Kitchen Garden
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 ..

Agriculture Success Story
Youth makes kitchen garden in lockdown; proves experiments give better results
brinjal plant
Shaped like tomato, this brinjal can be asset to kitchen garden
Kankong
Heard of 'Kangkong', the powerhouse of nutrients?
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 ..

agati cheera

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

‘Agathi Cheera’ or vegetable humming bird is a plant that resembles spinach in its name but is actually a shrub that belongs ..

Papaya

Grow 10 papaya plants to earn Rs 15,000 per month

If you have 10 papaya plants at home, Rs 15,000 can be earned every month. As papaya is nutrient-rich and is used as an ingredient ..

Pineapple

Try a mini pineapple plant for indoor-outdoor gardens

Pineapple can be grown in high ranges, villages and orchards. If we could plant a little pineapple plant in a flowerpot, it would definitely ..

Vellannoor brinjal

Looks like apple, tastier than fish fry; wanna try?

Most of us may get puzzled if someone asked the name of a vegetable that looks like an apple and tastes like fish fry. The round brinjal ..

watermelon

Get seedless watermelons with yellow, red flesh from Agricultural University

Watermelon is the apple of the eye of Keralites in summer. However, we are a little confused about the source of the giant fruit ..

grapes

Growing grapes at home? Here’s some tips for you

Grapes can be cultivated during all seasons. We can even easily grow grapes at our courtyards. But there are some important points ..

chilli

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 ..

cucumber

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 ..

Broccoli

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 ..

beet

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 ..

kohlrabi

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 ..

seeds

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 ..

cherry

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 ..

Vegetable
Following organic method, this lady grows vegetable garden on terrace, fruit garden in backyard
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