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BASIC HOME GARDEN


Introducing Indigenous Materials

Vegetables that can be planted in the home garden

OBJECTIVE:

FOOD ALWAYS IN THE HOME

1.To address food security 2.To address nutrition 3.To have additional income

Benefits/ Advantages
* Quality vegetables * Always available * Time savings * Address nutrition * Low/No cost, labor intensive, rather than capital intensive * Ecologically sound * Sustainable to household level food security

Disadvantages
* Excessive chemicals * Expensive * Availability * Time consuming

COMMON PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Area/ materials Animal destructions Water supply Availability of vegetable seeds Interest Time

Home Garden Establishment


A. Pot/confined method 1. Materials needed (Indigenous
materials)

* Used tires * Used Plastic bags * Used cans * Used plastics * Bamboo/ pipe * sacks

* Pots * Used baskets * Use Rubber boots


2. Fertilizers * Organic - Animal manures - Compost - Fermentations (NFTS) * In-organic

3. Soil media

Used tires

Planting Upo with trellis and other crops underneath

2.Backyard garden (Plot method)

Layout for a small-scale, household, level, vegetable production plot

3.

Hanging garden

COMMERCIAL GARDEN

What to plant
1. Rotation of each crop within each bed

PLANTING SEASON
Bed Subdivision

First Leaf Fruit Root

Second Fruit Leaf Legume

Third Root Legume Leaf

Fourth Legume Root Fruit

1 2 3

Legume

Root

Fruit

Leaf

2. Examples of each Crop Category (Annual Crop Only)


Leaf crops : Cabbage, lettuce, amaranth, pechay, kangkong, malabar (alugbati) bunchy onion Fruit crops : Eggplant, tomato, pepper (sweet and hot), squash, ampalaya, upo, okra, corn (sweet and field) Root crops : Sweet potato (camote), radish, gabi, ginger, cassava Legume: String beans, bush sitao, cowpea, mungbean, baguio beans Select vegetables that are source of carbohydrates, vitamin A, protein, Vitamin C, and Iron-rich foods.

When to Plant
Layout and planting calendar for a small-scale, household, level, vegetable production plot
Plot No. 1 2 3 4 April-May Pechay S. potato String bean Sweet corn June-Aug. Gabi Alugbati Swt. pepper Cowpea Sept.-Nov. Mungbean Tomato onion Upland Kangkong Jan-March Eggplant Mungbean kangkong ginger

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