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October 22, 2012
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Ganapathy
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Namaste 

 

This is my first Eggplant/brinjal plant and going to harvest it soon, before that I thought will Show Off 😉  

https://picasaweb.google.com/gan3d.ph/October222012

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October 23, 2012
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Congratulations.!!! I know the feeling 🙂

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Thanks,

Srikanth

October 23, 2012
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its an awsome feeling ..keep posting pics..

 

Happy gardeningSmile

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October 23, 2012
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Hai the plant is very good.But in our area i wont plant egg plants because it invites all types of pests&spread to other plants also it can be controlled by using only harmful pesticides ,bio does not work .

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October 23, 2012
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Hai the plant is very good.But in our area i wont plant egg plants because it invites all types of pests&spread to other plants also it can be controlled by using only harmful pesticides ,bio does not work .

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October 23, 2012
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Hi,

 

Healthy plants and good harvest. Like Raghu says, Brinjal is very much prone to insects. Prevention is better than cure.

 

GG

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October 24, 2012
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Thank you all for ur replies,encouragement and suggestions. 

For pest controle I have different approach, I use homa ash(miracle ash) and also spray Divya Dravya (energised water). 

 

Ganapathy

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October 24, 2012
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Hi evryone,

 

If u plant garlic around ur main vegetable,it repells the pests from attacking any vege or plant.

 

this is one of the method to control harmful insects.

 

Happy gardeneing to all.

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October 24, 2012
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Ganapathy said:

Namaste 

 

This is my first Eggplant/brinjal plant and going to harvest it soon, before that I thought will Show Off 😉  

https://picasaweb.google.com/gan3d.ph/October222012

Hay Ganapathy,

 

It is just awesome. You must start exploring yummy recipes for the crop.

Can you please share the pot size which you used to plant this variety. I have also bought the seeds of eggplant (the dark purple one) recently and waiting for the germination. Your experience will help me do it in a right way.

I have pots available from 8" to 12" but don't know how deep it requires. 

Regards..

Viny

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October 24, 2012
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@viny, First I used a tea cup to sow the seed in coco peat and then I have transplanted into 10 inch cement pot. I suggest you to use 12''. bigger the better. Make sure to plant only 1 per pot. 

Have transplanted green long eggplant in a grow bag, yet to see how it grows.

You can also grow them in 20lts plastic bucket. 

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October 25, 2012
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Thanks. Will do as suggested and might bother you in future also in case any other help required.

 

Thanks once again

 

Rgds; Viny

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November 6, 2012
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You thought tomato plant needs big pot?, no not really !!

 

Tomato plant grown in a small 2.5" pot/cup. Its already flowering also.

Seeds - Indam naveen

 

https://picasaweb.google.com/gan3d.ph/November2201202#5806613234812850594

https://picasaweb.google.com/gan3d.ph/November2201202#5806613230943986226

 

Let me know your comments, tips !!

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November 7, 2012
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Excellent Show, Ganapathy.

Even I have planted few Brinjals and they have just started. I should be careful about the pests. As someone said, I should plant garlic around the plants.

I had some good Okra plants and they gave me good yield. But with the recent rains in Chennai, I have lost couple of them and only one is standing still. I am planning to remove them and plant new seeds. 

I wanted to know if it will be an advantage if I plant a different plant (like Okra or any other beans) in the pot where I had Okra? or I should only plant okra seeds in them?

Please advice.

~Jay

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