An update on the steps vegetable garden

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An update on the steps vegetable garden

The winter vegetables are coming to an end. Tomatoes, peppers, watermelon, honeydew melon and pumpkin have been sown or are in the process of being converted. The employees who run the vegetable garden in ongombombade Maintain and order, are highly motivated and are currently facing the greatest challenge: large flocks of Quelea's red-billed finches, which fly in huge flocks over the fields and eat a lot of the grown vegetables, especially the tender saplings. In addition, mongooses and ground squirrels join them. They are again not satisfied with the yields of the rainy season and also eat the vegetables.

Prevent the worst with tricks

With bird wire and closed shadow nets, the worst is prevented with combined forces and tricks in order to protect the harvest and keep the animals away from the fields.

In order to deliver the harvested vegetables to the surrounding school canteens and more distant towns and to sell them there, can be donated here for a used pick-up, which will also be used as a sales stand for small street markets.

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