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Plant Doctor

Everything you need to know about caring for your plants.
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Plantopedia

It's all about different types of plants, Know your plants!
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Seeds Of My Life

Your experience with plants and nature.
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Nurturing Green: The Inside Story

The inside stories, thoughts and happenings at Nurturing Green!

Trending Stories

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A Developing Nation’s Greatest Threat - Indoor Air Pollution

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#AadatBadloChallenge

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This Diwali, #AadatBadlo

This Diwali, think out of the box and gift green to your loved ones! Nayi Diwali, nayi tohfa!

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Beginners Guide To Vegetable Gardening

It doesn’t matter if you’re a novice or an expert at gardening, or even if it’s merely a hobby - gardening, giving love and care to plants and watching them grow is something which gives all of us a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. The only thing that makes it better is when the plants that we grow give something back to us!

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Pocket-Friendly Ways To Go Green This Diwali

Diwali is almost here, and so is pollution, noise, excess plastic and gifts. It has its good and bad moments. Consider this - a green Diwali.

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Indian Bloggers Who Will Make You Want To Go Green

For green enthusiasts like us, it’s difficult to find some quality Green Ambassadors in this haystack of bloggers. So, we have compiled a list of the top Indian bloggers who will make you want to #GoGreen!

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Lucky Plants According To Your Zodiac Sign

Plants always give out good vibes - whether they’re kept on your bedside table, your work desk, or even adorning your living room! They’re also considered auspicious in Feng Shui and are an integral part of any home’s indoor decor! But did you know that they also bring extra good luck based on your zodiac sign?

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Beginners Guide To Herb Gardening

Herb gardening sounds daunting, but is really quite easy if done in the right way. We, at Nurturing Green share this passion of easy, at-home gardening and have compiled a list of everything you need to know as a beginner herb gardener.

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Wabi-Sabi: Your Imperfect House Is The Hottest Trend Of 2018

A home based on wabi-sabi incorporates both natural and manmade elements and shows off incompleteness and asymmetry, highlighting the philosophy of ‘beauty in imperfection’. We, at Nurturing Green are embracing this latest trend of 2018 and have compiled a list of simple ways to make your house weathered, yet elegant.

 

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Use And Grow - The Latest Green Trend

The peak of being eco-friendly lies in recycling and reusing. The concept of #UseAndGrow captures this essence perfectly. It’s a relatively new trend in the world. It involves seeds pressed into everyday items like notebooks, pencils, bags, etc.

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Top 9 Low-Maintenance Indoor Plants

Want plants around the house but think they're too high-maintenance? Fear not! Here’s a list of the low-maintenance plants to make your life easier, while making your indoor decor more aesthetic.

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Green Wedding Favours

“Green Mehendi favours equal happy guests!”

Beautiful bride Visha Chauhan talks about her #GreenWedding.

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Jute Grow Bags - The Happiness Series

Nurturing Green presents a brand new range of jute grow bags - for the health and environmentally conscious urban gardener. You can now grow organic and healthy plants in eco-friendly grow bags!! We have a wide range of sizes to make your gardening experience ideal for various surroundings - indoor or outdoor.

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Self-Watering Planters - Made For The Urban Gardener

You never have to lose a plant because of waterlogging or dry spells now! In the daily hustle, it can become cumbersome to keep track of how much and when to water your plants. But fear not, we have a solution! Our line of self-watering planters is now live, made for the urban gardener!

 

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Setting up a bottle garden

Everyone would have often heard of terrace garden or kitchen garden but have you heard of bottle garden! Well few might have already have heard on it. Bottle Garden sounds strange it is also known as miniature garden as ....

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Elements of a Green Home

Does that ring a bell? Still not? Surely you should read this post till end. The complete world is doing something or the other, in tits and bits, and some of you are still sitting and just reading the stories? This is an alarming summers....

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Green Goals

I was reading my Sunday times, and there I saw an article on Green goals. The title was so catchy and so was the write up. (Yes, I copied my title from there). It was all about the green color scheme and why it should be the new in trend for the paint....

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9 Pet Friendly indoor Houseplants

I am not a lover of animals and pets. So never gave too much thought about their well being, care and upbringing. But my friends have pets and they love them like their children. I see them to be very particular about their food, hygiene, vaccinations and....

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How climate change will affect our health

The people who talk a lot about climatic changes are well aware of the effects it causes to our health and body as well. We are creating awareness regarding the aftermath of all the environmental hazards in regards to population, wild life....

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World’s 5 most pressing environmental issues

With this Environment day, many organizations and NGOs are creating awareness regarding the many issues of environment and the related aftermaths. If one sees over the internet, they will get to know the negative affects....

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The Devil called Deforestation

Oh My Good Lord! When I read the articles on enormous environmental issues, I, as a reader, am forced to be afraid of the disastrous affects it’s creating. They are definitely grave issues which are leading to the banishment of wildlife and will act as a slow poison towards....

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Carbon Footprints

After so much talking about carbon emissions, greenhouse gas emissions, it has become imperative for all of us to know about carbon footprints and the ways to reduce them. So keeping....

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How to take care of plants in summer

Sometimes reading newspaper can give you lots more healthy and applicable information apart from the current scenarios happening around the globe. One such piece of information I read was a....

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Interesting tips to maintain Succulents indoor

I do have a special liking for plants, totally in love with plush green. As a result, I have lots of indoor plants as well as outdoor plants in my home. And, I particularly use lots of....

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10 Home plants for positive vibes

While buying the plants, I give less of a thought as to where to place them. I love so much of green, that I want most corners in my home to be filled with p....

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Why to use an Air Purifier Plants

Have you had to leave a party or your dinner guests due to an attack of asthma or an allergic reaction to allergens floating in the air? Not only is it emba...

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Stop Breathing Poison! Breathe healthy with NASA recommended natural Air Purifying Plants.

The air pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and other parts of the country are DANGEROUSLY high after Diwali this year. People celebrated Diwali with bright colorful crackers but woke up to a morning of thick layer of smog, haze and hazardous pollution levels...

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Delhi-NCR air pollution become DANGEROUSLY high. Here is how to safeguard yourself.

The air pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and other parts of the country are DANGEROUSLY high after Diwali this year. People celebrated Diwali with bright colorful crackers but woke up to a morning of thick layer of smog, haze and hazardous pollution levels...

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Top 3 Diwali Gift Ideas

Diwali, the festival of lights and delight, is certainly the biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s a festival that is celebrated by one and all. The lights, celebrations, happiness, parties....

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Let the Gifts do the talking!

Buying a corporate gift for your clients or customers has never been very difficult with the availability and variety of products online and offline. But the real challenge is find....

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Nurture the bond of love this Rakhi

What a pure and amazing bond we share with our brothers and sisters. It’s hard to explain this relation in words. It is a blend of love and fights! Yes, we fight very...

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Battle Against Pollution!

Help us fight air pollution and spread awareness! This video aims to educate people and especially our future generation about the adverse effects of Air pollution and what we can do to overcome it.

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Can't Sleep? Here are 5 plants that can help you sleep better.

After a long and tiring day, all you wish for is a good night sleep. But there are some nights when you want to sleep but you can’t. This is because you are tossing and turning for hours and waiting to fall asleep. This is generally due to stress...

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10 Houseplants to de-stress your homes and worspaces

Take care of your plant, give it that drink of water and your plant will return the favor in multifold. Houseplants are a truly delightful addition to your interiors...

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Why do plants turn yellow? by Suvi Srivastava

I am very fond of greenery and plants. But I don't have much knowledge of maintaining them. So I prefer low maintenance plants. They will live longer with my kind of a person...

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How to repot houseplants

Every plant needs to be repotted at some point of time. It gives them more space to spread their roots and grow healthy; otherwise they may get pot bound. The best time to repot is the spring season, when roots grow...

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5 Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

Indoor plants not just add greenery to your space but also become your friends, interact with you and add meaning to your home. They are more than just ‘green things’. As responsible citizens...

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Top 10 Air Purifying Plant

According to a WHO survey of 1600 world cities, the air quality of Delhi is the worst of any of the major cities in the world. Other cities like Gwalior, Raipur, Patna, Agra, Lucknow, Faridabad, Ahmedabad and Varanasi also have alarming levels of air pollution...

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Scrap to Plant. Clean to Green.

We Indians are very sentimental about our material possessions, even the ones we don’t use and find it hard to adopt to the policy of use-and-throw like the west.  But what we don’t realize is...

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3 Stories of my life - An Entrepreneur

Well here comes my 2nd blog telling 3 stories of my life ! While I’m getting older (both in age & experience) as an Entrepreneur , I feel like sharing some Gyan for people who want to startup or are in their early stages...

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Behind The Scenes At Nurturing Green

Our young and enthusiastic team at Nurturing Green obsesses a lot on work but doesn't let go of the fun at any point. Here is a small sneak peak of the fun that we have...

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Secret recipe to a happy home: Natural Plants

With over consumption of our natural resources, knocking down of all open spaces and construction everywhere for maximum usage of space, our environment is becoming nothing but a concrete jungle. Our kids...

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10 Houseplants You Can’t Kill – Forget the green thumb!

Too much water, too little water, too much sunlight, no light at all, yellow leaves, pruning… we’ve heard it all. We understand it’s hard for some to understand what different plants need. We know you are pressed...

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Love is in the air... Again!

Winter is on its decay and we are about to enter into the week of love- ‘The Valentine’s week’.  Valentine’s week has always reminded me of my early days in DU. We were a bunch of girls entering into our twenties… 

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Death By Breath

How does it feel when you’re trying to do everything right but deep down you already know that you’re doing something horribly wrong? This is exactly how I feel when raising my 7 year old daughter...

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How To Take Care Of Indoor Plants

Getting home a plant is like getting home a life. You will need to nurture it with love and care. So it becomes important to see and understand the set-up and environment of your space before you bring home a plant…

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Top 10 Worst Mother's Day Gifts

It’s that magical time of the year when you want to let your mom know how much you love her and appreciate her for everything she has done and keeps doing for you without saying and expecting anything. 

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#FreshAirMatters

You wouldn’t eat stale bread. You wouldn’t drink contaminated water. Then why expose yourself and your loved ones to polluted air?

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Annu Grover takes the #AadatBadloChallenge

I wish to change our family habits to bring smiles on all our faces & also leave a livable Earth our kiddos will be proud of ! 

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Nurturing Green's Top 5 Air Purifying Plants

We understand the struggle to maintain a healthy breathing environment and we have a large variety of NASA recommended air purifying plants at our retail stores and on our website. Here’s a list of the 5 most popular air-purifying plants.

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Pick The Perfect Bonsai For Your House

Bonsai is a symbol of peace, harmony and balance. It has the grandeur of a full-grown tree, yet can fit in the palm of your hand. It has so many varieties, and we’re here to help you pick the best one for your indoor decor!

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Plants With A Purpose - Functional Plants And Why You Need Them

Plants aren’t there to just stand and look pretty… Some are plants with a purpose! Functionals plants are a daily part of our lives, but you’d be surprised at how little you know about the real purpose of these household plants.

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Winter Blooms - Plants That Flower In Winters

We are big-time flower and plant enthusiasts and we want to help you grow some flowers in your home garden when no one expects it!

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India's Top Sustainable Fashion Brands

In India, sustainable fashion is a relatively new trend which designers have just started following. We, at Nurturing Green, are a huge fan of this concept, and have compiled a list of Indian sustainable fashion brands.

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10 Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Climate change is not a conspiracy theory! Climate change is very much real and is in desperate need of our attention and immediate actions. Adopt a green lifestyle and encourage your loved ones to go green, too!

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Air-purifying Plants That Freshen Up Your Bathroom

Indoor air pollution can be upto 5 times more harmful and deadly than outdoor air pollution. These NASA recommended air purifying plants will help you freshen up your home and office environment in places where the indoor air pollution is at its peak - like the bathroom.

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Setting up a bottle garden

Everyone would have often heard of terrace garden or kitchen garden but have you heard of bottle garden! Well few might have already have heard on it. Bottle Garden sounds strange it is also known as miniature garden as ....

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Sunlight Management in 5 Nurturing Green Plants

Just like water, sun and sunlight also plays a very important role in the growth and health of a plant. As for us humans as well, we require sunlight for obtaining Vitamin D which is vital for our bones....

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Details on Urban Heat Island effect

In today’s scenario, it’s imperative to know about Urban Heat Island Effect. With the fastening urbanization, this is the immediate threat we all are facing as a society. I stay in Gurgaon for the past 3 years and have witnessed....

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9 Pet Friendly indoor Houseplants

I am not a lover of animals and pets. So never gave too much thought about their well being, care and upbringing. But my friends have pets and they love them like their children. I see them to be very particular about their food, hygiene, vaccinations and....

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Top 5 things to recycle for Green Home

These days we are comparatively more aware and updated in terms of our surroundings than the lost ages. In my school days, social studies comprised of general weathers, different parts of the world, different species existing, wildlife, birds....

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Carbon Footprints

After so much talking about carbon emissions, greenhouse gas emissions, it has become imperative for all of us to know about carbon footprints and the ways to reduce them. So keeping....

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Interesting tips to maintain Succulents indoor

I do have a special liking for plants, totally in love with plush green. As a result, I have lots of indoor plants as well as outdoor plants in my home. And, I particularly use lots of....

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Why to use an Air Purifier Plants

Have you had to leave a party or your dinner guests due to an attack of asthma or an allergic reaction to allergens floating in the air? Not only is it emba...

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Stop Breathing Poison! Breathe healthy with NASA recommended natural Air Purifying Plants.

The air pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and other parts of the country are DANGEROUSLY high after Diwali this year. People celebrated Diwali with bright colorful crackers but woke up to a morning of thick layer of smog, haze and hazardous pollution levels...

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Delhi-NCR air pollution become DANGEROUSLY high. Here is how to safeguard yourself.

The air pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and other parts of the country are DANGEROUSLY high after Diwali this year. People celebrated Diwali with bright colorful crackers but woke up to a morning of thick layer of smog, haze and hazardous pollution levels...

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Top 3 Diwali Gift Ideas

Diwali, the festival of lights and delight, is certainly the biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s a festival that is celebrated by one and all. The lights, celebrations, happiness, parties....

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Nurture the bond of love this Rakhi

What a pure and amazing bond we share with our brothers and sisters. It’s hard to explain this relation in words. It is a blend of love and fights! Yes, we fight very...

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Battle Against Pollution!

Help us fight air pollution and spread awareness! This video aims to educate people and especially our future generation about the adverse effects of Air pollution and what we can do to overcome it.

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Carmona Bonsai by Manoj Khatri

Carmona tree also known as ( Fukien tree ) is a species of flowering plant in the borage family. Its specific epithet comes from the latin retusus , with refrence to the leaf apex...

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3 Challenges Of A Growth Stage Entrepreneur

So here comes the 3rd blog from my desk. Those who reading my blog first time, here is the motivation to read further. I run a Bootstrapped Startup called Nurturing Green! We are a 100+ Organization with presence in 9 cities...

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Plantopedia - A few frequently asked questions!

A quick view of some of the most frequently asked questions and concerns for indoor plants. Watch now to find your answers....

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Scrap to Plant. Clean to Green.

We Indians are very sentimental about our material possessions, even the ones we don’t use and find it hard to adopt to the policy of use-and-throw like the west.  But what we don’t realize is...

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3 Stories of my life - An Entrepreneur

Well here comes my 2nd blog telling 3 stories of my life ! While I’m getting older (both in age & experience) as an Entrepreneur , I feel like sharing some Gyan for people who want to startup or are in their early stages...

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Secret recipe to a happy home: Natural Plants

With over consumption of our natural resources, knocking down of all open spaces and construction everywhere for maximum usage of space, our environment is becoming nothing but a concrete jungle. Our kids...

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10 Houseplants You Can’t Kill – Forget the green thumb!

Too much water, too little water, too much sunlight, no light at all, yellow leaves, pruning… we’ve heard it all. We understand it’s hard for some to understand what different plants need. We know you are pressed...

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Open Letter To Mr. Narendra Modi

I am a mid-age housewife and I live in South Delhi with my husband and our beautiful eight year old daughter, whom we fondly named Prakriti because of my deep love to nature. My husband owns a…

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Top 10 Worst Mother's Day Gifts

It’s that magical time of the year when you want to let your mom know how much you love her and appreciate her for everything she has done and keeps doing for you without saying and expecting anything. 

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Mother's Day - Green Gifting By Suvi Shah

Being a mother is learning about the strengths you didn't know you had,and dealing with fears you didn't know existed. - Linda Wooten. I can very well relate with these lines as these sum up the feelings of each mother for their child...