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Horticultural Espalier – Benefits And Ideas

Reasons to try Horticultural espalier Horticultural espalier started a long time ago. It is an ancient horticultural practice that involves pruning and training of trees or shrubs to grow flat against a support. This usually creates a living sculpture. In the past, espaliering was a horticultural practice use to create outdoor walls in places like […]


Tutoring vegetables in modern farming

How are vegetables tutored today? Tutoring vegetables is an important part of modern agriculture although the materials and tutoring methods have changed as time has moved on, from tutoring with traditional raffia, to using horticultural trellis netting which has become popular in recent years.   Solanaceae (tomatoes, chili peppers and eggplants/aubergines), cucurbits (chayote, pumpkin, cantaloupe melons, […]


Reduce mechanical stress with HORTOMALLAS: Download the pdf “How to Manual”

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 […]


Tutoring Manual for Solanaceae

  Download the Solanaceae Tutoring Manual FREE: optimize your horticulture with HORTOMALLAS How to tutor solanacae with support netting   The “Tutoring Solanacae” Manual: Optimize Your Horticulture, is a tutoring manual aimed at all farmers looking for new tutoring techniques for vegetable farming, especially solanacae. There is a variety of tutoring methods around today reflecting […]


Why use double walled of support netting or V supports.

Advantages of double walled tutoring nets on both sides of furrows. The method of using double walled tutoring nets reduces the mechanical stress on the plants and slows down the spread of plant pathogens. You might ask yourself how to save manpower when fastening plants to the HORTOMALLAS horticultural netting. Using double rows of netting trellis […]


Horticulture trellising system against cucumber botrytis

Cucumber Botrytis: saving vegetables with a trellis netting system Cucurbits have a particular importance for most agricultural economies in warmer climates around the world and cucumber botrytis can cause large scale damages to the individual grower and to the agricultural sector overall if left untreated, as cucurbits are an important portion of today´s horticultural income, […]