So many home gardeners find it difficult to grow these vegetables, but there’s no need to give up on carrots, says Bill Kerr.
It’s important to adapt and revise your management strategies as the cropping environment, yield potential, commodity prices and input costs change.
Many people think that growing new plants or trees from cuttings should be left to qualified horticulturists. In fact, this technique is relatively simple, says Shane Brody.
This vegetable is ideal for the home garden. It’s easy to grow, tasty, and highly nutritious, says Bill Kerr.
This is one of the most destructive diseases of cowpeas, according to Dr Alina Mofokeng of the Agricultural Research Council’s Grain Crops Institute.
In South Africa, groundnuts are grown in the summer rainfall areas under irrigation or dryland conditions. Farmers with limited resources, particularly those in the northern and eastern parts of South...
Dark green vegetables help strengthen bones and are generally excellent for health, especially in older people.
A brief overview on cultivating this versatile fruit, which arrived in South Africa in the 17th century.
Plant lettuce types that enable you to harvest the leaves as required over a long period, says vegetable specialist, Bill Kerr.
The brinjal or eggplant is a species of nightshade, and therefore related to the potato and tomato.
In preparing your vegetable patch, the ideal is to prepare the soil only once, and then switch to no-till.
Tea is a challenging crop, but can be financially worthwhile under the right conditions.