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Savista, at Village Sanjharia, Off Ajmer Road, Jaipur 302026, Rajasthan

Organic Farming at Savista

At Savista, we are just entering our kharif agricultural season. The Indian kharif agricultural season coincides with the monsoons. It spans the months starting from late June / mid-July when the rains start ( depending on the region concerned), and[…]

Of Monsoon Rhythms and Golden Orioles

The delayed heavy rains following upon the first pre-monsoon showers that we reported on in our last post did the disappearing trick, and once again the onset of the full-scale monsoon was delayed. Once again, there was a fairly long[…]

The rains have arrived!

We have been having fairly regular thunder showers through the last fortnight and, from the day following the summer solstice, these brief and furious showers have been a daily occurrence. But  it was only late last evening that the rains in[…]

Savista’s Guests : Ken and Janine’s Story

Last year, it was at around this time, when the rains had set in but it was not raining everyday to keep the temperature cool, and the days were super hot and muggy.  Ken phoned from ‘somewhere in India’ to[…]

Jaipur Seasons – Hello Autumn!

Today, nature in Jaipur has declared autumn. We had a few early signs around September 27, when the Parijat and Orange Jasmine – which flower only during the autumn months – suddenly came into bloom.  There was a nip in[…]