Archive for July, 2009

Egg plant – from seeds to curry

July 13, 2009

The experience of growing vegetables is beyond compare, the joy can only be felt.

I started the long purple eggplant variety which is hard to find here, and the taste of the curry prepared by my mother was continuously  inspiring me to grow it.

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I used a 5ltr vegetable oil plastic container to plant the sapling, the potting mix contained peat (50)+perlite(20)+vermi compost and other organic manure(20).

And weekly feed of a water soluble fertilizer was all it took.

 

 

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The plant grew rapidly and soon started flowering.

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This was the gift the plant gave me when I returned back from my overseas travel.

 

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The very next day the curry was on my plate.

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Oh it was delicious.

Thank you nature. I really owe a lot to you.