Sunday, October 26, 2014
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Next, the most critical step was to make canals and beds for the water to flow to the crops.
Finally, they planted beans and tomatoes, covered with mulch, and started watering.
Just last week they called us to come and evaluate a new garden, which they prepared on their own to demonstrate their skill. They nailed it. Here they have planted more tomatoes.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Friday, September 12, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Malika club work on organic pest management at their training garden. Red spider mites, grasshoppers and moths destroy crops and frustrate the learning process. Farmers have learned that addressing the problems early reduce the need for chemical pesticides.
Many families cannot always wait the required number of days after applying chemicals to harvest and eat the veggies. Organic pest control allows them to harvest any crop right when it's needed, breakfast, lunch or dinner.