In Photos: BJMP Mandaue starts urban gardening for therapy, stable food supply

Doris C. Bongcac 09/02/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Male detainees and personnel of the Mandaue City Jail have ventured into urban gardening to overcome the stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic and augment their food supply. In an advisory, the Bureau…

Mandaue to distribute more seedlings for urban gardeners

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In a bid to further promote urban gardening amid quarantine, the Mandaue City Government will be distributing more plant seedlings to individuals who want to venture on this particular type of horticulture. The…

Learn to love urban gardening with Plant Buddy PH

Immae Lachica 06/22/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— Running out of new things to try while locked up due to this health crisis? How about trying urban gardening? If you aren’t very comfortable about it yet, there are those who…

Urban gardening pushed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The requirement for greener spaces and vertical gardens may be made part of the new normal in Cebu City if an ordinance for the adoption of urban food gardens here is approved by…

Mandauehanons told to try container gardening while ECQ is in effect

Norman V. Mendoza 03/31/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu -Want to try something productive while the enhanced community quarantine is in effect? The Mandaue City Agriculture Office (CAO) is asking city residents to try container gardening. Seeds and seedlings may be availed for…

Small but sustainable

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 08/10/2015

Hats off to the women in Sitio Kamanggahan in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City who are  among the growing number of citizens prioritizing ecological solid waste management (SWM) and small-scale and sustainable urban agriculture. Relying on their own…

‘Purok’ housewives keep village green in Guadalupe

Marian Z. Codilla 07/30/2015

They clean and segregate their neighbors’ garbage and  plant vegetables in open spaces. Outside their wooden shanties,  housewives keep gardens of ampalaya, spinach, pepper, malunggay, eggplant and cabbage. With a broom and sack in hand, the women…

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