Kitchen Garden
agati cheera

Spinach in name, member of beans family; meet ‘Agathi Cheera’

‘Agathi Cheera’ or vegetable humming bird is a plant that resembles spinach ..

Grow 10 papaya plants to earn Rs 15,000 per month
Try a mini pineapple plant for indoor-outdoor gardens
Vellannoor brinjal
Looks like apple, tastier than fish fry; wanna try?

Hot and spicy 'Kanthari' chilli – A must item in kitchen garden

Bird’s eye chilli or Kanthari Mulaku is an essential item for the vegetable garden of Malayalis. If one or two chilli plants ..


Vishukkani Challenge: Grow your own Kanivellari this Vishu

Keralites have been in a world of challenges recently. They have taken up a number of challenges ranging from the bucket challenge ..


With cancer-resistant broccoli, make your kitchen garden 'rich'

Broccoli can be considered as the vegetable that has the highest capability to help prevent cancer. Having edible leaves, flower and ..


Do you know? We can eat beetroot tender leaves too!

Beetroot is a tuber vegetable that is popular for its colour and nutritional value. It could be a great news for beetroot lovers that ..

chilli bajji

Have homemade chilli bajji with home-grown bajji chilli

Indian cuisine is famous for its craze for masala and hot tastes. One of the most loved street snacks here is chilli bajji which ..


Know about Kohlrabi, the veggie with edible stem

Has anybody heard of a strange plant that looks like cabbage when planted, grows like cauliflower, enlarges its stem like a pineapple ..

sweet gourd

Tired of bitter gourd? Let’s try sweet gourd

Sweet gourd is one of the sweet varieties of gourd. The fruit of sweet gourd has blunt thorns all over the skin. Its male and female ..


Collect seeds from plants properly, See it grow healthy

Seed collection of vegetable crops is very important as it affects the quality of the plant in future. Although the seed is of ..


How to process cherry fruits after harvesting

Cherry fruits are rather too sour to eat directly after harvesting. The fruit need some processing to make it edible. Here are the ..


Grow peanut on ground or in grow bag; Here are some tips

Peanut plant is an unusual one as its flowers bloom on the plant but the nut grows beneath the ground. Peanut is the best-liked snack ..


Mushroom cultivation: Choose right varieties to eat safe

Mushrooms are a much loved dish on the dining table. Not all types of mushrooms are edible and some of them are highly poisonous. Edible ..

Tricho cake

Tricho Cake – an affordable shield for grow bag farming

Plant diseases always attack the crops and result in huge loss. Even when the plants are grown in grow bags, the diseases never fail ..


Leaf powder pesticides for guarding kitchen garden

Pest control is an important part of farming which can turn out to be a serious threat to the crops, if ignored. To resolve this ..


Reap goodness of Brahmi from home garden

Nowadays, different types of artificial medicines are used to enhance cognitive power of children. However, these products manufactured ..

G-store application

G-Store App to sell surplus produce from vegetable garden

Selling surplus produce from vegetable garden is easier than ever before as a new application has been developed by a group of techies ..

snake gourd

7-ft-long snake gourd harvested in veg farm in Palakkad

Thathamangalam: This time, a giant long snake gourd was harvested in the vegetable farm maintained by Arangath native Surendran. More ..

Banana file

Kerala to host National Banana Festival

Thiruvananthapuarm: The National Banana Festival of 2018 will be hosted by Kerala. The festival that would showcase the wide diversity ..


All set for harvesting of ‘Lola’ long beans grown through hi-tech farming

Taliparamba: The Karimbath District Agricultural Farm is all set to harvest the ‘Lola’ variety of long beans using hi-tech ..


How to harvest ‘small yams’ for small families

The ‘big vegetables’ like elephant foot yam, purple yam, snake gourd and pumpkin, ash gourd and the like are the favourite ..


Brinjal: The low-cost, easy-to-grow crop for all climates

Brinjal is a vegetable that is available in a variety of colors and shapes. Its biggest advantage is that it can be cultivated in all ..

long beans

8th std boy harvests 800 kg long beans from 10-cent land

Abhilal, a student of 8th standard, finds his pocket money by farming with his father. He is the son of Perinthalmanna Pulamanthol ..

Ash gourd

Meet the giant ash gourd weighing 16 kg

Palakkad: Ash gourd or white gourd is a common vegetable in Kerala. But a giant ash gourd that too weighing 16 kg is a rare sight. ..


Come on, let’s grow potato at home

Potato is an inevitable item in our cuisine. It is one of the most cultivated tubers. Also, potato is a rich source of vitamin C, B6, ..

long beans

Long beans for beginners in farming

Many of the beginners in farming start with long beans or asparagus beans as the first crop in their garden. This crop is not only ..

Retd Air Force man proves ‘Mosambi’ flourishes, bears fruits in Kerala also
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