Okra is a very popular vegetable grown in India. Commonly known as Bhindi, it thrives well in summer. The flowers of the plant are extremely beautiful and brighten the garden when in full bloom. One main reason why many farmers prefer growing okra is that the plant needs very little maintenance and when one pod is harvested another one grows in its place.Season – Though summer is the best season to grow ladies finger, it makes a good winter crop too. Seeds can be grown indoors and can be transplanted outside.