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How to Grow Garlic at Home

How to Grow Garlic at Home

Agriculture
As garlic and onions are becoming more and more expensive in the Philippines, people are asking online about how to grow garlic at home. If you are planning to grow your own garlic at home, continue reading. Cultivating garlic at home is simple and we explain it below. Garlic is not expensive for the benefits it can give us, if you also cultivate them at home, savings will be very wide. Keep in mind that from each garlic head, we can obtain a minimum of six cloves. The crop is easy and you can do it anywhere with good sunlight. Choose a balcony, terrace, patio, garden ... and put your own ecological garden. One of the main keys to cultivating garlic at home is the selection of a seed of first-quality garlic and the desire to obtain their own harvest garlic. Garlic cultivation ...
Dragon Fruit Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Pitaya

Dragon Fruit Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Pitaya

Agriculture
Dragon fruit farming is becoming popular in the Philippines and can be found in many backyards. There are large-scale farms and there are also small-scale backyard farms. There are several exotic fruits that can be observed in the markets in recent years, although they are no longer new, they continue to call attention to points of sale. The peculiar appearance of fruits such as the dragon fruit or pitaya attracts attention for their contrasting colors, different shapes, and tasty and unique flavors. A fruit that has also been attributed to digestive properties. Pitaya is a crop option that allows you to generate income even for those who only have a small planting area. This fruit has a high added value, is low in calories, and is rich in fiber, with excellent digestive qualitie...
Peanut Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Peanuts

Peanut Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Peanuts

Agriculture
Peanut farming in the Philippines is a thriving and profitable agricultural business and if you are looking to learn how to plan, grow, and farm peanuts, continue reading. Do you ever find yourself craving a snack of freshly roasted peanuts? If so, have you ever considered growing them yourself? Peanut farming is a great way to enjoy the delicious taste of local, home-grown peanuts. In this guide, you will learn how to get started with peanut farming. From what you need to get started to caring for your plants and harvesting your peanuts, you’ll find everything you need to know about growing peanuts. So, let’s get started! Peanut Farming Step 1: What You Will Need If you are interested in growing your own peanuts, it is important to have the necessary equipment and supplies. Some ...
Potato Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Potatoes

Potato Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Potatoes

Agriculture
Potato farming in the Philippines is one of the major agricultural activities that provide income to many farmers, especially in Central and Northern Luzon, and the Davao Region. If you want to know how to plant and grow potatoes, this article is for you. Are you thinking of growing potatoes but don’t know where to start? Potato farming is an incredibly rewarding experience, but it does require some knowledge and preparation, just like any other crop. This guide will walk you through all the steps involved, from preparing the soil to harvesting your potatoes and all the stages in between. We’ll look at choosing the right potatoes, making sure your soil is suitable, planting correctly, and taking care of your crop. After reading this guide, you’ll be ready to get started in the exciting ...
Hydroponics Farming in the Philippines

Hydroponics Farming in the Philippines

Agriculture
Hydroponics farming in the Philippines is an upside trend. Are you interested in learning more about hydroponics farming?  If so, read on for a comprehensive guide on all you need to know about this type of gardening. From understanding what hydroponics is and its many benefits to the equipment and supplies you'll need and how to monitor your plants for optimum growth, this guide provides all the information you'll need to get started with hydroponics farming. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned gardener, this guide will help you understand the basics and gain a better understanding of hydroponics gardening. What is Hydroponics Hydroponics is a form of agriculture where plants are grown in a nutrient-rich, water-based solution instead of in soil. It is a form of indoor gardening ...
Ube Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Ube

Ube Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Ube

Agriculture
Ube farming is one of the most profitable agricultural activities that is enjoyed by many, especially in Central to Northern Luzon and Bohol. Ube or purple yam is a tropical plant that's known for its purple-colored tubers. You can grow it in your garden, or even indoors if you have an area with bright light and cool temperatures. It's easy to plant and grow, and it will produce charming purple flowers on long stems above the foliage. Although ube is usually planted with other crops like bananas and other fruit trees, ube can also be planted in pots. This guide is for small-scale backyard ube farming. Ube farming soil preparation Use soil that is not too heavy or light. The best way to get this right is by using a good-quality potting mix, which should contain enough strength to s...
Vertical Farming in the Philippines

Vertical Farming in the Philippines

Agriculture
Vertical farming or gardening is becoming more and more popular in the Philippines, especially in urban cities like Metro Manila. The Philippines is a tropical country, with temperatures ranging from 25 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius. It's humid and rainy most of the time, which makes agriculture difficult because it can't be done outdoors. Vertical farming can help solve this problem by bringing food indoors where it's safe from extreme weather conditions like hurricanes or earthquakes. Vertical farming also has other benefits such as increasing crop yields, reducing costs for farmers who produce their own goods using this method, and even providing jobs for people who live in rural areas without access to clean water or electricity (which is common). Vertical farming is no...
Mushroom Farming in the Philippines: How to Grow and Cultivate Mushroom

Mushroom Farming in the Philippines: How to Grow and Cultivate Mushroom

Agriculture
Mushroom farming in the Philippines is a growing industry that is gaining popularity among both experienced and novice farmers. As the demand for fresh, locally grown produce continues to increase, many farmers are turning to mushroom farming as an additional source of income. This blog post is a beginner's guide to mushroom farming in the Philippines and provides an overview of the process, from selecting the right type of mushroom to cultivating and harvesting. With the right knowledge and resources, mushroom farming in the Philippines can be a profitable and sustainable endeavor. The Different Types of Mushrooms Grown in the Philippines Mushrooms are a versatile and nutrient-rich food source, and in the Philippines, the mushroom industry is rapidly growing. The Philippine mushroom ind...
What is Yurlov Crower Chicken

What is Yurlov Crower Chicken

Agriculture
The Yurlov Crower is an ancient breed of chicken developed in Russia, during the second half of the 19th century. It is mainly selected and used for long-crowned rooster competitions. His song lasts from 7 to 9 seconds. Yurlov Crower Chicken Characteristics The Yurlov Crower is a dual-purpose bird with a strong build, a broad, elongated body, and good traits for egg and meat production. They have large, rounded heads, watts, and red earlobes, and come in rose-type and single-crested varieties. Breed Varieties Plumage color varieties for the Yurlov Crower include black-red and birchen with variable strings. The Yurlov Crower has bright yellow legs and its bill features a bright yellow leaf-like color, which is slightly folded down. Egg Production Yurlov hens are regular producers ...
What is Intercropping and How it is Done

What is Intercropping and How it is Done

Agriculture
Planting is one of the most important parts of the world of agriculture. Because of planting, we have something to harvest and eat. Planting also helps many when it comes to business, including rice, corn, sugarcane, and so on. Because of planting, we have our countrymen who are given decent jobs like our hardworking farmers. But what else should we know about planting? Just like techniques like intercropping, what is it and how does it help? What is Intercropping Intercropping is a method or technique of planting which is also called multiple cropping. One of the main purposes of inter-cropping is to be able to save more yield on a plot of land by planting one or more types of crops or multiple cropping. The method of inter-cropping or its technique also requires sufficient knowledge an...