Wednesday, 17 December 2014

LUHYA TRADITIONAL VEGETABLES LIVOGOI AND LIKABICHI LIA MANYOYI COMES TO NAIROBI

Writer Francis Ilahaka inspect traditional vegetables at his Railwaylinevegetable garden in Langata.The garden recently introduced original Luhya traditional vegetables  Livogoi and   sukuma commonly known in Luhya Likabichi  lia manyonyi and for Nairobi Mama
mbogo Kanzira.
The two traditional vegetables are among best in Western Kenya grown at fertile place using traditional  manure no modern fertilizer
 is needed.
 The introduction of the original   vegetables whose seeds are direct from Western Kenya comes with outcry from users that
  modern seedling being sold in Nairobi    are not good as original ones while livogoi seeds are not available in the city  and vegetables
 sold in  Nairobi are direct from Western Kenya.
  Railwayline Vegetable Garden plans to produce itd seedlings under community seeds  production and give them to Nairobi  Urban farmers.
  The vegetables are performing  well in Nairobi without modern fertilizers and as always waste fruits and vegetables will be used to keep them healthy