There is something amusing about growing sweet corn in the city, or at least, attempting to. Haha! It feels weird, challenging, and fulfilling at the same time. Since the summer of 2015, I have tried to grow corn in our container bed three times. The first time produced the best results, the second time became … Continue reading It’s Time to Go and Grow

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Out of all the vegetables I’ve planted at home, so far, okra was the easiest and the most fruitful plant that grew in a few months. From two plants in containers, I was able to harvest more than a hundred okra pods! Woohoo! I’ll be sharing some of the photos and tips throughout the process. … Continue reading How to Grow Okra in Containers

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This morning, I harvested my second batch of pechay leaves, which are also known as Bok choy or Chinese cabbage in other countries. The leaves I got from this batch were much bigger than the first ones I had last August. The ironic thing about it? I didn’t even know that I had one pechay … Continue reading Make Room for Growth

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As mentioned in my previous post about melons , here are some things that we can take note of when we’re growing melons in containers. :) 1. Grow Seedlings Start by planting seeds in small plastic cups filled with soil. It’s best to plant one seed in each cup for easier transplanting. Then, sprinkle fertilizer on … Continue reading How to Grow Melons in Containers

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