- A Nigerian woman, Arinola Ifeoma Awokoya, has said that she harvested fresh okro from her cement sack garden
- Arinola revealed that the farming took 8 weeks, adding that she would be getting more okro from her garden for some time
- Many people praised her unconventional farming skill as they said they would practise the same in their homes
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A Nigerian woman identified as Arinola Ifeoma Awokoya has shown that sack farming could be a very sustainable way of planting crops.
In a post on Sunday, March 28, the woman said she recently harvested fresh okro that she planted in small cement sacks.
Explaining how the harvest will benefit her home, the woman said that her husband, Mr Awokoya, will be fed a plate of pounded yam and fresh okro and catfish soup.
The woman added that knowing how to enjoy the simple things of life makes it really enjoyable.
Many people have since praised the woman's beautiful gardening skill, saying she did the unusual to achieve an excellent result.
See her post below:
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the reactions to her tweet below:
"A lot of Nigerian youth feel you've to be Davido or participate in BBN before you can enjoy life, NO! Life is also enjoyable in a simple way without glamour."
"I am a tenant somewhere, but I'd love to do something like this with the small verander at my bedroom balcony, so that my landlady won't think I want to turn her house into a farm. I need idea to plant this okro."
"Now you don't need to go to the market for Okro. Honestly this is worth emulating. Procrastination will be the death of me."
"You blow my mind the sunday afternoon ma. Meaning I can interlock my compound and still have a farm. No need to till one land somewhere. Thank you for this ma."
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Meanwhile, it was earlier reported that a Nigerian woman has shared on social media a practical way farmers and agriculture enthusiasts can plant their crops right at the comfort of their compound in their houses - the sack bag farming method.
The woman who identified herself as Sikade Wemimo in videos shared on Twitter by @oba_jero said with this approach to farming, there really will be no need for huge farmlands to cultivate crops.
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