Posted by ENF on July 23, 2010 ·
Jaffna Brinjal in our Green house
Jaffna Brinjal is a variety of Indian egg plants. It is a very popular item among the South Asian population.
Each is sold for over $2 but getting them fresh is always a challenge since they are imported from South Asia and Carribbean.
We developed the seeds from backyards and used our basement grow rack to grow them.
Planted these ones inside hoop house on second week of May and the outside [Read More...
Posted by ENF on July 6, 2010 ·
ENF green house in Brampton with 6 types of tomatoes, 3 types of peppers, 3 types of eggplants, 3 types of spinach, 2 types of cucumbers, paavai bitter gourd and Lankan long beans.
We purchased this hoop house structure from a retired local farmer, diassembled, moved and re built it ourselves in first week of May, 2010.
We felt a need for season extension to be more business competitive in Ontario. We also wanted to [Read More...
Posted by ENF on June 30, 2010 ·
Jaffna (Brinjal) Eggplant with potato beetles(before)
Same plant after hand squishing and soap water spray treatment(after)
This is in our Brampton green house. We initially had 3 plants infected.
We squished as many as possible and had soap water sprayed twice.
They moved to another row of eggplants but we kept hand squishing them into extinction.
We haven’t seen any on our eggplants in the last two weeks.