Organic manures are natural products used by farmers to enhance suitable crop production. There are various forms of organic manures Pot composting or kitchen residue Segregate household waste to dry and wet. Put in two different containers. When the wet container is full, put it in first compost pit then add dry leaves, semi composed …

LAND PREPARATION By: Teresia Gathoni This is the process of preparing the soil for planting to provide a soil environment favorable for plant growth. Importance of land preparation It kills weeds It improves soil erosion It destroys different stages of crop pests Encourages penetration of roots and infiltration of water Incorporates manure/nutrients to the soil …

INTRODUCTION For one to contemplate farming, they must have land. Types of land ownership Freehold It is similar to inheritance. This is where one succeeds land that exist in the family lineage. Advantages Security of ownership It is a cheap way of owning land You have freedom of choice on what to plant Disadvantages It …

For mine is to mine in grounds neglected I believe there’s something special in each They call me a farmer For mine is to till lands, virgin and used, all to produce something to feed They call me a giver For mine is to give too much, not knowing my limits, are there really? Because …

When I was a child, the easiest way to make me believe you is by saying, I promise A promise, that could ring my mind till you deliver I was lucky, mine parents rarely disappointed And if they did, they could make it up to me And somewhere in the transitioning to adulthood I adapted …

My auntie, days after graduation, had already started talking to me about marriage ‘Now that you’ve graduated, the only thing remaining is you to bring us, kamundu’ she said She also went ahead to advice me on how these days graduates are too proud to settle, how a strong woman fights for her marriage And …

I recall the origin of fake smiles Remember, when you used to pose for a class photo and were forced to all shout ‘Ngwacii’ For the photographer to capture the ‘cii’ So do our eyes capture moments of people’s smiles And we feel good, thanks to people who their impression is always a smiley face …

Supremacy battle in the senate is at the offing with each passing day. This has arisen due to the very divisive bill in the house splitting the ruling party right in the middle with one faction holding its horse led by the Murang’a senator Irungu Kangata. The other half has the team calling itself team …