Chlorophyll Conversations

Vinita, a green practitioner, shares tips and experiences in growing an organic garden.

Nov 21 2012
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Vinita
How much water do plants really need? How do you avoid over-watering?
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Oct 27 2012
Vinita
You can use organic options like Panchagavya, Vegetable enzymes, tea compost etc. to ensure a healthy soil for your plants. You can also make them yourself!
Aug 20 2012
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Vinita
The three hour workshop was a fun mix of story-time, experience-sharing, eating some delicious food prepared from fresh vegetables and finally some hands-on seed sowing.
Aug 03 2012
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Vinita
Typically, urban children today are given little or no opportunity for physical contact with nature. They spend less time in and with nature – so how can they build a relationship with it?
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Jul 24 2012
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Vinita
Companion planting is a core element of organic gardening. This has proven to have improved the yield of surrounding plants and even improve the flavour of neighbouring plants.
Jun 22 2012
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Vinita
Your little garden is not just for your plants. It supports a lot of animal life too. Do you see butterflies and squirrels in your garden?
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May 04 2012
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Vinita
Powdery mildews and mealy bugs are the biggest problems faced by gardeners. Here are some non-chemical, DIY solutions to keep them away.
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Apr 24 2012
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Vinita
It is important we keenly observe the type of insect and the nature of 'attack' before shifting to panic mode and seeking out a solution to exterminate the organism completely.
Mar 27 2012
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Vinita
We normally discard the cauliflower leaves and beetroot leaves. But they are packed with nutrition and taste great too.
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Mar 06 2012
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Vinita
Contrary to popular belief not all weeds are unwanted, useless and harmful. There are some weeds that extremely useful for the gardening enthusiasts.
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Oct 10 2011
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Vinita
Seeds are critical to organic urban farming. Seed saving requires time, effort and attention but there is satisfaction of having saved seeds from your own garden for your own use!