16 Dec

Interview with Muhammad Khabbab

This is first interview in Meet Master Gardeners series. Today, I am interviewing Muhammad Khabbab – a passionate gardener and founder of Gardening in Pakistan forum. Khabbab also writes his gardening blog and loves to photograph plants in his lovely garden. Here is my favorite article from his blog: Tips for buying plants from nursery. Here […]

15 Nov

Delicate, Awesome Frangipani

Frangipani (Buy plants online) is one of the most exotic and widely grown flowering trees. Its sweet scented flowers, rich colorful blossoms and lush green leaves make it a center of attraction in any garden landscape. Originally belonging to Mexico, Jamaica and Ecuador, Frangipani can be seen is almost all tropical and sub-tropical regions of the […]

22 Sep

Melia Azedarach, the Persian Lilac

This is my tenth post in the Native Trees of Pakistan series. Today, I am featuring Melia Azedarach. Melia Azedarach is a fast-growing but short-lived tree. Also known as Chinaberry, Persian Lilac, White Cedar, Ceylon Cedar and Bead Tree, Melia Azedarach belongs to Meliaceae family and grows widely in Pakistan, India, southern China, and Australia. […]

14 Sep

The Banyan Tree

This is my ninth post in the Native Trees of Pakistan series. Today, I am featuring the Banyan tree because I believe the series would remain incomplete without the mention of the Banyan tree (Ficus Benghalensis). Banyan, locally knows as Borh, is an important part of the landscape, fiction and life of the Indian sub-continent. […]