Planting trees

Big spreading trees like mango and tall trees like coconut etc. should not be planted in the east, north and north-east of a plot with building. It will obstruct the morning sun rays. Big trees can be grown in south and west sides.

Tree like, coconut, betal, neem, margosa, ashoka, sandal and plants like tulsi (basil), turmeric, marigold (red), roses (all except black), jasmine and banana are considered very auspicious.

Thorny trees should not be planted near a house. It is believed that planting palm, gooseberry, tamarind trees and cotton plants will destroy wealth and bring misery to the inmates. Lime or lemon tree with yellow flowers is also not recommended.