Today Loo Urban Farm is honored to be invited by MaGIC to share our Social Enterprise journey with a large group of students at Politeknik Prai together with other Social Enterprises. Other speakers are Mr Daniel from Arus Acadamy; Andrew and Amelia from 100% Project.
This is the first time I deliver a speech in Bahasa Malaysia to a large crowd of a few hundreds participants. It has been a long time did not use Bahasa Malaysia to deliver my thought. Furthermore, all my slide was prepared in English. It was at the spot decision that I wanted to deliver the sharing in Bahasa the crowd consist of majority Malay ethnics. I think I have done a pretty good job.Continue Reading >>>
Spiders are important agent is urban permaculture setup.
As part of my research to create an Urban Permaculture farm, I have included long legged spiders in my netting house.
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Guess. Why do I keep this old, unproductive cucumber tree?
The answer is; to keep the habitat for lady bugs to breed and grow its colony.
The last time when I see all these insects on my cucumber tree, I went to kill them one by one with fingers. Very soon, my whole garden of cucumber trees are full of aphids and have to terminate all of cucumber plants. I felt sorry to have killed all my natural echo friends.Continue Reading >>>
On this day; 20th Dec 2015, 3am morning, my beloved mother has leave everything behind and make her way to a better place.
It was a long walk in her life. She has been struggling all the life since young till old. Added with stroke 15 years ago. Bed ridden 5 years ago, On cathether and tube feeding 3 years ago. That was such a long, difficult walk.Continue Reading >>>
Prepare the compose
In the process of clearing grass to prepare for my green house, I was not sure how to handle hips of grass cleared from the land. I then put them all in one empty space and covered them with kanvas. A month later, I found most of the grass has decomposed and there are a lot of earth worms in it. That is very interesting indeed.
Add chicken drops
Based on that experience, I try to improve the method and make my whole process more effecient. I move my chicken barn to a piece of land where I will be planting vegetables a few months later. I cut the grass and through them into the chicken barn. The checken will eat some of the grass. The remaining will dried and start to decompose. As days goes by, chicken drop drops on the grass adding source of N(Nitrogen) to it. As the place has a lot of earthworms, “vermicompsting” started
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