These technical articles are written with
Indian conditions and the Indian nursery
scenario in mind. They are a work in progress
and will be upgraded and new ones added
from time to time.
Any corrections or suggestions for improvement
The move from growing
ornamental plants (and others such as fruit
plants) in the ground to containers of various
kinds is a growing trend world wide. Some
thoughts on the reasons and advantages of
: A good, light weight and
clean soil less media is a corner stone
of modern pot plant production. This article
explains the basics of developing and use
of such a media in India and is based on
my 20 years of experience with using various
soil less media.
: a routine fertilizing program
is vital for commercial pot plant production.
This article explains the basics of fertilizers
and their practical use under our conditions
and is based on our own practices.