Imagine a world without chocolate. That’s grim, right? That’s what we could be facing if global temperatures rise by 2 degrees. This is according to the Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) in an eye-opening report released earlier this week.
The next time you buy your fruit from the supermarket, don't discard the plastic containers they come in. Microgreens grow well in them, especially if they are flat and wide. I like repurposing the containers used for berries. These are small, not too deep, 10 x 10 cm containers, and are perfect to grow a small batch of microgreens. Here's how you can prepare your recycled containers for growing your microgreens.
If you have ever had wheatgrass, you'll probably agree it's not the most tasty of juices. But it is highly nutritious and contains just about every vitamin and mineral you'll need for a healthier body. What's more, it's much cheaper to grow it yourself and its super easy too.
If you are growing edibles in your indoor or outdoor garden, be careful what kind of pesticide control product you use. By using chemical pesticides in your garden, you are intentionally releasing cancer-producing and toxic substances into our environment. In this article, I share an organic, home-made pesticide control recipe you can create using natural products that are easily available and safe to use on your plants.