1. 2017-01-20 This paper is shared as acase study of a greenhouse project in a cold climate. It contains information on the benefits of greenhouses in a temperate setting. Technical details provide practical considerations ingreenhouseconstruction, some of which would also apply to tropical settings. We noted,...
  2. 2018-02-06 Speaker Bio: Sunil Johns Klavara is a graduate of Philosophy and has 26 years of experience working with Community Development projects and NGOs. He is the grandson of a village farmer, whose father continued farming even after becoming a Government Education Superintendent. Sunil facilitated the...
  3. 1983-06-19 I first read of this method of gardening in Organic Gardening magazine where it was referred to as permanent mulch gardening. My reaction was that there must be something wrong with anything so easy or everyone would be using it. But our garden has performed so exceptionally well with so little...
  4. AccessAgriculture Video As our land remains under water during the rainy season, our ancestors were already thinking of ways to produce crops in order to survive. They invented the floating garden by using crop residues. We do not need any chemical fertilizers or pesticides, because the floating...
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  6. Companion plantingin gardening and agriculture is the planting of different crops in proximity forpest control,pollination, providinghabitatfor beneficial creatures, maximizing use of space, and to otherwise increasecrop productivity.[1]Companion planting is a form ofpolyculture. Companion...
  7. Abstract, 2013, InTech Companion planting has received less attention from researchers than other diversification schemes (such as insectary plants and cover crops), but this strategy is widely utilized by organic growers [8, 9]. Generally, recommendations on effective companion-target pairings...
  8. Certain plants can benefit others when planted in close proximity or used as botanical pesticides. This publication discusses the scientific and traditional basis for companion planting associations including trap cropping, weed suppression, physical-spatial interactions, and other relationships....
  9. Garden design is cri7cal for seNng the stage for garden success and environmental stewardship. In this training we consider a polycultures approach to garden design. The concept embraces growing mul7ple crops in the same space, in imita7on of the diversity of natural ecosystems....