How to successfully sprout vegetable seeds the natural way

There are many ways to sprout seeds. My favorite way is to mimic nature’s process. That is by replicating birds, reptiles and mammals eating the fruit and excreting the seeds. However, certain plants have their own unique way of procreation like black pepper. Black pepper is usually planted using cuttings and not by seed. In the wild, pepper vine will spread its new tentacle to an adjunct tree and start…

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How to Grow Kanthari Mulaku – Bird’s Eye Chili of Kerala

Kanthari chili grows upward facing sky

KANTHARI MULAKU (Jeeraka Paranki/Bird’s Eye Chili/Thai Pepper) are some of the common names of this chili. Kanthari mulaku is a chili pepper commonly found in Kerala, Meghalaya and few other Asian countries. Some also call it Mouse/Rat droppings.It is know as bird’s eye chili because birds love to pick the ripe chili, Black drongo is one of the main contender for eating bird’s eye chili in Kerala. Chilies are very…

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