Slow but sure
What is the correlation between the slow but sure slogan and fruit farming?
“Slow but sure” is a proverb of uncertain origin. It may mean “cautious but steady progress”, or “take one step after another, carefully”. In fruit farming, slow but sure means taking the necessary steps to ensure a good and profitable harvest.
Fruit farming: slow but sure?
This is one of those practices where you can monitor all factors and optimize step by step. If you do too much and too fast your results won’t be pleasing. Fruit farming has grown more and more popular over the years. But taking care of fruit-bearing plants like orange or lemon trees is not easy, you have to take a lot of steps to make sure that your harvest will be profitable.
What you should know
That’s why the slogan “slow but sure” fits perfectly when it comes to making money from fruit farming.
But wait before starting with the next batch of agriculture. The first year isn’t all about planning and laying out strategies; it’s time to plant seedlings and let nature take its course. Your plants could grow faster than expected which will give you more crops faster than expected as well!
The slow but sure slogan has been considered to be one of the most effective farming slogans ever. It is still used today by farmers who want their crops to grow well and to produce high yields.
The slogan goes like this “A slow but sure crop is better than a fast but poor one”. Farmers use it to encourage themselves and their workers to patiently wait for a result of a good crop even if the period is long.
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It is important to know the best time for planting, what kind of soil or manure to use when to fertilize, how much water should be applied, and growth hormones. These are just some of the things that can affect fruit farming. Farmers also need to know if they want their farm to produce fruits that are harvested throughout the year or just at one time.
To succeed in fruit farming all steps should be done slowly and efficiently. For instance, you should:
Take the right location for your plants. If you want successful orange or lemon trees, plant them in well-lit areas where there is plenty of room to grow. They should be placed in an area where they will receive full sun during the day so that they can grow. These plants also need a lot of water, but make sure that these are regularly distributed throughout the soil around their roots. Make sure that you place stones around the base of your tree because this will prevent mud from splashing up onto your tree which could damage its flowers and fruits.
You have to prune your fruit trees because they quickly become overgrown if not taken care of. This is a factor that will influence the size and health of the fruit as well as its yield. You have to prune these trees because it improves air circulation, which helps to prevent diseases from spreading, and it also makes harvesting easier.
Apply manure on your plants by either using compost or organic manure. Make sure that you rotate your crops every year so that you don’t use up all of your soil’s nutrients while growing certain plants.
Taking all these aspects into consideration can be overwhelming for people who have never done fruit farming. This is why the slow but sure slogan can be very beneficial to them. It encourages them to know that they will eventually get the fruits that they are waiting for provided that they do not give up on their venture.
People should look at fruit farming as a lifetime project that requires patience and determination until the desired results are reached. Farmers who believe in this slogan know that they will reap positive results without giving up even if there are difficulties along the way.
These are some factors that you need to take into account when starting a fruit farming business, especially if you want to make sure that your endeavor will be profitable. You can ensure success by taking the necessary steps slowly but surely because this is how fruitful business ventures are done.
After all is said and done if you are a beginner?
All you need is to follow all steps carefully. It looks difficult at the beginning but it is not. Oxfarm Ltd will help you kick start your fruit farming venture by providing you with certified grafted seedlings and an agronomist to walk the journey with you.
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J am interested to grow this year 2022 one acre of Apples in my farm situated in Elgeyomarakwet county, marakwet west subcounty, Cherangany/ Chebororwa ward, Cherangany location, Tenden sublocation.Is it favourable in this area? J am planning to uproot coffee planted in the same farm and plant Apples.What is the price of one seedling and thus for one acre?.How many seedlings per acre.Where is market for apples.