Tips For Farming
rambutan

Tips to grow Rambutan; the gorgeous, delicious and moneymaking fruit

Rambutan is one of the fruits popular for its tempting taste. In Kerala, red and ..

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rooftop farming
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vanilla flower

Tips to grow vanilla, the most loved flavour

Vanilla is one of the popular cash crops. In Kerala, vanilla is cultivated in Idukki, Wayanad and Ernakulam. Though frequent changes ..

fig

How to differentiate edible fig tree

Fig trees are commonly found in many campuses in Kerala. But when they bear fruits, people often seem to be confused whether they are ..

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 ..

Lantana

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 ..

Anthurium and Orchid

Tips to scientifically pack Anthurium and Orchid

Orchid and Anthurium are two flowering plants that have high scope in the market and in export sector. Once the flowers are harvested, ..

Drumstick leaves

Drumstick leaves extract as organic growth hormone for plants

When the plants in out gardens fail to flourish or bear fruit in the right time, most of us take resort to growth hormones. However, ..

egg shell

Eggshell powder to enrich vegetable cultivation

Bio-manure is most suitable for vegetable cultivation. Most of the farmers buy organic fertilizers from Krishi Bhavan or other agricultural ..

shallot

Shallot peel solution for insect menace

The peel and outer layers of shallot onion and garlic can be used as effective pesticides in organic farming. Collect the peel and ..

reduviid bug

Reduviid bugs for pest control in vegetable, fruit farms

Reduviid bug or assassin bug, locally known as ‘Chenchazhi’, is a beneficial insect that controls pests like caterpillars ..

Banana peel

Banana peel as a growth booster for plants

Banana peel is usually thrown away carelessly to the dust bin. In fact, banana peel can be used as a perfect manure for the kitchen ..

Vegetables

10 simple tips to maintain a healthy vegetable garden

One cannot do away with green chillies in our day-to-day food. Why not plant it in your own backyard and get maximum chillie peppers ..

moringa

Have a Drumstick Tree; Learn the Farming Techniques

Drumsticks and Moringa leaves, a perennial favorite of Malayalis, has always been in high demand. The article enumerates the effective ..

neem oil

Use neem oil insecticide in gardens

Pesticides are the biggest enemy for organic farming nowadays. Even with high yielding seeds, we are unable to protect our plants from ..

cabbage

Black rot in cabbage? Here is how you manage

`Black rot’ disease in Cabbage plants is seen during seasons where there is strong mist and winds. Black rot disease in cabbage ..