The warm weather is finally here to stay, perhaps a bit of understatement at that, and the temperature is well up there near the top of twenties Celsius. The entire garden is rejoicing with tremendous growth. In one week the grape-vine has grown 12 inches; the bitter gourd which had sprouted but with marginal growth is now in full bloom; once I added liquid nutrient the lettuces in the hydroponic boxes come alive.
The strawberry plants I bought in the new year have been bearing fruits, and they are sending little suckers out to expand its territory. I am exploring vertical growing technique by building a two level boxes to provide landing pad for the extensions. Once the new suckers take root then I can cut of the stem link and grow that as a new plant.
- A bittersweet vegetable for diabetics (thehindu.com)
- Abandoned Food Factory to be Transformed into Chicago’s First Zero-Energy Vertical Farm! (inhabitat.com)
- Grow a Successful Vertical Garden: The Current Trend of Planting And Home Gardening (backyardgardeningtips.com)
- How To Grow Organic Strawberries (johnspagarden.wordpress.com)