Features Of Good Soil

Features Of Good Soil

What are some features of good soil? Any farmer will tell you that a good soil: feels soft and crumbles easily drains well and warms up quickly in the spring does not crust after planting soaks up heavy rains with little runoff stores moisture for drought periods has...
Crop Rotation

Crop Rotation

Crop rotation is a systematic approach to deciding which crop to plant where in your vegetable garden from one year to the next.  Tips to achieve a successful Crop Rotation Exercise: Measure and Map Your Garden Divide Your Garden Into Plots Group Crops for...
Growing Wheat

Growing Wheat

Wheat can be grown under either rainfed conditions or under irrigated culture. The choice of a wheat variety to grow is important since varieties differ in their response to different management cultures and environmental conditions. In Zimbabwe wheat...
Growing Vegetables In Winter

Growing Vegetables In Winter

Growing vegetables in the middle of winter can be a difficult task, but with the right precautions, it is possible to keep several hearty vegetables warm enough to survive the cold temperatures.   Regardless of the methods you use, you should aim...