It has been noticed that some level of advantages came with the regular farm practice of applying stakes to climbing vegetables and flowers, including cucumber. When you stake, you have relatively easy access to all the cucumber, there is also high productivity in the containers coupled with the fact that it does not give room […]
Cukes are natural climbers that grow healthier on a vertical trellis system. The reason one should use a cucumber trellis when growing cucumbers, is because cukes, like most cucurbits, use climbing tendrils to climb upright towards the light source and by doing so they extend their branches vertically allowing better air circulation. When you are able to increase air flow, […]
The practice of supporting cucumber plants has the advantage of preventing diseases, making it easier to harvest, keeping the fruit clean, make it simple to spray and observe for problems. There are several ways in which you can provide support for cucumber including cucumber cages, stakes, trellis, etc. Types of Cucumber Support Cucumber Cages Cucumbers […]
HORTOCLIPS tutoring rings together with HORTOMALLAS support netting provide the complete tutoring solution for vegetable crops.
The tutoring rings can be used together with support netting and clips to tutor plants. The importance of having a good tutoring system for vegetable crops based around HORTOMALLAS support netting and HORTOCLIPS tutoring rings is clear: an upright plant separated from soil moisture grows free from the amount of plant pathogens that affect untutored […]
The advantages of tutoring with HORTOMALLAS outweigh using agricultural raffia There are many advantages of tutoring with HORTOMALLAS. Strong winds and heavy rain, overly soft soil or faulty posts can often cause a section of vegetable support netting to collapse, whether it has been made using raffia or HORTOMALLAS. Tutoring with HORTOMALLAS on the other […]
Mechanical stress reduces your production yield by many tons per hectare Mechanical stress appears as a physical alteration in the plant or in one of its parts and can affect the plant at any stage of its development. Wind and rain are the main factors causing mechanical stress but there are other factors too such […]