In Tina Cabrera-Gerona’s residence in Pasay, a cluttered stock area was converted into an open-air dining and garden space where she now creates new memories with her growing family. They planned to maximize their rooftop and make it more alive, so they gradually turned it into a green space. Starting with her father’s yellow palmera and kalachuchi, they gradually brought life and greenery to idle spots on their rooftop.
FROM “PLANT KILLER” TO SUPER GARDENER
Before this, Gerona had already made several attempts to grow plants before, and even considered herself a plant killer, but everything changed when she became a mother. “Ever since I became a mom, the nurturing side of me just grew. And somehow, I was able to extend that to my plants too! This may be another miracle of motherhood. Everything just grew from there,” said Gerona.
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REMINDERS WHEN GETTING GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES CERTIFICATION FOR CORN FARMING
AS PER THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (DA), Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is a set of guidelines to ensure safety and quality in fruit and vegetable production. A webinar series hosted by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Central Luzon talks about these Good Agricultural Practices, particularly for corn farming.
FORMER SALES ASSOCIATE NOW RUNS HIS OWN SEEDLING BUSINESS WITHOUT OWNING LAND
AS OPPOSED to what many people think, one doesn’t have to buy a lot in order to start a farm business. Arnel Tandang, 50, operations manager and owner of AGT Seedlings Supply, proves that establishing an agricultural enterprise is possible even if you don’t own property.
SECOND TIME'S A CHARM: NORTH COTABATO FARMER FINDS PROFIT IN NATURAL FARMING
FARMING is one of the sources of income at Aleosan municipality, North Cotabato. Vicente S. Cornelio, Jr Tatay Sinon to friends, from Barangay Palacat is one such farmer.
PASSION FOR COFFEE LED A UK NATIONAL TO START A PLANTATION IN BATANGAS
COFFEE has become an important element in starting one’s day. A fresh cup can awaken the senses and help many face the day. Apart from this, the beverage has a wide range of flavors and aromas that people can change according to their preference. Still, the taste of pure, quality coffee can speak for itself even without sugar, cream, and other additions.
FARMING FAMILY TURNS COCONUT PLANTATION INTO THRIVING INTEGRATED FARM
THERE’S A SAYING THAT GOES, “the family that prays together stays together.” This can also be the same for the family who farms.
REVOLUTIONIZING PHILIPPINE FISH FARMING AQUACULTURE COMPANY GROWS TILAPIA IN INDOOR CONCRETE TANKS
WHEN ENGAGING IN BUSINESS, it pays to have a competitive edge or unique selling point to be able to rise above competitors in the market. These advantages can come in different forms such as products, services, and technology.
HOMEOWNER TURNS THEIR STORAGE AREA INTO A REFRESHING DINING AND GARDEN SPACE
A HOME holds a special place in Filipino culture. It’s both an area for personal relaxation as well as for entertaining guests.
TOUCHED BY THE SUN'S RAYS: BUKIDNON TRIBAL COOPERATIVE PRODUCES AWARD-WINNING COFFEE
THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BUKIDNON have been growing coffee for a long time, but it wasn’t until 2017 that their efforts were recognized on an international scale.
A PRIMER ON FREE RANGE CHICKEN PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT PART 1: BREEDS AND HOUSING
CHICKENS are the main source of some dinner table essentials such as eggs and meat. To meet the large demand of products, most chicken farms breed their chickens indoors in wire cages or similar conditions to properly manage the layers or broilers.
Farming In Times Of Pandemic
One of the most pleasant surprises of the pandemic is the sudden trend of urban gardening and backyard farming. The scarcity of some basic supplies, coupled with the “stay at home” policy has encouraged people to get interested in growing their own food.
Palace, Church, Pacquiao Pay Tribute To Mothers
In celebration of Mother’s Day, Malacañang lauded all moms yesterday for their “unmatched sacrifices” and recognized the contributions of those who serve both the home and the frontlines in the battle against the pandemic.
PH receives largest vaccine shipment
Arrival of over 2 million AstraZeneca doses to boost inoculation program
‘The one that's right in front of you'
Perusing the social media posts of the week, I was struck by how so many were decrying the lack of any National Vaccination Plan or recovery plan for the sorry state in which this recent unabated upsurge in COVID-19 cases has left us in.
‘Aid beneficiaries included dead persons, minors, OFWs'
An administration congressman yesterday criticized the implementation of the latest cash aid or ayuda for low-income families in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces that were affected by the recent lockdown.
5 drug, kidnap suspects slain in shootouts
Five suspected drug pushers and kidnappers were killed in alleged shootouts in Pasay and Parañaque since Friday night.
Another Pasay barangay placed on lockdown
Another barangay in Pasay was locked down yesterday amid the rising cases of COVID-19.
2 slain in Pasay drug bust
Police officers shot dead two men who allegedly fought back during a drug sting in Pasay on Friday night.
BOC raids COVID clinic in Pasay
The Bureau of Customs confiscated P1.5 million worth of medicines during a raid on a storage facility reportedly being used as a makeshift COVID-19 clinic in Pasay, the BOC reported yesterday.
4 ships crash as Ulysses hits
Four ships crashed as strong winds brought by Typhoon Ulysses buffeted Metro Manila yesterday.
BARCELONA ON MY MIND
Take a trip to the beautiful city of Barcelona through the sumptuous offerings of BCN by Las Flores