April 11, 2024

Waterproof Shade Nets in Kenya: Are They a Good Idea? Months like April and November are characterized by challenges of unpredictable rain patterns switching from sunny hours to extreme rains. Waterproof shade nets have emerged as a game-changer to combat issues that may arise from excessive rains. Waterproof…

April 7, 2024

Top Reasons Why You Need a Dam Liner This Rainy Season in 2024 Building and maintaining a dam is not an easy task and requires proper lining for long-term functionality and integrity. In Kenya, dam lining is a modern water conservation method for storing water in reservoirs, dams,…

April 4, 2024

Can You Grow Capsicum and Tomatoes in a Greenhouse? Greenhouse gardening is an interesting agribusiness that can turn into a good source of income for tomato and capsicum farmers. When it comes to growing capsicum or pilipili hoho and tomatoes, many farmers are faced with the decision of…

February 17, 2024

Cultivating dragon fruit, also known as pitaya, requires careful attention to environmental conditions, particularly when it comes to irrigation. Before delving into irrigation methods, it's essential to understand the unique requirements of dragon fruit cultivation.  Dragon fruit belongs to the cactus family and thrives in warm, arid climates…

February 17, 2024

Are you a farmer looking to revolutionize your fruit tree cultivation practices? Consider the transformative power of drip irrigation, a cutting-edge solution that not only conserves water but significantly enhances the health and productivity of your orchard. When it comes to reliable and efficient drip irrigation systems, Mazero…

January 7, 2024

What Is the Optimum Potassium to Calcium Ratio in Hydroponics? In hydroponics and soil cultivation, you need to provide the plants with the right balance of nutrients to achieve optimum growth and maximize yields. Calcium and potassium play an important role in nutrient absorption and the overall plant…

January 6, 2024

Can You Reuse Coco Coir When Growing in the Soilless Medium? Coco coir is a popular growing medium used in soilless cultivation due to its excellent aeration, water retention, and nutrient-holding properties. However, the question that arises among growers is whether coco coir can be reused in subsequent…

December 31, 2023

Comparing Hydroponics and Soil Cultivation When it comes to growing plants, two popular methods stand out: hydroponics and soil cultivation. Both techniques offer their own unique set of benefits and challenges. Hydroponics is a technique that involves growing plants in a nutrient-rich water solution, without the use of…

December 30, 2023

Can You Use a Shade Net as a Windbreaker in Orchards? Maximizing Growth in Fruit Farming As a fruit farmer, maximizing growth and protecting your orchard from external factors is a top priority. One of the factors that can greatly affect your plants is wind. Strong winds can…