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When support netting falls down: advantages of tutoring with HORTOMALLAS

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 […]


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 squash plant and other climbers with tendrils

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 […]


Using trellis netting for tomato, green beans and sweet peas.

How to use trellis netting for your vegetable and sweet peas growing. A nylon knitted net  with rhomboidal patterns is sometimes used as trellis netting for vegetable sweet peas and long bean tutoring in Taiwan for annual crops, also an extruded polypropylene white net is used very successfully. This vegetable net is tied to metallic […]


The moon phases and the tutoring of vegetables.

How to improve crop efficiency and production by paying attention to the moon. Since ancient times the moon has influenced the land. Farmers use it as guide for different farming activities, to them it is the best existing calendar. However many people still ask themselves if there is indeed a link between agricultural labor and […]