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Alappuzha farmer harvests 500 kg shallot from 50-cent sandy plot

Alappuzha: Young farmer has proved that shallot can be successfully cultivated in ..

Bok choy
Know about 'bok choy', the new leafy green which is trending
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Amy and her kitchen garden
Mulavoor Chinese potato
Chinese potato becomes popular again in Mulavoor region
Sarvasuganthi Allspice

Grow allspice, the spice with unique combination of aroma

Allspice has a unique combination of aroma and taste of nutmeg, clove and cinnamon. It is known as 'Sarvasugandhi' in Malayalam ..

paddy on terrace

Couple cultivates paddy in plastic bottles on terrace; manages vegetable, fish, honeybee farming too

Kottayam: A couple has set a unique model by cultivating paddy on their house terrace. Melukavu native Titus Sam Joseph, Pala KSRTC ..

Longest okra

19.5-inch-long okra in Pala woman's kitchen garden enters record books

Pala (Kottayam): The longest okra that grew in a kitchen garden here has entered a record. Aniyamma (79), wife of Marangad native Augustine, ..

Araza boi

Grow Araza boi, the fruit that tastes sweet and sour

Araza boi is a type of fruit tree that belong to the family of guava. Native to Brazil, Araza boi grows to the height of about 2 metres ..

Round bottle gourd

Started farming out of curiosity, now round bottle gourd is icon of Sooranad

Kollam: People are familiar with long bottle gourd (Churakka in Malayalam) already, but not many would have seen round bottle gourd ..

Thakara

'Thakara' gains popularity among leafy greens; huge demand in market

Sickle senna which is locally called 'Thakara' was only a weed on the roadsides and compounds till recently. However, the plant ..

Sreelekha in her farm

Panchayat president excels in farming too; vegetables flourish on 40-cent land

Pathanamthitta: Kuttoor panchayat president Sreelekha Reghunath has a habit of growing plants from a very early age. She has not quit ..

Basella

Nutrient-rich leafy green for kitchen garden; meet Basella aka Malabar spinach

Basella or Malabar spinach is a leafy green that can be easily grown in the kitchen garden. It does not require much care and maintenance ..

Baburaj

Photographer makes kitchen garden, creates album of his success saga

Thrissur: After giving some rest to his camera during the lockdown, photographer Baburaj Porathissery took a spade in hand. Within ..

Sword Beans

Easy to grow, tasty to eat; plant sword beans in your kitchen garden

A delicious and nutritious vegetable, sword beans, got its name due to its shape like a sword. It is locally known as 'Valamara' ..

Agriculture Success Story

Youth makes kitchen garden in lockdown; proves experiments give better results

Pathanamthitta: A young farmer used his leisure time for farming and proved that agricultural experiments can give better results. ..

brinjal plant

Shaped like tomato, this brinjal can be asset to kitchen garden

Round brinjal is one of the many varieties of brinjal. Shaped more like a tomato, this is called 'Takkali Vazhuthana (tomato brinjal) ..

Kankong

Heard of 'Kangkong', the powerhouse of nutrients?

Kangkong spinach or water spinach is a rich source of various vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. This leafy green is often unnoticed ..

Doctor's vegetable garden

This doctor is busy treating her vegetable plants during lockdown

Though Dr Maithreyi Raveendran, a leading gynaecologist in Idukki district, is not going to hospital during the COVID lockdown. She ..

Rajasthan long beans

Rajasthan long beans variety flourishes in Kasaragod farmer's garden

Periya (Kasaragod): A different variety of long beans brought from Rajasthan gave stunning yield when it was cultivated here. Organic ..

Janamaithri police engaged in farming

COVID-19 cannot beat farming enthusiasts in police force

Mullakkanam (Idukki): The Janamaithri police in Rajakkadu have decided to follow the Chief Minister's direction to be engaged in ..

Idukki collector cultivating vegetables

Collector is busy 'collecting' vegetables from kitchen garden during lockdown

Thodupuzha (Idukki): When the entire district is gripped by COVID-19 fear, Collector H Dineshan is busy with his duties and resistance ..

agriculture

Haritha Keralam launches competition to promote farming during lockdown

The state government's Haritha Keralam Mission has come up with competitions to find out best farmers as part of promoting vegetable ..

Microgreens

No need of soil, can be grown even in a tray; know about microgreens

It is always safe to consume homegrown vegetables if we think about the pesticide residue on the ones bought from market. But maintaining ..

vegetable garden challenge

Trending lockdown challenge; make a vegetable garden at home

Thodupuzha: When many people are stuck in their houses during the coronavirus prevention lockdown, Catholic Congress Global Committee ..

Butter beans

Butter beans has no buyers in Kerala, huge demand in other states

Butter beans, one of the crops widely cultivated in the hilly regions in Kanthalloor, is in huge demand in other state markets, whereas ..

Ber apple

Good for diabetic patients, 'Apple Ber' can be grown on terrace too

Thiruvananthapuram: Apple can be cultivated not only in cold weather but in cities of Kerala also. Vanchiyoor native George Varghese ..

shallot

Onion price hike never scares this farmer

Chittoor (Palakkad): The soaring onion price will never bother Eruthempathy native S Britto as he has been cultivating shallots ..

lemon

Larger, juicier and seedless; 'Malaysian citric lemon' conquers high range in Kerala

A new variety of lemon known as Malaysian citric lemon has found its place in the high range in Kerala. Idukki Kanjikuzhi native ..

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'Subhiksha Keralam' scheme: Registration of farmers begins
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