In the midst of the buzzing sounds of Mogappair, Chennai, rests Jaswant Singh’s quaint and sprawling garden that instantly transports you to a quiet countryside, away from the sounds of traffic, hawkers and hecklers.
Jaswant is a builder by profession and grew his garden pot-by-pot only out of interest, and began 35 years back. From humble beginnings like Korean and Mexican grass, he has grown to 300 sandalwood trees, each over 35 feet tall. He also has over 350 herbal plants, 60 varieties of fruiting plants, a variety of bonsai plants, a kitchen garden, indoor plants and even solar power unit.
How did this all happen? “I don’t know any biology or botany.................Read more
Source: The New Indian Express