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Dr Sanjay Nigam, an accidental gardener has an adenium laboratory and he grows from seed, hand grafts and regularly repots

Game show: Who will have the best garden after lockdown?

Hindustan Times | By Karishma Kuenzang
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 03:35 PM IST
The eco-warrior, the one who sings to her plants, or the first-time gardener? Or you?
Sambhaji Garden on Jangali Maharaj road has been locked since the beginning of the lockdown.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Sambhaji Garden on Jangali Maharaj road has been locked since the beginning of the lockdown.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

200 gardens in the city and Rs 2 crore loss stares PMC

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 06:11 PM IST
In 2020, the civic body was expecting double revenue from city gardens but the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic dashed their hopes
The permitted area for landscaping can be used for planting grass, ornamental shrubs, cactus, seasonal flowers and ornamental trees only.(HT PHOTO)
The permitted area for landscaping can be used for planting grass, ornamental shrubs, cactus, seasonal flowers and ornamental trees only.(HT PHOTO)

Making gardens on road berms not allowed: GMADA

Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 12:55 AM IST
Landscaping only allowed on or in front of premises on internal roads in sectors
The BMC is in the process of drafting a policy regarding the 1,068 gardens and playgrounds in the city, with the aim of improving them.(HT image)
The BMC is in the process of drafting a policy regarding the 1,068 gardens and playgrounds in the city, with the aim of improving them.(HT image)

Should Mumbai civic body’s gardens charge fee? Locals divided

Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 05:56 AM IST
Many have also suggested that more focus be given to creating facilities for pets; designing a garden eco-system which works for the physically-challenged; extending the timings of gardens and more.
The Mumbai civic body will now join cities like Delhi and Bengaluru with it’s proposal to make vertical gardens on Metro and Monorail pillars(Hindustan Times)
The Mumbai civic body will now join cities like Delhi and Bengaluru with it’s proposal to make vertical gardens on Metro and Monorail pillars(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai Metro, monorail to get vertical gardens on their pillars

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2019 03:17 PM IST
Last year, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) proposed to beautify about 23 spaces under bridges in the city, along with making vertical gardens on its pillars.
General view of the road in Clapham, south London, Monday July 1, 2019, where the body of a suspected stowaway is believed to have fallen from a passenger plane and was found in a garden, after police attended Sunday following the discovery.(AP File Photo)
General view of the road in Clapham, south London, Monday July 1, 2019, where the body of a suspected stowaway is believed to have fallen from a passenger plane and was found in a garden, after police attended Sunday following the discovery.(AP File Photo)

Body of plane stowaway lands near London man sunbathing in his garden

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 05:37 PM IST
A photograph published in The Sun newspaper on Tuesday showed paving stones in the garden smashed and the ground dented.
A doctor examining a patient at a government hospital. (Representative picture).(LightRocket via Getty Images)
A doctor examining a patient at a government hospital. (Representative picture).(LightRocket via Getty Images)

Review: My Father’s Garden by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Hindustan Times | By Avantika Mehta
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:55 PM IST
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar explores politics, caste, and sexuality to tell the story of a gay Santhal
What do you think about this special auto?(Reddit/Bangali Baba)
What do you think about this special auto?(Reddit/Bangali Baba)

Auto driver in Kolkata plants garden on vehicle, impresses Internet

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 06:48 PM IST
The hatke idea and the driver’s message has won over many.
Named Timeless Garden of Verses, the garden has inscriptions of verses from poems and songs on stones across the park.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Named Timeless Garden of Verses, the garden has inscriptions of verses from poems and songs on stones across the park.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

An art-filled garden that brings people together

Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 01:33 PM IST
At several spots in the garden, verses from poems and songs are inscribed on stones, hence the name. Most of the letters on those have faded out, but some remain, such as the jazz classic ‘Autumn Leaves’.
Opposition leader Dilip Barate also criticised the expenditure and said the BJP was spending tax payers money indiscriminately. (Image for representation purpose only)(HT/PHOTO)
Opposition leader Dilip Barate also criticised the expenditure and said the BJP was spending tax payers money indiscriminately. (Image for representation purpose only)(HT/PHOTO)

Pune Municipal Corporation justifies Rs 3.5 crore topiary garden at Salisbury Park

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 04:12 PM IST
The garden which has been proposed by BJP’s Shrinath Bhimale said that the garden is unique concept and that is why the cost of the trees is high
Author Ruskin Bond’s ghost stories will come to life with a web series titled Parchayee — Ghost Stories.(Santosh Harhare/HT Photo)
Author Ruskin Bond’s ghost stories will come to life with a web series titled Parchayee — Ghost Stories.(Santosh Harhare/HT Photo)

When I run out of people to write about, I cook up ghosts: Ruskin Bond

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2019 04:46 PM IST
Author Ruskin Bond talks about his stories being adapted for a digital platform for the first time.
These spaces will come up near flyovers and skywalks at Byculla, Parel, Elphinstone Road, Worli, Bandra, Andheri, Jogeshwari, Vikhroli, Goregaon, Kurla and Chembur.(HT)
These spaces will come up near flyovers and skywalks at Byculla, Parel, Elphinstone Road, Worli, Bandra, Andheri, Jogeshwari, Vikhroli, Goregaon, Kurla and Chembur.(HT)

Mumbai to get 22 gardens below flyovers, skywalks

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 01:19 AM IST
Vertical gardens or living walls are a concept where plants are rooted along a wall and they receive water and nutrients through a source fitted on the top of the wall.
There will be food and alcohol at the venue, and just a sprinkling of chairs so guests can make themselves comfortable anywhere on the ground.(Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)
There will be food and alcohol at the venue, and just a sprinkling of chairs so guests can make themselves comfortable anywhere on the ground.(Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)

Shhh... NCPA invites youngsters in, throws open ‘secret garden’ for gigs

Hindustan Times | By Anesha George, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 12:38 AM IST
Expect indie bands and stand-up comics; beer and sandwiches. ‘We want to show our walls are not too high and we can be informal,’ says music curator.
String a colourful hammock across the branches of trees.(Shutterstock)
String a colourful hammock across the branches of trees.(Shutterstock)

9 creative ideas to beautify and maximise your small garden

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 11:01 AM IST
Do you have a garden or a green patch at home? Here are some great ideas to jazz up the space.
Neem helps rejuvenate your skin, and prevents recurrence of acne and blemishes.(Shutterstock)
Neem helps rejuvenate your skin, and prevents recurrence of acne and blemishes.(Shutterstock)

6 herbs for your kitchen garden, from tulsi to triphala to Guduchi, more

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 02:42 PM IST
You can stay healthy if you include some herbs in your daily diet. Some of them, like Tulsi, ashvagandha and neem are among the best Ayurvedic herbs to add to your diet for long-term good health.
Visually impaired students take a walk on the tactile pathway in the sensory garden on Friday.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Visually impaired students take a walk on the tactile pathway in the sensory garden on Friday.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

A sensory garden for the visually impaired that promises to engage all your five senses

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 03:05 PM IST
A first of its kind in Pune, the carefully designed garden allows visually impaired students from the Technical Training Institute of Poona Blind Men’s Association (PBMA) to ‘feel’ and understand their surroundings.
A visit to Ram Nagar colony last week revealed that on a number of majestic trees, entire branches have been cut from the trunk itself.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)
A visit to Ram Nagar colony last week revealed that on a number of majestic trees, entire branches have been cut from the trunk itself.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

Pune civic body must prevent ruthless hacking of trees, say Tree Authority members

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 04:14 PM IST
Tree authority members voice concern about ruthless tree cutting which is clear violation of the permission
This photo provided by The Metropolitan Museum of Art shows Edouard Manet's ‘The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil,’ oil on canvas 1874.(AP)
This photo provided by The Metropolitan Museum of Art shows Edouard Manet's ‘The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil,’ oil on canvas 1874.(AP)

Exhibit at the Met in New York traces the history and influence of French gardens

Associated Press, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 11:26 AM IST
’Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence,’ consists of 175 paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, illustrated books, and even period watering cans and gardening tools.
A vertical garden at a Bridge near COEP in Pune.(HT PHOTO)
A vertical garden at a Bridge near COEP in Pune.(HT PHOTO)

Pune Metro pillars to go green with vertical gardens

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 03:01 PM IST
The metro pillars in city will be covered by a mesh like frame, on which small pots with plants will be mounted.
Babur Gardens, the original setting where a lot of Mughal art originated.(Wikimedia Commons)
Babur Gardens, the original setting where a lot of Mughal art originated.(Wikimedia Commons)

This rare exhibition in Kabul brings art lovers a taste of Mughal art back home

Reuters, Kabul | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 05:18 PM IST
“King Babur’s Kabul: Cradle of the Mughal Empire” displays a selection of high quality reproductions of some of the masterpieces of the Timurid and Mughal periods from the mid-16th century, one of Central Asia’s richest cultural eras.
The grenade was discovered by residents of the area in a mound of mud inside the garden.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
The grenade was discovered by residents of the area in a mound of mud inside the garden.(HT REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

Live grenade found at garden on NIBM-Undri road in Kondhwa

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 11:29 PM IST
The grenade was discovered in the garden next to Konark Indrayu, a residential society less than a kilometre from a popular mall, police said.
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