My Vegetable Garden

I love growing plants. I think nurturing plants and seeing them thrive comes very close to parenthood. Till recently I used to grow only ornamental plants. But after visiting a horticulture exhibition here in Hyderabad this January, I decided to start my own Vegetable garden.
Here are some plants that are thriving in my vegetable garden now :)

  Palak which goes into my cooking

  Palak  (Spinach)

  Tomatoes yet to yield fruit

Kadipatta(curry leaves)

Vali bhaji (in Konkani) - I suppose its called Malabar Spinach in English

Green Bouquet Basil 

Brahmi leaves


  • Mayuresh Gaikwad | 25 April 2012 at 23:02

    How do you plant Kadipatta? Do you just put the stem in the ground and it grows roots?

  • Shweta | 26 April 2012 at 19:55

    Mayuresh - I bought it with roots at the nursery - but apparently you can plant the twigs too and try. Here is a link

  • Unknown | 31 March 2013 at 09:35

    Mint & fennel are great additions to a vegetable/ herb garden, fresh fennel in particular; tough to find in supermarkets but relatively easy to grow and brings great flavor to a lot of curries

  • Shweta | 31 March 2013 at 15:23

    Thanks for ur tips Rachana

    What do u use Fennel leaves for??
    I have mint thriving in my garden and we actually have stopped buying - forgot to update the pics :)

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