Vegetable Garden

The students working in the Garden

Seed Club Members in the Garden

The students involved in planting

Vismaya, Class VIII wins Best Student Award

Vismaya, Class VIII won Best Student Award under vegetable development programme

Seed Club - Inauguration

Ianuguration of Activities for the Year 2016

Seed Club - Seed Packet Distribution

Mr. Anil Kumar, Krishi Bhavan Pudussery distributed seed packets to students

Green School Clean School

Mr. C Karunakaran, AC, KVS RO Ernakulam planting the tree

Green School Clean School

Dr. Joy Joseph, Principal, KV No.2 Navalbase and Mr. Kumar Mohan, VP, KV Ottappalam planting trees

Green School Clean School

Mrs. Sarjana Sangha, Principal, KV Thrissur and Mr. RC Meena, Principal KV Idukki planting trees

Seed Club members in the garden

Members of Seed Club engaged in cleaning the garden

mathrubhumi Nehru Group Shradha Seminar Inauguration

Inauguration of Shradha - an initiative on Traffice and Drug Awareness

mathrubhumi Nehru Group Shradha Seminar Inauguration

Inauguration of Shradha - an initiative on Traffice and Drug Awareness

Sowing Seeds

Members of Seed Club sowing seeds in the Pudussery Suryachira paddy field

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

List of Seeds Distributed

LIST OF SEEDS AND ITS USES


1. Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) ചീര

  • It is an edible flowering plant. 
  • It grows up to 30cm tall. 
  • It is an excellent source of vitamin K, A, B2, B6, E, C, calcium, potassium, manganese, folate, magnesium, iron and copper. 
  • It is a winter super food. 


2. Chilli (Capsicum frutescenes)പച്ചമുളക്
  • It is the fruit of plants from the genus capsicum, nightshade family. 
  • They are dried or pickled to preserve for longer periods. 
  • Dried chilies are grounded into powers as well.
  • Chili is by far the most important fruit in Bhutan.


3. Ladies Finger ( Okra - Abelmoschus esculentus) വെണ്ട
  • It belongs to the Mallow family. 
  • It is valued for its edible green seed pods which when cooked become slime.
  • It is rich in energy, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, E, C, K, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc.
  • Okra is high in antioxidants. 
  • It may be roasted and ground to form caffeine-free substitute for coffee. 
4. Tomato(Solanum lycopersicum) തക്കാളി
  • It is an edible red berry type of fruit. 
  • It belongs to the nightshade family.
  • It is used in salads, ketchup and soups.
  • Tomato juices are also prepared out of it. 
  • It is a fruit in fact a berry botanically but used as a vegetable for culinary purposes.



5. Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis) പയർ
  • Also known as yard long bean or pea bean.
  • Legume (pea) cultivated to be eaten as green pods.
  • It is eaten both fresh and cooked. 
  • In Kerala and Chinese cuisine it is used in stir fries.
  • Rich in protein, vitamin A, B1, B2, C, folate, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and manganese.

By: Anna Rose Antony

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2 comments:

  1. A really wonderful effort! Kudos to the brain behind it!!

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  2. A really wonderful effort! Kudos to the brain behind it!!

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Quiz for Students

Club Secretaries

Umesh S, X C
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Haritha, X A
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Nature Detectives (SeasonWatch)

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  • Kavya M, VI C - Mango
  • Sreya P, VI C- Mango