Health

Can Organic farming can be effective, provided they can help us improve soil health and plant health?

Yes, organic farming can improve soil fertility by maintaining and building a fertile living soil through application of frequent organic matter inputs in the form of green manures, compost and farmyard manure and by adopting cover crops and crop rotations and inter cropping. Integrating crops and animals, reducing overgrazing and facilitate nutrient recycling on the …

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How gardening can improve your health?

The health benefits of gardening know no age, health condition or gender boundary. Whether you’re single, wheelchair-bound and raising strawberries in a container or have mapped out your garden patch in your yard for corn, tomatoes, green beans and carrots for your family of five; the benefits of vegetable gardening carry more than organic and …

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I have small children/pets, can you avoid using poisonous plants?

The most common house plant poisons include, Azalea, Lillies including Easter Lily, Day lily (Hemerocallis), Tiger lily, Croton (Joseph’s Coat), Daffodils (Narciccus species), Caladium, Dieffenbachia (Dumbcane), Ficus (rubber plants, weeping and variegated fig plants), Philodendron, Monstera (Swiss Cheese Plant), Oleander, Poinsetta, Christmas Cherry and Holly berries.