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1. For vegetable climbers a ready made support net can be used.
2. Flowers like Chlerodendron, marigold, gomphrena balsum, chrysanthemum, nerium, cockscomb, tube rose, lotus and jasmine can also be planted along with vegetables
vegetable farming activities can be done following the njattuvela calendar based on the position of the sun
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Poultry farming and Fish farming can be taken up along with vegetable gardening.
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Vegetable and Fruit Promotion Council Keralam (VFPCK), which is implementing
the Harithanagari programme to encourage people to cultivate vegetables,
will set up vegetable gardens at households under the programme
For more details contact VFPCK on Tel: 0484-2427455/-2427544 or contact your nearest krishi bhavan.
Low cost hybrid seed varieties of salad cucumber (heera, subadra) , partenocarpic cucumber (KPCH-1), seedless watermelon (swarna yellow variety, shonima red variety) ridge gourd (KRH- 1) and brinjal (neelima resistant to bacterial wilt with violet fruits)have been released by the kerala agricultural university.
Organic farming course by kerala jaiva karshaka samithi in different districts of kerala Malappuram: 8129001449 Trissur: 98461 33100 Kottayam: 94005 88189 Palakkad: 94967 60839 kannur: 94477 09548
Harithosavam @ calicut
Vegetable gardening guide in Malayalam click to download pdf file. Operation Adukkala (kitchen garden) in ernakulam district Social media groups in facebook are also offering help for vegetable farming. https://www.facebook.com/groups/adukkalathottam/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/690268387724846/ Krishibhoomi a facebook group with nearly 1.75 lakh members who post their experiences of organic farming and produce is active in clearing doubts and exchanging solutions related to vegetable farming. For details, call 9846914404, 9495122678... ... Telephone numbers for information on vegetable farming: Call toll free phone number 1800- 180- 1551 vegetable gardening kit available at kerala agricultural university mannuthy can be delivered through courier phone number 0487 2370773, 8547396759 / 9995086642.
Help for queries regarding home vegetable garden contact betwen 10 am and 5 pm ( only regarding vegetable gardening) Kerala State Seed Development Authority. on working days 91 -487 2360299 91-487 2390510 e- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org fax: 0487 2365042 .. ....