Planter's Diary

Lifescapes

Archive for the ‘Coffee’ Category

Coffee Harvesting – Part 1  
January 23rd, 2014 by Ganesh H. R.

Coffee Harvesting – Part 1

Coffee blossoms appear during the month of January, when sprinklers are fixed in the estate and water falls like artificial rain in the coffee estate for over 5 hours. The coffee plants begin germinating and the sprinklers are shifted to another plot. The plants take five days to produce the coffee blossom. The coffee plantations then look like jasmine flower gardens. Read more

Posted in Coffee, Destination, Nature, Plantation | No Comments
The Planter’s Bungalow  
August 23rd, 2013 by Poornima Dasharathi

The Planter’s Bungalow

Living in a Bungalow surrounded by Coffee Plantations seems surreal. If the Bungalow is an old Planters’ Bungalow from the 1800s, it adds to the charm of the entire estate. The Bungalows come in different sizes – large and still larger – for I haven’t seen a small compact Planter’s Bungalow yet.

Read more

Posted in Coffee, Culture, Destination, Plantation | 1 Comment
The Coffee Story  
July 20th, 2013 by Ganesh H. R.

The Coffee Story

It all happened in Ethiopia (Africa) where a Goatherd Kaldi was out on the greens with his flock. The goats that had been nibbling at some red berries began frisking and romping in the moonlight. He ran to the monastery pale and trembling, “The goats are bewitched!” he panted. Read more

Posted in Coffee, Culture, Destination, Farming, Nature, Plantation | No Comments
Sipping the World’s Most Expensive Brew!  
June 4th, 2013 by Sanjay Sivadas

Sipping the World’s Most Expensive Brew!

When you are in Coorg you can drink in not just the beauty of the surroundings but also sip the most expensive brew in the world, namely Civet Coffee. Read more

Posted in Coffee, Destination, Farming, Mammal, Nature, Plantation | No Comments