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October 6, 2018

Taking care of Succulents

In Botany (the study of plants), succulents are plants that possess thick, fleshy leaves which are used as water storage. They have unique, striking appearances which […]
September 24, 2018

Pigeon peas for your Christmas pots 

Even though we are in the month of September, most of us are already planning for Christmas. In the Caribbean, it is a Christmas tradition to have […]
September 9, 2018

Diversify to agriculture  

By now we are all aware that jobs in Trinidad and Tobago are very difficult to obtain. It is without doubt that we live in a […]
August 2, 2018

The beauty of bees

There are over 20,000 known species of bees worldwide. Bees are one of the most helpful creatures even though many see them as being pests. The […]
July 15, 2018

Gardening tips for the rainy season

For the past two weeks, Trinidad & Tobago has experienced heavy rainfall which is expected to continue since we are only one month into the rainy […]
July 2, 2018

Constructing a backyard NFT Hydroponic System

In the May 6 column, we learnt about Nutrient Flow Technique (NFT) Hydroponic Systems. As promised, the below gives details for the design of a backyard […]