Green house november 2019

open field being prepared

open field being prepared

pawpaw


this is reviving of green house activities after the severe drought. there is more activities now  being done i the green house

  • 4 greenhouses actively holds vegetables, 2 have tomatoes, 1 spinach, 1 have green pepper and sukuma wiki.
  • open fields have Sukuma wiki, long tail red pepper, onions, pumpkins, water melons, pawpaw is doing well, mangoes is producing fruits now.
  • in the farms we planted beans, green gram, kunde, cow peas, and another new peas, maize is in a small area and we also planted it late.
new employee preparing open fields

new employee preparing open fields

open filed under preparation

open filed under preparation

though we prepared the land early  we started planting a little late due to lack of certified seed in the market. hence we waited for GOK distributed seeds which came late October. we hope if the rains comes back we shall have good harvest of legumes.

pan 2 damanged

pan 2 damanged

dry pans 2

dry pans 2

disaster of pan 2 no water at all

disaster of pan 2 no water at all

pan 2 disaster

pan 2 disaster

we have water only in pan 1 which is full but pan 2 is a disaster, it collected water and then it got finished very soon. up to now we have been using water from pan 2 but we have water to last utmost 2 days only an then we start with pan1. which is a bit too early for us.

pan 1

pan 1

pan 1 full of water

pan 1 full of water

  • beehives – 5 hives have  colonies, we made observation that the colonies became large and some migrated  but non entered into our empty hives. flowering have started  and we hope this will increase the honey production, in October we had about 800g of honey from 1 hive.despite the water we hope to improve on our income from green house and nutritional support for obbitu children

 hopefully we shall provide more updates soonest again


seedlings in th bags

seedlings in th bags

trays carring seedling

trays carring seedling

nursery in the green house

nursery in the green house

nursery in the green house due to heavy rains

nursery in the green house due to heavy rains


tomatoes in green house 1

tomatoes in green house 1

tomatoes in green house 3

tomatoes in green house 3

tomatoes

tomatoes

sukuma wiki during dry season

sukuma wiki during dry season

sukuma in open field

sukuma in open field

mangoes start producing fruits now

mangoes start producing fruits now


spinach in the green house

spinach in the green house

spinach in green house 4

spinach in green house 4


pawpwa fruits

pawpwa fruits

 

pawpaw doing well

pawpaw doing well


green pepper picked for ale

green pepper picked for ale

green pepper packed in sack for sale in pieces

green pepper packed in sack for sale in pieces


green gram

green gram

green gram our first trial

green gram our first trial


maize seedling poorly germinated na dreplaced with beans

maize seedling poorly germinated na dreplaced with beans

beans free of weeds

beans free of weeds

beans already weeded area it is at maturity stage

beans already weeded area it is at maturity stage


cow peas

cow peas

cow peas first trial hoping for more rains to grow

cow peas first trial hoping for more rains to grow


beehives with colonies near greenhouse 1

beehives with colonies near greenhouse 1

beehive with colonies near pan 1

beehive with colonies near pan 1


green pepper during drought

green pepper during drought

green pepper ready for harvest, surved the drought

green pepper ready for harvest, surved the drought




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