Sunday, August 27, 2017

Monsoon season vegetables

Farmer should be self-sufficient. Food is a very important department of self-sufficiency. We are growing our staple food - paddy. Next in the list are vegetables. These are the vegetable crops we planted so far in this monsoon.

A female pumpkin flower
(a bee is busy pollinating the flower - click to see full size image)

Pumpkin (ಕುಂಬಳ/ಚೀನಿ ಕಾಯಿ) creeper
(a colocasia plant and a coconut
plant are seen in the background) 

Growing pumpkin with a smaller one in the background and buds
Colored cucumber creeper (ಮಗ್ಗೆ/ಮೊಗೆ/ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಸೌತೆ ಕಾಯಿ ) 

Large cucumber creeper (ದೊಡ್ಡ ಸೌತೆ/ಮುಳ್ಳು ಸೌತೆ)

Red pumpkin creeper (ಕೆಂಪು/ಗೋವೆ ಕುಂಬಳ)

Bitter gourd creeper (ಹಾಗಲ)

Flame flower/Purslane/Talinum (ನೆಲಬಸಳೆ)

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