green Spaces in India

13 Valuable Benefits of Urban Green Spaces is Indi

Mental stress, emotional health are now priority discussions since we faced the pandemic caused by COVID-19. On the harshest sides, gender violence and calls for divorces have been increasing in some parts of the country as well as the world. The bonding of economic slowdown and resulting lay-offs are some of the causes. Various studies have shown that urban green spaces help people reduce stress, and improve brain functioning, thus improving mental health. Urban green spaces…


Winter Vegetables to Grow At Your Home In India

Winter Vegetables to Grow At Your Home In India

Although it seems very cold during the winters, especially in north India, there are a few vegetable plants in India that need this kind of weather to grow and flourish. Among the best veggies to grow in winters in India are cauliflower, beetroot, broccoli, and green peas. The temperature in the chilly months - November till February or March may go as low as 10 degrees Celsius in many parts of India. Since we get lazy with the low temperatures, we tend to eat more.    Is there any better…


A Beginner's Guide to Vertical Gardens

A Beginner's Guide to Vertical Gardens

We all know vertical gardens are a trend, as you probably have heard the term frequently in the recent years, especially after the lockdown. But, just in case you are curious about the idea, Nelda a dynamic NGO based in Pune, India brings you what it means to have a vertical garden at your place. We also think vertical gardens give a place a dramatic look and conserve our resources, so it becomes a typical topic for us. Vertical gardening is a popular technique used to grow plants vertically with…


Why Every Day Should be a Tree Plantation Day - Importance of Planting Trees

Why Every Day Should be a Tree Plantation Day - Im

When you plant a tree, you don’t just plant a sapling but hope. We have learned it the hard way that trees are extremely important for our survival. We first resorted to deforestation and made space for more buildings on earth. Later, when we saw the environment getting seriously affected, we were introduced to something called “afforestation”, a simple process of planting more trees for a better future. Trees are essentially the livestock of humankind and other living organisms.…


9 Monsoon Home Gardening Tips - Best Vegetables and Flowers to Grow!

9 Monsoon Home Gardening Tips - Best Vegetables an

Monsoons in India is always the much-awaited season for everyone. The clouds, the rains.... Nothing could be more beautiful than the first rain and the smell of wet mud. With monsoon comes cool breeze, temperature dip, and moist air that predominates the entire surroundings. Monsoon is the ideal time when plants get natural nourishment in the form of rainwater and thus grow and bloom quicker than usual. It is vital to know that nursery men, farm owners, and individuals with house gardens and…