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September 14, 2021

Ever heard of soil fertigation and solarisation?

Fertigation is the direct application of fertilisers for soil adjustments, water adjustments and other water-soluble products into an irrigation system. In this system, fertiliser solution is […]
September 1, 2021

Safety during flooding

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. Floods are an area of study of the discipline hydrology and are […]
August 3, 2021

Agriculture initiatives behind prison walls

The Trinidad and Tobago Prisons Service is privileged to have Commissioner Dennis Pulchan leading their organisation. In his 38 years of service, Commissioner Pulchan has worked […]
July 13, 2021

From cruise ships to soursop – with short crops in between

By Sydney Valere For over 25 years, my line of work has been one of touring and guiding tourists and cruise ship passengers to all the […]
July 13, 2021

My ficus needs help!

Rayanna, I have a ficus that was doing so well. It was full and we were able to shape it etc. Then all of a sudden, […]
July 6, 2021

Microgreens and their nutritional value

Microgreens are young vegetable greens picked just after the first leaves have developed. They are approximately 1–3 inches (2.5–7.5 cm) tall and are known for their […]
June 15, 2021

Garden tips for the rainy season

In the tropics, we have two seasons, the dry season and the rainy season. We have entered the rainy season which began at the start of […]
June 2, 2021

Sweet peppers, melongene perfect for Corpus Christi planting

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi is a celebration associated with the commemoration of Jesus Christ’s Last Supper with His apostles before His crucifixion and the celebration […]

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