DESERTS, SEAWATER & SUNSHINE: RECIPE FOR FUTURISTIC AGRIBUSINESS

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Conventional agriculture is resource and energy intensive. Plants need the right kind of soil, nutrients, water and sunlight to grow and thrive. This implies that places that are too dry or hot are considered barren and unsuitable for agricultural activities. “Farming as usual” can no longer satisfy global food demand. Existing farming practices are largely […]

THE FUTURE OF FARMING

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The current state of food: According to the United Nations, an estimated 821 million people in the world suffered from hunger in 2018. That is, 1 in 9 people do not get enough food to be healthy and lead an active life. Globally, an estimated 2 billion people do not have access to safe, nutritious […]

TLC for Plants & Gardens

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Our plants and gardens give us so much joy, reduce stress, add beauty and colour to our lives. So it is only natural for us to want to give them the tender-loving-care (TLC) that they so richly deserve. If like me you are interested in how to make your plants and gardens happier and healthier, […]

BENEFITS OF INDOOR PLANTS

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INDOOR PLANTS/ HOUSE PLANTS are plants that are grown indoors in places such as residences and offices. The practice of keeping indoor plants can be traced back to the early Greeks and Romans who started bringing their plants in from the outdoors. The Victorians were known to love potted palms while the 70s was the […]