Slamdams: the technology that saved Laikipia from flooding

With the on-going rainfall, Laikipia county government has adopted Slamdam technology to control the devastating effects…

When is best time to apply nitrogen?

Expert says midseason and late-season applications don’t always make sense. Nitrogen applications at planting can give…

How to Grow Hass Avocado: Simple Steps for Beginners

Learn to cultivate Hass Avocado, celebrated for its creamy taste and health benefits. This straightforward guide covers…

The garden’s waking up again. Spring chores to tackle first

As trees, shrubs, perennials and insects enter a new phase of life in our gardens, we,…

Farmers finding hope in regenerative agriculture

Emerging from the recent enhanced rainfall, much of the expansive Kitui County remains green, but signs…

Growing Dill: Tips for success in herb cultivation

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a flavourful herb belonging to the celery family (Apiaceae). It is native…

Not all vegetables are annuals. Here are some that come back year after year

Most vegetables grown in home gardens are annuals. They wither and die at the end of…

City backyard gives concrete jungle a break

Susan Ogeno’s city backyard is breathtaking. In a city that is rapidly becoming a concrete jungle,…

Best gift to give a gardener in the festive season

A couple of things make Christmas the best time of the year; the lights, the decorations,…

ABCs of building a hanging garden

A hanging garden is a common trick utilised by plant lovers living in an apartment or…