Growing vegetables in areas of heavy rainfall has been a challenge usually taken up using glass and poly houses. We are trying a similar, but more open mix with farm yard waste. With the top protected from the rain, while it’s reducing direct sunlight, the staff on ground have come up with a permanent bed structure confined with spare fibre sheets from the farm. It’s difficult to tell how well the plants will grow but they’ve sprouted and are well for now.
Like the shed for the permanent vegetable beds, the vermicompost units have been made using the same material for the structure. A blend of leaves and twigs with cow dung and worms. These are early stages, but we are hoping for the best
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