A larger selection of veggies over a longer period of time grown locally can only be a good thing for UAE residents, not only better eating but also a way to reduce carbon footprints.
UAE farmers are using different options to sell their produce as growing any sort of fresh foodstuff in the desert is a challenge so specialised markets are becoming their target.
A great idea for homes and schools – your own soil factory in a region where sand is the norm.
An interesting, and inspiring, series showing how probiotics work in a garden setting.
Permaculture ? What is it and how does it work? It’s an eco friendly method of growing plants of all types.
“30 new schools will join Eco-Schools UAE this year” – Gulf News 27 Oct 2012 . It would be great to have 60 schools following environmentally friendly principles by the end of 2013.
For those who would like to avoid using chemicals in their gardens some of these natural remedies may be helpful.
School children offered the chance to use fresh veggies also introduce the option to their parents and friends