Vegetable gardening is a rewarding experience. With the costs of living rising at an unpredictable level, it would be possible to save money, augment your income and directly benefit your family’s health by growing vegetables in your backyard.
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Saluyot or jute plant is so common in the Philippines that it does not need to be propagated, it is just like other weeds thriving in non cultivated open fields as well as tilled farmlands. They come in green or red variety.
Alugbati is a common backyard plant in the Philippines where it is used as vegetable and source of herbal medicine. They either propagate the green or the purplish red variety.
Patola or sponge gourd are produced by some farmers for vegetable consumption while others allow it to mature on the vines for few more months before harvesting, to make it ready in processing for its fiber known as loofah.