MALACAÑANG PARK: Idle Land Into Lush Veggie Garden

MALACAÑANG PARK: Idle Land Into Lush Veggie Garden

An idle land measuring exactly 628 square meters at the Malacañang Park in Manila has been transformed into a lush vegetable garden in just a matter of 40 days. This was learned from Dr. Isa Cojuangco Suntay of the Tarlac Heritage Foundation that is collaborating with the Presidential Security Group to undertake the project.

MALACAÑANG PARK: Idle Land Into Lush Veggie Garden
Veggies at the vegetable garden at the Malacañang Park ready for harvest in a week’s time.

The vegetables will be used to feed government personnel and the needy living in the surrounding areas. Among the vegetables planted on December 23, 2016 are kangkong, pechay, mustard and okra. Most of the vegetables will be ready for harvest first week of February 2017.

MALACAÑANG PARK: Idle Land Into Lush Veggie Garden
Young veggies.

Those who are working in the garden include soldiers as well as office staff of PSG. Anthony Cortes, an agriculturist who previously worked for a well known seed company but who is now president of Corvill Agricom, is providing technical advice. His company distributes a plant growth accelerator called Supravim.

MALACAÑANG PARK: Idle Land Into Lush Veggie Garden
Another view of the vegetable garden.
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