Maturity Period and Harvesting of Pineapple Fruits

It takes pineapple 9months to be of sufficient mass (dark green in color) to produce a good sized fruit. At this point it is set for artificial inducement. NOTE:This period of time for maturity is particular by pineapples propagated by suckers only.▶Note; it is not advisable to plant pineapple on a lease or rented land because pineapples produce all year round.Plant it on your own land.▶ Cost Analysis on one acre of Pineapple Farm Purchase of pineapple suckers of 25,000 pieces is needed for one acre of land under standard…

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How to Plant Okro- Beginners Guide

Okra Okro (Abelmoschus esculentus) which is also known as Hibiscus esculentus and is also referred to as “ladies’ fingers in most English speaking countries is one of the most popular vegetables consumed across Nigeria, Okro is rich in vitamin A and low in calories which makes it a great addition to your diet, Growing of okro is easy and it appears great throughout the growing season due to its beautiful flowers. It’s a warm season crop. Growing okra requires a lot of sunshine and a good drainage system. When you prepare…

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How to Grow Paw-Paw (papayas): Beginners Business Guide

The fruit of papayas is high in vitamin C. You can also pick the fruit when it is green and cook it like a marrow. Female and male flowers do not grow on the same tree, so you must have male and female trees in the garden. Climate Papayas grow best in hot areas. They can tolerate mild frost if they are protected from cold winds. Soil requirements They can grow in most kinds of soil, but it must be well drained. The roots can get diseases if the soil…

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Garden Egg Production: Step-by-Step Guide

Introduction: Garden Egg: (Solanum melongena (L)) Consists of the following Suitable varieties: Long purple, Ojwanshua, Baby aubergines (Ravaya), Black beauty, Florida market, Ntrowa pa. and they prefer a relatively high day (320C) and night (210C) temperatures, thus require warm temperatures for optimum growth and development and Planting seeds can be obtained from reputable seed companies. Site selection: Garden eggs perform better in well-drained soils with high organic matter content and the site should also be close to a reliable source of water supply for irrigation. Land preparation: Land preparation is…

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