Organic farming is a form of agriculture that relies on crop rotation, green manure, compost, biological pest control
and mechanical cultivation to maintain soil productivity and control pests.
Since in urban cities limitation is insufficient land for farming, the concept of terrace farming, vertical and container farmings are upcoming trends in urban farming. Here in this blog I will be sharing every single effort and techniques in building my Organic Roof :)

Location Details:

Country: India

State: Kerala

City: Trivandrum

Climate:Tropical, equable, hot, humid and dry.


Soil: Red soil in the Southern-most part of Kerala

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Seed, Germination and Transplantation II


1. Pumpkin 


Plant Name
Seed
Transplantation
Growth
Maturity
Pumpkin

Grow seedlings in smaller cups filled with Compost. Provision of air circulation should be   provided. Small pores can be provided for the excess water to flow out.
Seed germination would take 7-15 days. Transplantation of the seedlings  can be done between 15-20days depending on how fast the seedling grow.
Plant's growth   is dependent on soil type. An ideal mix of compost and soil will help the plant grow faster. Buds starts coming in 30 - 35 days.
Plant will mature in 80-100 days. From a healthy plant ideally 5-6 pumpkins can be harvested.





2. Green Chilly

View: Green Chilly/ Pacha Mulakku Plantation

Seed
Transplantation
Growth
Grow seedlings in smaller cups filled with Compost. Provision of air circulation should be   provided. Small pores can be provided for the excess water to flow out.
Seed germination would take 5-7 days. Transplantation of the seedlings  can be done between 12-15 days. 
Plant's growth   is dependent on soil type. An ideal mix of compost and soil will help the plant grow faster. Buds starts coming in 30 - 40 days

3. Tomato



View: Tomato /Thakali Plantation

Seed
Transplantation
Growth
Grow seedlings in smaller cups filled with Compost. Provision of air circulation should be   provided. Small pores can be provided for the excess water to flow out.
Seed germination would take 5-7 days. Transplantation of the seedlings  can be done between 12-17 days. 
Plant's growth   is dependent on soil type. An ideal mix of compost and soil will help the plant grow faster. Buds starts coming in 40 - 50


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