Use trellis for pumpkins and squash tutoring and you will wonder why you didn’t do it before! Squash is a plant that grows extremely long and thin vines which take a lot of space, making it hard to maintain and harvest it when cultivated scattered on the ground. Vertical plant training is a very good […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
How to use tendrils of the squash plant to work in your favor. The chayote squash plant (sechium edule) is from the cucurbitaceae family on which tutoring and trellising techniques may be applied for crop management and increased yields. But what is tutoring and how does it work? Training plants using a support netting method […]