Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department has started to issue the long waiting Do it yourself kit. This should be a happy news for all terrace gardeners. Currently the kit is distributed in Chennai and for other location, I request people to contact their local Horticulture Department and they should help you with more details. The kit details are given below:
Do It Yourself Kit Details:
- 6 Grow bags with 2 kg cocopeat in each
- Seeds (Bhendi, arakeerai, mulaikeerai, sedi avarai, raddish, palak keerai, coriander)
- Azospirillum 200gm
- Phosphobacteria 200gm
- Trichoderma Viride 100gm
- Water Soluble Fertilizer 1 kg
- Neam oil 100ml.
The first model of Do It Yourself Kit had more number of grow bags and other gardening related tools.
Do It Yourself Kit Second Model Cost:
Each kit cost Rs.500 and one can get any number of kits. Happy Gardening 🙂
Please watch this explainer video.
Update (July 2015). Do It Yourself Kit comes to Madurai and Tiruchi.
Post Update 2 (3 Jan 2017):
The kits are now available even at Madurai East, Madurai West and Tiruparankundram regional horticulture offices.
Heard that this kit is not available in many horticulture centres. Due to overwhelmed response its currently out of stock. Kindly call before you go. Or you can visit any popular ecommerce website like amazon where you can buy individual items as per your need.
Have found a vendor, Mr.Vijay, who is providing similar kind of terrace garden kit for Rs.555. You can call or whatsapp him to get more details 9962195426.