New Extended Nursery - Lilongwe October 2014

During the winter we have been busy building the new shadecloth nursery just outside Lilongwe in  Malawi, it will be used to acclimatise plugs and grow them on in bags to be ready for planting at the onset of the rainy season.

 

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We extended the shadecloth area and placed weed matting to reduce the maintenance

 

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Planting out new plugs into bags to acclimatise and grow on

 

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Newly planted plugs

 

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New and older plantings in bags

 

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Older aclimatised plants now growing on for planting at the beginning of the rainy season

 

In the new year we will erect a hardening structure to enable the hardening of TCIII plantlets