Open Day at Quinta de Souza

A visit to an organic vegetable garden in Thivim

Wondering which vegetables you can grow this monsoon?

Miguel Braganza and Green Essentials are pleased to announce an Open Day at an organic vegetable garden at Thivim, Goa. This organic homestead garden is set up by Galston D'souza and will provide inspiration to those looking to grow winter vegetables.


See vegetables like Brinjal, Gourds, Beans, Pumpkins, Bhende, Corn (and more) flourishing and get ideas for how you can plan your vegetable garden also. Discover how Panchagavya and Compost are created on-farm and their benefits for your fruit and vegetable plants.

NOTE: Kids are welcome to join their parents for this visit.

What You'll See

  • What vegetables can grow in the Monsoon (and what can’t)
  • How to create a monsoon nursery of vegetable saplings
  • How to undertake green manuring to improve your soil
  • Drip irrigation in raised-beds for vegetable growing

Open Day at Quinta de Souza

Saturday, June 29th 2013 at 3-5pm

Tivim, Goa, India

Tivim, GA

  • Pre-registration compulsory.
  • Call/SMS Karan: 99606-43250 OR Email: karan@greenessentials.in to pre-register.
  • Registration Fee, Rs. 100.00 per head.
  • Meeting point (at Thivim Panchayat on the Mapusa-Thivim road)

Green Essentials

Green Essentials is a garden-cum-eco store that promotes environmentally-friendly alternatives that help make our lives healthier, more natural and sustainable. We are especially passionate about growing vegetables at home and promote organic vegetable gardening in Goa through our workshops.