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Homestead Gardening

A Manual for Program Managers, Implementers, and Practitioners

This manual includes helpful programming and gardening tips to improve the performance implementation of homestead gardens. These are designed to provide insight into some of the lessons learned from implementing homestead gardening activities in Lesotho and to suggest possible adaptations or replacement materials.

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Contents

Introduction v
 
1  Getting Started 7
2  Keyhole Gardens 11
3  Trench Gardens 19
4  Potholing (Conservation Agriculture) 23
5  Soil Fertility 29
6  Pest Control 35
 
Appendix A: Seed Selection 37
Appendix B: OPV vs. Hybrid Seeds 37
Appendix C: Suggested Reading 37

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