Category: Green Lifestyle


Green Lifestyle
// September 26, 2018
Mini garden on tabletop

In modern days, most of the working professionals spend more time on their office desk than any other place. We all have tried keeping a live plant next on our working or studying table with varying degree of success. Why not take it even further. Let’s have a look at various ways by which you…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 19, 2018
Growing connection with food

We grab packaged food off store shelves packed in plastic. The inescapable pervasiveness of processed food has not only created a disconnect for us but also impacted our health, the planet’s health and our ability to eat mindfully. Studies have revealed that 60% of the calories are from highly processed food products. We all know…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 18, 2018
Indoor plants or Houseplants

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. – William Shakespeare Nature knows best how to comfort our soul and make us feel at home. Within it, we find the purpose of life and how to be our own sunshine. Imagine bringing nature into your home? The very idea sounds so fascinating that makes…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 10, 2018
10 reasons why you should grow microgreens at home

Microgreens are nothing but leafy vegetables picked at their first leaf stage. Microgreens are older than sprouts but, younger than baby plants, as harvesting is done within the first couple of weeks after seed sowing. Microgreens are grown in shallow containers and bright locations. Let’s have a look at all the benefits that microgreens have…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 5, 2018
Eco friendly ganesha idol

A devotee was too confused while selecting his Ganesha idol for Ganesh Chaturthi. On one side, he heard a lot about eco-friendly Tree Ganesha idols from Ugaoo, and on the other, was fighting his urge to continue with the Plaster of Paris figurines. Troubled after fighting all his myths, ifs and buts, he thought of…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 9, 2018
how to create a balcony garden

For someone without a garden, a balcony may be their entire ‘outdoor room,’ a ‘garden’ to cherish from indoors when the weather is severe. Even more than a patio, both the balcony or veranda are an outdoor extension of the home. The area is usually small, so the money you are prepared to spend on…

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Green Lifestyle
// May 29, 2018
Saving mother nature

World environment day is here & it is celebrated on a much larger scale than ever. We don’t just celebrate environment day on 5th June; we celebrate the whole June as environment month. Lots of green activities are planned on this occasion & the most popular one is planting trees. In India, June is the…

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Green Lifestyle
// May 23, 2018
Polluted City

Are you living in Kanpur, Delhi, Varanasi, Faridabad, Gaya, Patna, Agra, Muzaffarpur, Srinagar, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Patiala and Jodhpur? If yes, then here is heartbreaking news – These 14 Indian cities have the worst average air quality worldwide, according to the latest air pollution database released by the World Health Organisation on 2nd May.  These cities…

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Green Lifestyle
// May 11, 2018
Benefits of Sabja

Sabja is a name for seeds of Sweet Basil, which is a variety of Basil, popular in the Indian subcontinent. The scientific name of Sweet Basil is Ocimum basilicum, belonging to family Lamiaceae (Mint family). Sweet basil leaves and roots are highly aromatic and medicinal. When soaked in water, the seeds of Sweet basil (Sabja)…

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Green Lifestyle
// April 26, 2018

About Vetiver Plant: The scientific name of Vetiver is Chrysopogon zizanioides belonging to family Poaceae (grass family). In India, Vetiver is commonly known as ‘Khus.’ Vetiver is one of those multipurpose grasses that are economically and ecologically important. Vetiver is a bunch-grass that can grow up to 5 feet tall. Leaves are long and linear…

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Green Lifestyle
// April 12, 2018
how to make perfume at home

This weekend while strolling in the mall, I came across a section that was full of beautifully wrapped perfume bottles. Zapped at the stunning packaging, I decided to sniff a few bottles and buy the aroma of my life. I zeroed on a mild 50ml aroma. As I turned the bottle and looked at the…

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Green Lifestyle
// April 11, 2018
vegetables in greenhouse

Technology amazes us every day. At times it scares us with AI (Artificial Intelligence) that might take over the human-race soon, while sometimes it appears nothing less than a boon. Scientists around the globe leave no stone unturned to bring forth marvellous innovations. Once again science has proven to be a blessing as Vegetables can…

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Green Lifestyle
// April 3, 2018
world earth day

Did you know that Rainforests once covered 14% of the earth’s land surface; which is now merely 6%, and experts estimate that these rainforests could be consumed in maximum 40 years. We are losing about 137 plants, animal and insect species every single day. Every second about 310 Kg of toxic chemicals are released into…

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Green Lifestyle
// March 27, 2018

On March 6, nearly 10000 farmers embarked on a long march from near Nashik to the Maharashtra assembly in Mumbai. By the time they reached Maximum City on March 12, walking about 25 km a day to cover the 180 km, their numbers, by some estimates had touched 40000. Farmers march to Mumbai in March…

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Green Lifestyle
// March 8, 2018
vegetable noodles

Summer Holidays are a big event for the little ones in the house. They are set free from the shackles of extended school hours, homework, exams and robotic life. For parents, it is challenging too. They need to keep the little ones happy and engaged throughout the entire 2-month vacay. To help the parents keep…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 24, 2018
festival of colors

With unpredictable weather conditions and scarcity of water celebrating Holi in complete fervor could be difficult. The essence of the festival could be kept intact if we planned to celebrate it a little differently and responsibly at the same time. Do you know that in Pune alone about 1300 million liters of water is released…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 17, 2018
Benefits of Gardening

We live in a fast-paced world where everything from food to cure needs to be “instant.” Medicines that work instantly come with dire side effects and enormous cost. What if we tell you that some age-old drugs could work just like the modern wonder drugs? One of this traditional method is Gardening. Pondering how? Well,…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 11, 2018
Valentines Day gift ideas

Valentine’s Day is arriving fast. If you forget showering gifts, then god may save you! But, even worse, if you show up with cliche chocolates and a card, then you would fall into the cheesy category we all (including her) would like to avoid. So, what can you do best this Valentine’s Day? Dear Romeo,…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 3, 2018
heart shaped plants for valentines day

We all are familiar with the typical oval shape of a leaf; however, in nature, there are plenty of plants with heart-shaped leaves. Botanically such leaves are described as cordate leaves. Many of these plants are ornamental foliage houseplants. This valentines day, instead of gifting heart pillows, how about gifting the ‘love plants’ with heart…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 31, 2018
Indoor plant gifts

There is never a dearth of opportunities to celebrate love. But in the entire year, it is only the month of February that sprinkles love in the air. Everyone is concerned about just one thing – how can I express my fondness or make my beloved feel special? To make it easy for you we…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 26, 2018
anthurium

Commonly known as Tailflower, flamingo and lace leaf, Anthuriums are exotic plants classified as herbaceous epiphytes and are native to Central and South America. It is a hot favorite of the gardeners because of brightly colored flower spathes and ornamental leaves. Leaves grow in clusters and showcase a variety of shapes. Anthurium flowers are perfectly…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 14, 2018
Herbal tea

Growing a herbaceous tea garden is both fun and rewarding. Moreover, these herbs are easy to grow and can be planted in containers and small spaces. All you need to do is, look after the invading species and learn ways to dry and store these little green magicians. You might be wondering that if I…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 8, 2018
home remedies for tooth pain

Toothache plant is an herb used in folk medicine throughout India. Its roots and flowers are used to give a local anesthetic effect and that temporarily eases the pain toothaches. The flowers of this rare plant have also been utilized as a urinary antiseptic and treat malaria. How does this happen? Spilanthol in the Toothache…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 7, 2018
best indoor plants for clean air

What will we breathe in the years to come? Soon after the Delhi Smog incident, there was a massive surge in the air purifying equipment sale and advertisements. Amongst all the chaos certain organizations brought up a list of plants that had the potential to filter the air and combat health hazards. Well, in such…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 1, 2018
Making garden for birds

A garden with flowers, fruits, borders and lush foliage won’t mean anything without birds. These feathery visitors and wild friends add life to a garden and fill it with movement, sound, and colors. Birds, butterflies, and bees help in pollinating, feed on insects and bring a lot to the garden. But, they need help too!…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 28, 2017
green resolution

2018 is going to be crucial for environmental protection. Gardeners have to step up and take up the responsibility as representatives of the green team. Apart from soil and water conservation,  the following are five important green resolutions, which if fulfilled will have long term impact on sustainable development: 1. Collect seeds: Humans have always been…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 23, 2017
christmas decorations

Special occasions like Christmas require distinctive decoration for your house. Apart from Christmas tree and delicious food, we bring you five more things to focus on for perfect holidays. These are traditional and straightforward gardening ideas that still work wonders when it comes to living ornamentation. Let’s have a look at 5 ideas of decorating…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 21, 2017
cooking with herbs and spices

Christmas is an ideal time of the year when you can truly savor herbs and spices. With so many dishes to make and bake, there is no dearth of opportunities to adding these taste stimulators in your cuisines. Amongst all the herbs variants, hardy ones are the most preferred. Once planted in the garden, they…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 18, 2017

As seasons change, gardens do too. There is always one or the other task that needs to be performed in the garden. A gardener is always on a lookout for a vegetable harvest, a blooming flower or watching a seedling transform into a full grown plant. Gardening is a timeless hobby. Once a gardener is…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 1, 2017
organic food

Drastic and unpredictable climatic changes, health issues and the bothering climatic condition, (the recent SMOG cover in Delhi) is the result of pesticide accumulation that has happened over a period. Looking at these life-threatening situations, it is imperative that we minimize the use of insecticides and pesticides, in order to redress the environmental damage. If…

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Green Lifestyle
// November 5, 2017
polyhouse farming

What is Polyhouse? Polyhouse is a type of greenhouse where specialized polythene sheet is used as a covering material under which the crops can be grown in partially or fully controlled climatic conditions. Traditionally, the greenhouses were constructed on wooden frames where the glass was used as a cladding material. With the advancement of plastic technology,…

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Green Lifestyle
// November 1, 2017
future of agriculture in india

What is IoT? IoT or Internet of things can be interpreted as a system of inter-networking computing devices, mechanical or digital machines, animals, people or objects that with unique identifiers can transfer data over a network without the need for a human or machine interaction. The IoT revolution in India is already catching on with…

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Green Lifestyle
// October 11, 2017
A holy Hindu ritual during Diwali

In Maharashtra, Narak-Chaturdashi is considered as the first day of Diwali. On this day a particular type of aromatic bath is taken called ‘Abhyanga Snan’. Before the bath, a fragrant herbal paste called Utna or Ubtan is applied to the body. It’s made out of special herbs which have a therapeutic value. Following are the…

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Green Lifestyle
// October 8, 2017
Effect of Diwali Pollution on Plants

Diwali carousel is about to begin. Imagine plants posing with placards, requesting you to protect them from all the pollution, crackers and smoke. Or lawn grass and flowerbeds pleading you to ensure that no one ties crackers onto them just for sadistic pleasure. All the social media channels are flooded with images of animals, to…

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Green Lifestyle
// October 4, 2017
best indoor vine plants

If you have an indoor garden and a library, you have everything. Indoor plants not only act as an instant decorating too, but they also help in keeping the environment clean and healthy. Thus, to make your home look glamorous this Diwali, we have enlisted 5 Gorgeous Indoor Vines: 1. Creeping Fig: Scientific Name: Ficus…

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Green Lifestyle
// October 2, 2017
real flower jewellery

The staunch nature lover may advocate that flowers look best on the plants only. While this is true to a great extent, the practice of using flowers for decoration is an age-old tradition, which is followed today and may remain so far ages to come. Indian style floral ornaments are used on special occasions like…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 27, 2017
Kids doing gardening during Diwali vacation

Kids tend to get bored during vacation. They are seldom glued to the mobile phones or TV sets. It is daunting to drag them off the couch and push them outdoors. But, it isn’t impossible. Try involving them in gardening. Gardening is one of the creative ways of teaching the little one reasoning and discovery,…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 24, 2017
herbs to cure wounds and strengthen immune system

Wondering which herbs will keep you healthy during Diwali? Just look at your kitchen garden, and you will find the answer. The herbs we will be exploring, are the common ones and can be easily found in the kitchen or herb garden in the backyard. Let’s first talk about the herbs that can cure small…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 6, 2017
Edible & Healing Weed

It is often said that life is a collection of random occurrences and events. And within these random events, there are many chances that we may actually get injured or hurt. So, it’s always prudent to have some helpful medication on hand. The best kind of wound care is done with natural remedies. If you…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 27, 2017
interior potted plants

Do you have a small house and want to make the most of your space? Do you want to bring a garden into your small space? Do you want to add a little greenery to your home? If yes, then you have come to the right place. Those people who don’t have enough space for…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 24, 2017
Celebrate Eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi with Ugaoo

Amidst all the Dhol, Tasha, Modaks and carousel, have you ever thought what Ganesha seeks from His devotees? The Lord of Obstacle Remover does love the festive fervor, the demonstration of faith and unshakable devotion; but he certainly does not appreciate all the noise and water pollution that follows. Do you want to be a…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 21, 2017
Ganesh Patri

In Ganesh festival, there is a ritual of offering 21 Patri (leaves) to Lord Ganesh during Ganesh puja. This is a time of the year in India when there is greenery everywhere. Most of the plants used in Ganesh ‘patris’ are common household names, and some of them are rare. Earlier all the women in…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 11, 2017
Indian botanical garden

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty. As we celebrate the 70th Independence day, let’s explore India’s real beauty that is depicted through these top 8 botanical gardens; that have stood the test of time and are still beautiful in every aspect. Botanical gardens are meant for research as well as recreation. In botanical…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 7, 2017

A respiratory disease that severely affects the lungs’ ability to function properly, asthma can be very difficult to handle. Most situations are complicated by medicines that are either widely not available or just a concoction of chemicals that may end up doing more harm than good. But did you know that there’s a way to…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 2, 2017
present ideas for friends

This friendship day add a little twist to your friendship, and gift your mates a plant that resembles them. A little creativity will add to all the fun and frolic; and will give you and your partners-in-crime an unforgettable set of memories. Listed below are 12 plants that will personify your friends. Choose the one…

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Green Lifestyle
// July 30, 2017
Rakhi gifts online india

Gardening is a hobby, art, a passion and the best way to express gratitude to Mother Nature. It teaches you patience, love and compassion. The best part of gardening is that you can start it irrespective of time and age. If your sibling loves gardening, then this blog Best Gifting Ideas for Gardeners this Rakshabandhan…

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Green Lifestyle
// July 3, 2017
cherry blossom brooklyn

Undoubtedly, visiting a garden is one of the most refreshing and healing things that you can do. The bright colours, fragrances and flourishing life have the ability to heal our soul and make us feel joys that we have seldom felt. This is the reason so many of us choose to have a home garden…

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Green Lifestyle
// June 28, 2017
examples of alien plants

The plant kingdom is vast, mysterious and sometimes, magical. We bring parts of it to our homes, in our offices, our bedrooms, our gardens and in our environment. Plants have become an almost salient part of our lives, benefitting our way of life and reminding us the importance of nature. But another aspect of the…

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Green Lifestyle
// June 25, 2017
health benefits of berries

Modern day women have quite a lot on their plate. They are workers, managers and leaders in their field; they are innovators always pushing the glass ceiling, they are learners developing new skills and they are one-half of a partnership that takes care of the family. To be able to do all of this and…

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Green Lifestyle
// June 23, 2017
plants that repel mosquitoes

Having a sweet smelling home garden is a true boon. You could come home after a long day, place a chair amid the fragrant greenery and relax and wind down. But a problem with any garden or outdoor environment in the sub-continent is the mosquitoes. They could drain you dry, literally and metaphorically! And with…

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Green Lifestyle
// June 18, 2017
fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants

Our body has pretty complex internal “machinery” that keeps it running. But of course, to run any machine smoothly, you need to give it, not just any fuel, the right fuel. Antioxidants play a significant role in our diet. They have what is scientifically called ORAC or Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. Now, what does this…

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Green Lifestyle
// June 4, 2017
amazing gardens

It’s a well-known fact that our planet is incredibly beautiful and diverse.  There are large spans of landscapes that differ from region to region and offer something unique to our adventurous senses. You’ve also heard about all the wonders of the world, how they were built, their stories and why they are important even today. But…

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Green Lifestyle
// May 28, 2017
why are trees important

On Earth Day, people are looking for ways to express their gratitude towards Mother Earth. Looking at the dire need for reforestation, Earth Day Network has planted tens of millions of trees since 2010. Their goal is to plant 7.8 billion trees for the 50 anniversary of Earth Day in 2020.  This project is named…

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Green Lifestyle
// May 13, 2017
methods of farming

Agriculture land covers about 40 % of the world’s area. The excessive use of poisonous chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides have taken a toll on mother earth by creating environmental imbalance and health hazards on humans and animals. If you are into farming, you have an important role to play in the conservation of natural resources….

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Green Lifestyle
// May 12, 2017
blood pressure tea

Naturally developed medicines are fast becoming the way of modern healing. They have barely any side effects, can be grown and harvested from the comfort of your home, aren’t very expensive and are proving to be very effective. A recent focus of this naturally developed medicine has been towards improving the heart’s health by lowering…

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Green Lifestyle
// May 7, 2017
plants for apartment living

In order to paint your indoors green all you need is to pick the right plants. For an apartment, you need plants that don’t need too much direct sunlight, are easy to grow and maintain, and can brighten up the dead corners. This may seem like a long list, but it shouldn’t stop you from…

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Green Lifestyle
// April 21, 2017
topiary garden

Even the most avid and talented gardener can be found lacking some inspiration at one or the other time. It happens even to the best of us. Thus, the logical next step would be to seek some inspiration in the wide, world. The good thing is that India is one of the most diverse countries…

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Green Lifestyle
// March 12, 2017
celebrating holi with natural colours

Holi is the day to express love with colors, and we want to keep it that way. Artificial Holi colors available in the market are made from chemicals. These chemicals can have dangerous effects on our skin, right from allergic reactions to rashes & skin irritation. There are some horror stories about how artificial colors…

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Green Lifestyle
// March 5, 2017

If you think about it, there’s more than one way to get a colorful garden. Sure, you could just grow amazingly bright flowers and fruits, but there’s one other thing you can do to add some real vibrancy to your garden. You can attract a myriad of pollinators! They will not only light up your…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 26, 2017
marigold flower

Marigolds bring a splash of gold to the garden that is just impressive. It is what takes an ordinary vegetable garden to an ornamental space that you can be proud of and show off to your colleagues. But the benefits of the marigold are more than skin deep which is exactly why they are some…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 19, 2017
magical trees and plants

J.K. Rowling created an unbelievable world when she wrote the Harry Potter series. It was filled with creative magic, the likes of which we had never read before. The books were brought to live by an acclaimed and beloved movie series that was equally successful. The reason Harry Potter works so well is that it…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 12, 2017
night jasmine medicinal uses

The Mogra plant or Jasminum sambac bears white flowers and is an evergreen shrub with dark green foliage. Its speciality is that the flowers bloom only at night and give off a very fragrant aroma. This plant has its roots in the Middle East and has a natural exotic quality about it. There are many reasons…

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Green Lifestyle
// February 8, 2017
habitat of birds

Birds, more than perhaps any other form of life, excite us the most. Their form, colors & melodious calls cannot fail to inspire even the most inexpert among us. All of nature is opportunistic, but birds are perhaps masters of experimenting with new surroundings and conditions. Their remarkable gift of flight has made it possible…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 26, 2017
national tree, flower & fruit

The Republic of India has several national symbols. Many of these symbols signify the value of natural treasure that this great nation possesses. In this blog let’s cast more light on the three national plants of India, viz. the national tree, flower & fruit of India. Following are the National Plants of India: National tree…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 25, 2017
home remedies for diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that is afflicting numerous people around the world. It tends to cause high blood sugar levels over an extended period which can result in dizziness, nausea, fainting or even death. Treating it effectively is a matter that is to be taken very seriously. But what if you could prevent it or…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 22, 2017
deadly foods for humans

Sometimes, it’s hard to keep track of all the things that are and aren’t good for you. Every other week, there’s a new study that shows us why some of our favourite foods may not be as healthy for us as we thought. While that mostly holds true only if we consume large quantities of…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 18, 2017
how to grow plants in plastic bottles

If you’re a big fan of DIY projects, then this is another perfect opportunity to brush up your creativity. But if you feel that these projects haven’t been your strongest suit so far then this may be the best place to start because it isn’t very difficult. In the end, you can even add personal…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 8, 2017
feng shui plants for home

You may have heard the term Feng Shui before but maybe you don’t quite understand how to make it useful for yourself. Well simply, Feng Shui is a collection of Chinese laws that determine the flow of energy in space or a room according to the way that everything is arranged in that room. The…

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Green Lifestyle
// January 1, 2017
balancing chakras

For a healthy individual, it is important to align the seven energy centres or the seven chakras. Energy centres when out of balance can create tensions, stress and a feeling of mental imbalance in a person. So, while we can work these chakras at a spiritual level through meditation, we must also supplement these efforts…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 28, 2016
fruits for immunity boost

Fruits are such an essential part of our diet. But is that just because we’re told to eat fruits by our parents at an early age? They are presented to us as the healthy alternative to sweets and candy. We might have read about their benefits here and there, but it is so important to…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 16, 2016

We love adding a bit of spice to our food to give a bit more “kick.” Peppers are a go-to fruit (that’s right, they aren’t vegetables) when you want to make something hotter or spicier. But have you ever wondered why that is? Why do these multi-coloured varieties of fruits pack such a punch? Well,…

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Green Lifestyle
// December 11, 2016
garden vastu shastra tips

While the notion of Vastu Shastra seems to be commonplace in the home, most people don’t actually tend to practice it in the other (crucial) part of the home. Where’s that, you ask? Well, the garden of course! We love tending to our plants, making sure that the flowers are blooming, that the fruits are…

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Green Lifestyle
// November 25, 2016
lucky plant

If you’re an avid gardener, then you share a special relationship with your plants. You maintain them because they offer some sentimental value to you and some emotional support. But did you know that your plants can also be tied to your horoscope and bring you some much-needed luck? Yeap, that’s right! We all have…

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Green Lifestyle
// November 18, 2016
how to peel garlic

Whether you’re cooking an elaborate dinner or a simple meal for one, leaving behind a messy kitchen will always be in the back of your mind. This is especially problematic if you have to peel garlic. Yes, it adds tremendous amounts of flavor, but it often takes a lot of effort to peel garlic and…

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Green Lifestyle
// November 12, 2016
story of tulsi vivah

Indian culture has many traditions that go back further than most people know. To this very day, they are a part of our everyday lives, and they continue to affect our lifestyles. It’s often the case of living with one foot in the past and one foot in the present. However, it is so important…

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Green Lifestyle
// November 2, 2016
Healing Plants

Diwali is the festival of lights and colors that brings happiness and prosperity to many. People come out of their homes and burst crackers as a symbol of joy. Unfortunately, lack of precautions lead to mishappenings causing accidents, burns, and bruises. The minor burns can be cured by home remedies and heal on their own….

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Green Lifestyle
// October 30, 2016
Eco friendly Diwali

Diwali is the festival of light. It is the darkest and deepest night of the year. It is on this night that India glitters.  All Indian festivals are historically in line with seasonal agricultural activities. By this time of the year, Indian farmers would have sold their last season’s agricultural produce in the market. And…

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Green Lifestyle
// October 10, 2016
Apta leaves & zendu flowers

Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami is one of the most important Indian festivals. On the eve of Dussehra, multiple ancient historical events occurred, that marked the victory of truth over evil. The victory of Durga over the demon Mahishasura, Victory of Ram over Ravan, the end of Pandava’s exile & much more significantly positive things…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 30, 2016
healthy vegetables

According to dieticians and health experts, each adult must consume 300 gm of vegetables per day.  125 gm leafy vegetables, 100 gm roots/tubers & 75 gm of fruiting vegetables. Vegetables are the only affordable & natural source of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants. These ‘protective foods’ ensure human health & overall physical well-being. Vegetables are an…

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Green Lifestyle
// September 5, 2016
Natural healing using gardening

Modern lives can get quite hectic, frenetic and challenging. You tend to be continuously on the move, constantly on the edge and always worried about meeting some goal or the other. While we all often have no choice but to face this, things can get completely out of hand if we’re not careful. Mental burnout…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 22, 2016
Green Thumb Gardening

When you go to your friend’s thriving home garden and see beautifully ripe apples, tomatoes and cherries and blooming lavenders and lilies, you get that itch of wanting to try it out for yourself. But then you just say to yourself, “She/He has a green thumb, there’s no way I could ever get a garden…

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Green Lifestyle
// June 29, 2016
Harvesting Rainwater

It’s no secret that water is a limited resource, one that is so very crucial to our survival. If you count the ways and times you use water even in one week, you would have quite a list in your hand. As such, it becomes our responsibility to not only use this resource diligently but…

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Green Lifestyle
// April 7, 2016

In the digital era, when stress is taking a toll on everyone irrespective of the age and occupation it has become important to find an antidote for this fast approaching ailment. We cannot give up on our lives, schedules, dreams and aspirations but we definitely can find a way out to reduce the physical and…

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Green Lifestyle
// March 11, 2016
sustainable farming

What is Sustainable Agriculture? Sustainable Agriculture can be defined as the method of producing food, fiber, other plants or animal products using environment friendly farming techniques. Sustainable agriculture is often compared to organic farming. However, both are different concepts. The fundamental difference between Organic and Sustainable Agriculture are as follows: 1. Certification: Organic farms need…

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