EXOTIC FRUITS-2: A survey so we know what to propagate

 EXOTIC FRUITS-2 We are posting here some of the exotic fruits at the Sarian Farm. Please tellus what you would like us to propagate in big numbers so we will be guided accordingly. Thank you! Advertisements

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EGGSHELL + Chicken Manure = Robust Guyabano!

WHEN YOU visit the farm managed by Carol Felicitas in Lipa City you will see right from the entrance 4-year-old guyabano trees that are so robust without any sign of pest infestation. When you ask her what chemical spray she is using, she will tell you she does not spray […]

RADISH DRIVES AWAY EGGPLANT BORERS!

DO YOU KNOW that planting radish alongside your eggplant will drive the borers away? Yes. That’s what a team of researchers from UP Los Baños found in a research some time back. MOST DESTRUCTIVE – The Eggplant Fruit and Stem Borer (EFSB) is the most destructive pest of eggplant. Growers […]

TOMATO CUTTINGS BEAR FRUITS IN 45 DAYS!

DID YOU KNOW that if you plant tomato cuttings your plants could start fruiting in just 45 days from planting? Yes, that’s the experience of Rolly Benosa of Sison, Pangasinan.  On the other hand, seedlings grown from seeds take 80 to  90 days before they start to bear fruit. OUR […]

AN EFFECTIVE DEWORMER FOR GOATS IS HERE!

A DEWORMER made from extracts of Makahiya (Mimosa pudica), caimito and Makabuhay (Tinosphora rumphii) has been developed for goats, packaged into 500 mg capsules by Dr. Tomas J. Fernandez of the Visayas State University in Baybay City, Leyte. MOST HARMFUL PARASITE – The dewormer can control Haemonchus contortus, the most […]

WITHOUT MICRONUTRIENTS: You will get poor yield!

PLANTS NEED micronutrients in very small amounts but they are important nevertheless for the plants’ proper growth, flowering and fruiting. Let’s get to know them. CALCIUM (Ca) – It is required by plants for continuous cell division and formation. It increases fruit setting; controls water intake/usage of cell colloids. If […]

HERE’S HOW A POOR BICOLANO GOT REALLY RICH

YOU DON’T have to remain poor if you have the initiative to help yourself. Plus the right persons you associate with. Just like Mariano Bañez, a Bicolano from Tinambac, Camarines Sur. He was a poor 29-year-old in 1961 when he headed for Cavite to look for work. He ended up […]

Getting to know R2E2 aka Peach Mango from Australia

ONE MANGO cultivar you can grow in your farm for your own enjoyment is the R2E2 that was released for commercial production in Australia in 1991. It has its own good traits. BIG WITH THICK SKIN – The fruit weighs 600 grams to 1 kilo each and it has a […]

FREE TASTE: Green Golden Queen Fruit At The Sarian Farm!

IF YOU VISIT the Sarian in Teresa, Rizal this week (May 25-30) you  can have a free taste of the Golden Queen fruit as a green mango. You will enjoy eating this because it is sweet and not sour. There are many more fruits that are already mature on our […]

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