Organic Farming
Krishna Prasad

Used elephant dung as fertilizer; now this man harvests 500 kg vegetables on alternate days

Alappuzha: CPI leader and Elephant Owners Association president G Krishna Prasad ..

Vegetable
Following organic method, this lady grows vegetable garden on terrace, fruit garden in backyard
barber shop
Hair waste to be converted into fertilizer; barber shops ink deal with company
Asha worker making vegetable garden
Asha worker makes organic vegetable garden on rocky land in Idukki
Antony planting pepper vines

Farmer experiments by giving 'pillar' support to pepper vines

Kasaragod: Farmer Antony never claims about the success but only focuses on experiments. The 64-year-old is of the opinion that if ..

Karinchapadi watermelon

Malappuram's own brand 'Karinchapadi watermelon' gains popularity

Malappuram: People of Malappuram are not mere consumers of watermelon brought from other states during the Eid season, but they have ..

Royal red jackfruit

Loved for its unique colour, taste and aroma, 'Royal Red Jack' is still here

Royal Red Jack is a popular variety of jackfruit. The dark red fruits, intense sweetness and attractive aroma make Royal Red Jack different ..

vegetable leaf

Higher demand for leaves than vegetables; More profit for farmers

The demand for leaves of vegetables has increased tremendously as the number of health conscious people is on the rise in Kerala. The ..

organic egg

Fake organic eggs brought to Kerala markets after changing shell colour

Coimbatore: Health conscious people always choose organic eggs due to the concerns regarding the artificial eggs. But it has come to ..

air potato

Meet air potato, the tuber that tastes like meat

Air potato is a tuber that is known for its meat-like taste. When cooked adding masala, it tastes exactly like meat. It can also be ..

Yami Gautam

Actress Yami Gautam to explore new methods of organic farming in hometown

Mumbai: Actress Yami Gautam will be going back to her hometown in Himachal Pradesh to explore new methods of organic farming to minimalize ..

Pradeep's organic farm

Dream come true moment for farmer as organic vegetables for Onam survive rain havoc

Kundara: It was a dream come true moment for Kanjirakode native Pradeep when his organic crops survived the rain havoc. Okra, snake ..

Nanniyode organic village

Organic village in Nanniyode all set to harvest fresh veggies for Onam

The Onam markets will be rich with fresh organic vegetables produced by the farmers of over 50 regions in Nanniyode village in Thiruvananthapuram ..

Fr. Yohannan Yoseph at his farm

Here’s a priest who treasures fresh produce for all at his ‘Bethlehem’

Preserving the goodness of nature for the future generation, a church priest has proved what we can do for tomorrow. Bishop Mar Yohannan ..

kanivellari

Prepare Vishukkani with organic, farm fresh ‘Kanivellari’

Vishu is always one of the most celebrated festivals in Kerala. The urban dwellers still keep nostalgic memories of the Vishu related ..

grapes

Remove toxins from grapes this way

Grapes are nutritious, delicious and gorgeous at the same time. The demand for has escalated in the hot summer like all other fruits ..

veg

Beware! Bitter gourd has highest pesticide residue

The pesticide content in vegetables can be removed to an extent by washing them thoroughly or by peeling off outer skin. But bitter ..

orange

Simple steps to grow organic oranges at home

Orange is a delicious citrus fruit which is rich in Vitamin C. The juicy fruit is good for resisting diseases caused by the deficiency ..

rose apple

Grow rose apple for bumper harvest giving little care

Rose apple, popularly known as ‘Chambakka’ in Malayalam, is an ideal fruit for making juice, squash, wine and other products ..

Worm compost

Tips to make worm compost in flats

With ‘organic fever’ conquering all Malayalis, most of us have already started small scale farming in our courtyards, rooftops, ..

coconut

Coconut-buttermilk solution to prevent plant diseases, boost flowering

In order to prevent plant diseases and boost flowering, we can try coconut-buttermilk solution which is easy to prepare and is best ..

rice water

Keep some rice water (Kanjivellam); Save your vegetables from pests

Rice porridge or gruel is a common healthy light food in Kerala. It is made by boiling rice with plenty of water. Though it is consumed ..

Elelphant

Elephant dung compost: A good choice for organic farmers

Elephant, the biggest animal on land, has been used for many purposes by human beings. But how many of us know that elephant dung also ..

plant

'Amrita Jalam' for crops to boost production

The soil has to be nourishing, air and water permeable and water absorbent in order to enhance productivity. Also presence of microbes ..

jackfruit

Sugar syrup for good yield of jackfruit

Though jackfruit trees grow well in some areas, fruit yield can be disappointing. In order to improve the fruit yield, we can try a ..

Dhaincha

‘Communist Pacha’ can be used as effective manure

Some of the weeds which farmers consider as a curse can actually be a boon, if wisely utilized. Weeds can be turned into effective ..

haritha kashayam

Green decoction to get rid of pest menace

Attack of pests is the biggest menace faced by farmers. Insects tend to attack the plants for inhabiting, breeding, feeding and defending ..

plant

'Vrikshayurveda' - The Ayurvedic treatment for plants

Just as Ayurveda treat human diseases, there is a science for plant life called ‘Vrikshayurveda’. The discipline deals ..

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