Urban Organic Vegetables, Herbal and Spices Growing

Urban Organic Vegetables, Herbal and Spices Growing

Today we are going to be discussing about how to grow urban organic vegetables, as well as herbal and spices. Materials needed: 1. Planting media (soil, saw dust, water, dry grass etc). For holding the roots of a plant. 2. Charcoal dust (cooling agent) 3. Hard wood ash. (balancing the acidity and alkalinity of the soil. “pH”) 4. Lake sand (aeration) 5. Manure, (plant feeds) 6. Seeds / seedlings. 7. Mulches (coffee husks are the best) Mixing all the Materials Mix the materials (planting media, charcoal dust, lake sand, Manure…

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How to Use Mulches to control Weeds on your Garden

How to Use Mulches to control Weeds on your Garden

Suppressing weeds with a layer of mulch is without a doubt one of the best organic weed control tips out there. But, mulching only works if you do it right. 1. Apply mulch early in the season, before annual weed seeds germinate. If you wait too long, weed seeds with already have germinated and they will grow right up through the layer of mulch. Don’t mulch until you get rid of all existing weeds first. This means taking the time to pull or otherwise remove any and all weeds, not…

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Systems of Crop Production

Under the growing of crops, there are different systems in which crops can be cultivated which are usually practiced by farmers, Cropping systems vary among farms depending on the available resources and constraints; geography and climate of the farm; government policy; economic, social and political pressures; and the philosophy and culture of the farmer. Important categories of crops include cereals and pseudo-cereals, pulses (legumes), forage, and fruits and vegetables. Specific crops are cultivated in distinct growing regions throughout the world. The most common systems practiced include: Mono-cropping (sole cropping) This…

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Nutritional Facts of Cauliflower

Nutritional Profile and Introduction to Food Rating System Chart of Cauliflower

Botanically, it is a member of the cruciferous or Brassicaceae family of vegetables and has similar nutritional and phytochemistry profile as that of other brassica family veggies like broccoli and cabbage. Cauliflower (cabbage flower) is one of the familiar winter season vegetables. These beautiful flower heads are brimming with essential nutrients, hold numerous health benefiting phytonutrients such as vitamins, indole-3-carbinol, and sulforaphane that help prevent overweight, diabetes and offer protection from prostate, ovarian, and cervical cancers. As in broccoli, cauliflower also made up of tightly clustered florets that begin to…

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Reasons why “Super Gro” remains the Best among All

Super Gro is a product of NEOLIFE, a company that specializes in natural and nutritional health products for human and plants. Super Gro is a 100% organic liquid fertilizer, which is made from poultry droppings and sea bird guano. Being made from organic matter with absolutely no chemicals added to it, it is 100% safe to use on any vegetables or crop. Super Gro can be applied to any plant, tree, vegetable and even grass that require fertilization. Super Gro can be used for all kinds of agricultural crops and…

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