November 25, 2023

Greenhouse gardening is a sanctuary for cultivating healthy and thriving plants, but it also creates an ideal environment for pests to thrive. Conventional pesticides may address the issue, but they often bring harmful side effects to the environment and can impact the health of your crops. This is…

July 13, 2022

A greenhouse is a structure that comes in handy when you want to grow plants in a controlled environment. This environment enables faster and healthy growth of plants no matter the season. The type of greenhouse you choose will primarily depend on your specific needs. And some will…

July 7, 2022

Greenhouse cover or greenhouse polythene sheet is a special plastic film that is used to cover a greenhouse, thereby separating the outside environment from inside. Unlike polycarbonate or glass panels, greenhouse plastic (polyethylene) needs to be stretched and attached to the greenhouse's frame. It needs to be pulled…

July 4, 2022

There are two main ways that farmers use agricultural water to cultivate crops: Rain-fed farming Irrigation   Rain-fed farmingĀ  This is the natural application of water to the soil through direct rainfall. It is fully reliant on rainfall water for irrigation purposes. Relying on rainfall is less likely…

June 28, 2022

Vegetable farming is the growing of vegetables for human consumption. The most suitable vegetables are those producing a large yield per unit of area. Bean, cabbage, carrot, lettuce, onion, parsley, pea, pepper, spinach, kales, capsicum and tomato are desirable home garden crops. Vegetable production provides a promising economic…

June 18, 2022

Onion plants require adequate water to produce high yields, but it doesn't take much over watering for your onions to become diseased and rot in the ground. Onion plant watering can be a tricky business. Too little water and the size and quality of the bulbs suffer; too…

February 8, 2022

7 key tips for better irrigation systems in your greenhouse Crops need enough water for optimum growth. Irrigation is an important factor when it comes to successful greenhouse farming. As a grower, you need an easy irrigation system to maintain, effective at delivering water to the plants, and…

November 13, 2021

9 tips for growing vegetables in a greenhouse Gardening is an exciting activity, and you will be fascinated by growing your food. However, you need to shield your crops from warmer weather and elements such as extreme winds and heavy rainfall. Whether you are a propagator or a…

May 18, 2018

6 key factors to consider when choosing irrigation and greenhouse solutions Quality irrigation and greenhouse solutions start with an honest assessment of your needs. By understanding the specific problems that you are trying to solve, you can find the best solution for your situation. These solutions can be…